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# teeu - Monday 15 October, 2018

ICTU says it has 'no role or function' in workers' calls to be released from ESB union

ICTU now says that only union members can make a complaint. However, it is the fact ESB workers are no longer union members that is in dispute.

# teeu - Monday 8 October, 2018

ICTU in receipt of 'over 1,000 emails a week' asking for ESB workers to be released from union

A spokesperson for the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) says it does not have to respond to those mails because it is merely copied on them and is not the intended recipient.

# teeu - Thursday 20 September, 2018

ESB union refusing to erase ex-members data over 'contractual obligations'

There is no obvious end in sight to the membership saga involving Connect and its ex-members.

# teeu - Thursday 13 September, 2018

'It's Catch 22': Former members frustrated as main ESB union refuses to confirm that they've left Exclusive

Former Connect members numbering in ‘the hundreds’ were recently expelled by Siptu at the request of its sister union.

# teeu - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Head of main ESB union faced no-confidence motion after pay talks - one that was never acted upon

More than 50% of electrical union TEEU’s ESB technician members expressed no confidence in Paddy Kavanagh in March 2017.

# teeu - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

200 ESB Siptu members planning on leaving union in solidarity with expelled workers Exclusive

Former Connect members numbering in the ‘hundreds’ were recently expelled by Siptu at the request of its sister union.

# teeu - Saturday 28 July, 2018

Siptu 'expels hundreds of ESB members' for allegedly transferring from another union

550 workers left the electrical union Connect in March of 2017.

# teeu - Friday 20 November, 2015

Another Irish Water row: Workers may go on strike over job cuts

Workers are concerned about the planned reduction of frontline staff numbers.

# teeu - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Ireland's economy might be picking up, but workers' earnings are still going backwards

Workers in the public sector get nearly 50% more on average than those in private companies.

# teeu - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Electricians union will do 'whatever is necessary' to get 5% pay rise

The TEEU’s conference heard that they wan ta roll-back on concession made over the last seven years.

# teeu - Friday 18 July, 2014

Unions protest over claims of 'continued abuse of builders' by Dept of Education

The union claims that workers are being ‘forced’ to work as self-employed, “despite the fact that they are clearly employees.”

# teeu - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Bausch & Lomb express 'gratitude' to workers for voting in favour of cost cutting measures

The company said it was always their preference to keep the plant open and promised to invest in the plant.

# teeu - Friday 21 March, 2014

Next stop, Labour Court... April date for long-running Irish Rail dispute

The company claims that each week without savings being secured costs them “an additional €100,000″.

# teeu - Thursday 13 February, 2014

Threat of national electricians' strike 'receded significantly' after LRC talks

Under proposals, employer bodies would withdraw any claim for a ten per cent pay cut while the TEEU would drop its call for a 4.9 per cent increase.

# teeu - Friday 7 February, 2014

6,500 electricians to strike in two weeks over pay rates

Some 94 per cent of TEEU members voted in favour of industrial action and notice was served on employers today.

# teeu - Monday 20 January, 2014

National strike of electricians could halt construction and manufacturing

The Technical Engineering and Electrical Union (TEEU) has confirmed that that they will ballot members on 7 February.

# teeu - Friday 13 December, 2013

Bord Gáis sale is 'selling the family silver' - union boss

Arthur Hall said that the government had accepted a deal below what the company is worth.

# teeu - Friday 12 April, 2013

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

TEEU rejects 'Croke Park 2' proposals by two-to-one margin

The union, which represents engineering and electrical workers, is the third to vote against the deal.

# teeu - Monday 18 February, 2013

St James's Hospital: No disruption to services expected during TEEU picket

No disruption to services is anticipated tomorrow during a planned picket by members of the Technical Engineering and Electrical Union, says hospital management.

# teeu - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

Unions meet to discuss Aer Lingus industrial action

The meeting follows the breakdown of talks over the staff pension scheme in the Labour Relations Committee last week.

# teeu - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

Unions, staff to hold talks at Shannon over plans to sell off hangar

Staff and unions for Aer Lingus are unhappy with the plan which will see 55 workers face compulsory redundancy or relocation.

# teeu - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

ICTU will not advise members on how to vote in fiscal treaty

The Irish Congress of Trade Unions says there is no support for the treaty in it ranks – but that it fears a No vote could exclude Ireland from the European Stability Mechanism.

# teeu - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

As three unions say no, ICTU to discuss common policy on Fiscal Compact

The Tánaiste has appealed directly to union members suggesting that leaders are not acting in the best interests of members.

# teeu - Monday 23 April, 2012

TEEU advises members to vote 'No' on fiscal treaty

Technical Engineering and Electrical Union has become the third trade union to advise members to vote No in the fiscal compact treaty.

# teeu - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

Irish Cement workers strike over unpaid money and planned pay cuts

Workers say they are due between €5,000 and €9,500 each after a Labour Court ruling, but the company wants pay cuts.

# teeu - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

ESB w0rkers to vote on plan to shed 1,000 jobs by 2015 ESB

ESB w0rkers to vote on plan to shed 1,000 jobs by 2015

Workers will be asked to consider plans which management says are needed in order to cut payroll costs by €140 million.

# teeu - Thursday 5 January, 2012

TEEU in solidarity visit to Vita Cortex workers

The sit-in by the plant’s 32 former workers continues into its 21st day but SIPTU has said its members are ready to talk – if the company is.

# teeu - Monday 19 September, 2011

Strife at the ESB as unions clash over strike plans

The TEEU has hit out at fellow union Unite, saying it is “not appropriate” to threaten shutdown of Ireland’s electricity supply.

# teeu - Saturday 20 November, 2010

TEEU to debate civil disobedience motion today

One of Ireland’s largest trade unions, which is calling for a general election, will vote on a motion of civil unrest today.

# teeu - Monday 16 August, 2010

ELECTRICIAN’S at St James’ Hospital in Dublin are staking a one-day strike today.

The dispute centres around management’s attempts to transfer the responsibility to reset fire alarms at the hospital from electricians to employees of a private security firm.

The hospital says it would save money by doing so, as electricians are currently paid for four to eight hours to simply reset an alarm.

Management at the hospital said “‘Security personnel have traditionally been part of the hospital fire response team and are now engaged in the resetting of fire alarms for which they have been appropriately trained to the satisfaction of experts on fire services management.”

Talks between management and the Union, the TEEU broke down last week. The TEEU have already had two half day stoppages.

# teeu - Wednesday 11 August, 2010

ELECTRICAL WORKER’S UNION the TEEU are planning a picket of St James’s Hostpial on Monday. Management at the hospital are however appealing ot the union to delay the planned action.

After talks at the Labour Relations Commission broke down yesterday, the hospital said it would like to pursue discussions directly with the union.

The dispute centres around management’s attempts to transfer the responsibility to reset fire alarms at the hospital from electricians to employees of a private security firm. The hospital says it would save money by doing so, as electricians are currently paid for four to eight hours to simply reset an alarm.

Electricians have already held two four-hour stoppages in recent days, though emergency cover was provided.

The TEEU was also responsible for the recent Otis lifts strike.