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#Strikes

# strikes - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Today, Ryanair have been mostly battling strikes in France, and suffering them in Denmark

The airline has launched an online petition against French air traffic control strikes, while the Danish Labour Court has ruled that unions can now strike against them.

# strikes - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Thousands of Dunnes staff are only one step away from mass strikes

Their union says workers are being denied a basic standard of living.

# strikes - Monday 29 September, 2014

Obama admits they underestimated Islamic State group and what was happening in Syria

He said that it must be accepted the military action is part of the solution.

# strikes - Friday 12 September, 2014

CIA triples its estimate of the number of Islamic State fighters

Up to 2,000 Westerners are fighting with the group, the intelligence agency says.

# strikes - Monday 8 September, 2014

# strikes - Monday 25 August, 2014

Israeli fire kills 10 Palestinians across Gaza

The shelling comes as Egypt has proposed a new peace deal.

# strikes - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Three Hamas commanders and four children among at least 15 killed in Israeli strikes today

Air strikes have stepped up on day 45 of the conflict, militants fired 18 rockets over the border since midnight.

Industrial disputes have cost 8,324 working days so far this year

That’s more than double the number for the same period last year.

# strikes - Saturday 2 August, 2014

Poll: Do you support the planned rail strikes? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support the planned rail strikes?

Are you on board?

# strikes - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

This is the Hamas Prime Minister's office after an Israeli air strike

Also hit was a Hamas-run television and radio station.

# strikes - Monday 9 June, 2014

Aer Lingus and IMPACT to meet for Labour Court talks

The union and airline are engaged in a dispute that centres on rosters, which cabin crew want changed.

# strikes - Thursday 22 May, 2014

178 workers lost 310 days in industrial disputes in the first part of 2014

That number is up on the same time last year.

# strikes - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Strike action in Turkey over mining disaster as protesters rage against authorities

Turkey’s four worker unions have called for a nationwide, one-day strike today.

# strikes - Friday 16 August, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s talking about poor hygiene in hospitals, home births and students cheating in the Leaving Cert.

# strikes - Saturday 29 June, 2013

Aaron McKenna: Public service obligation routes should be put out to competitive tender

The government should put public service obligation and school routes out to competitive tender – doing so would save 20 to 30 per cent on simply handing over such cash to public sector monopolies, writes Aaron McKenna.

# strikes - Saturday 20 April, 2013

Aaron McKenna: We must sacrifice industrial peace to save the nation

We have been treating nurses and gardai as equal in importance to receptionists and quango directors, they are not equal in importance, writes Aaron McKenna.

# strikes - Thursday 21 March, 2013

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

# strikes - Thursday 20 December, 2012

TSSA to ballot for industrial action for Bus Eireann workers

Bus Eireann has decided to introduce a range of cost-cutting measures, including cutting overtime, shift, premium and rota payments.

# strikes - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Clashes erupt in Europe anti-austerity protests

Millions of workers across Europe rallied together today in strikes and rallies to protest against any further austerity measures.

# strikes - Thursday 25 October, 2012

Hurricane Sandy strikes Cuba, Jamaica Hurricane Sandy This post contains images

Hurricane Sandy strikes Cuba, Jamaica

One person was killed in Jamaica while 1,700 people were evacuated in Santiago de Cuba as a precautionary measure.

# strikes - Friday 17 August, 2012

'Several' South African miners shot dead by police South Africa This post contains videos

'Several' South African miners shot dead by police

Video footage of the shooting has been broadcast across South Africa.

# strikes - Sunday 17 June, 2012

Unions threaten summer strike action at Aer Lingus

Unite says that it does not make idle threats and a full withdrawal of labour could be imminent.

# strikes - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Use of drones 'ethical' and 'wise' says White House adviser Drones This post contains videos

Use of drones 'ethical' and 'wise' says White House adviser

Counter-terrorism chief John Brennan defended US drone attacks.

# strikes - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

The nine things you need to know this morning.

# strikes - Monday 13 February, 2012

Over 3,500 days lost to industrial disputes in 2011

There were just eight industrial disputes in Ireland in 2011 involving a total of 1,384 workers.

# strikes - Friday 10 February, 2012

The 5 at 5: Friday

The 5 at 5: Clashes in Athens; body found during Tit Bonhomme search; a new use for vacant buildings.

# strikes - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things to know by 9am: Public sector pensions hit (a bit) by new levy, mixed news on the money front, how Dublin is better than Paris, and how often do men really think about naughty things?

# strikes - Sunday 30 October, 2011

Australian court orders an end to the Qantas dispute

Qantas planes should be back in the skies by tomorrow after a Labour tribunal ruled that the decision to ground the entire fleet must be reversed.

# strikes - Monday 17 October, 2011

Burma allows trade unions for first time since 1962

Burma has lifted bans on the formation of labour unions and the staging of strikes, which have been in place for almost 50 years.

Strikes and sit-ins ahead of a crucial week for Greece

A 48-hour general strike to be held on Wednesday and Thursday is set to ground flights for two days and cripple public and many private services.

# strikes - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

Greece strikes over austerity measures

Airliners have been grounded, schools closed and public transport halted as public workers walk off the job for 24 hours.

# strikes - Friday 1 July, 2011

From The Daily Edge 'Robo-Ed': Miliband gives identical answers to every question Cringe This post contains videos

'Robo-Ed': Miliband gives identical answers to every question

The UK opposition leader has been hammered for a bizarre interview he gave to BBC News yesterday.

While Greece riots, Italy passes €47bn austerity plan

Europe’s financial worries deepen as Italy plans for more austerity measures to balance its budget.

# strikes - Thursday 30 June, 2011

Public sector strikes hit Britain

Public sector workers are on strike over reforms to their pension arrangements.

# strikes - Wednesday 27 October, 2010

Pension reform bill is passed in France

Despite fierce protests French politicians have approved Nicolas Sarkozy’s pension reform bill.

# strikes - Friday 22 October, 2010

Police break blockade at oil depot near Paris France This post contains videos

Police break blockade at oil depot near Paris

President Sarkozy refuses to change pension reform plans as the French senate prepares to vote.

# strikes - Thursday 21 October, 2010

From The Daily Edge Lady Gaga postpones Paris gigs as French strikes continue France Goes Gaga

Lady Gaga postpones Paris gigs as French strikes continue

The singer is the first performer to call off shows over the ongoing strikes across France.

# strikes - Wednesday 20 October, 2010

In pictures: Strikes continue across France France This post contains images

In pictures: Strikes continue across France

Impassioned protests against pension reforms enter the seventh day.

# strikes - Monday 18 October, 2010

Blockade puts pressure on French fuel supplies amid new terror warning Chaos This post contains videos

Blockade puts pressure on French fuel supplies amid new terror warning

Demonstrations over pension reforms continue to target fuel supplies, leading to a rush to fill up at petrol stations.