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#Trade Union

# trade-union - Saturday 31 May, 2014

Aer Lingus services resume after cabin crew strike

The airline was forced to ground almost all its flights yesterday, at an estimated cost of €10m, over a work schedule dispute.

# trade-union - Friday 23 May, 2014

Mandate writes to Dunnes Stores owners over worker issues

The trade union says the company didn’t reply to a recent letter it sent it.

# trade-union - Friday 16 May, 2014

Impact: We want more pay... as long as the economy can handle it

The public service union will only seek increased pay if the government reaches deficit targets.

# trade-union - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Opinion: We want to see an increase in wages – and respect – for fast food workers

Low-paid, zero hour contracts are on the rise globally, leaving workers without stability or decent quality of life.

# trade-union - Sunday 27 April, 2014

Mandate union says water charges will result in job losses for the real economy

Mandate General Secretary John Douglas said workers who work for companies making substantial profits now deserve a pay increase.

# trade-union - Friday 25 April, 2014

Every little helps: Thousands of Tesco workers get a pay rise

The workers will get between €400 and €700 extra per year.

# trade-union - Thursday 10 April, 2014

# trade-union - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

High Court halts airport strikes by granting injunction to DAA

Dublin Airport Authority welcomed the decision today which directs SIPTU to withdraw its planned industrial action at Dublin and Cork airports this Friday.

# trade-union - Saturday 4 January, 2014

SIPTU: 'Unity on the left could have prevented the bank guarantee'

The General President of the union has also called for more unity on the left to build a ‘New Republic’.

# trade-union - Saturday 7 December, 2013

Dunnes Stores strikers to attend Nelson Mandela's funeral

Nelson Mandela met with the Dunnes Stores strikers after his release in 1990 and said that their stand helped keep him going during his imprisonment.

# trade-union - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

IMPACT warns Bord na Mona merger would give Coillte a 'weak voice'

The agency is set to merge with Bord na Mona instead of its harvesting rights being sold off.

Workers slam 'inconsiderate' Dunnes over withdrawal of staff parking spaces

The Mandate trade union says workers could lose up to €76 per week from their income in parking expenses as a result of the move.

# trade-union - Monday 18 November, 2013

Union expresses fears for Arnotts and Boyers jobs

Mandate says that the sale of the debt of the landmark store should prioritise jobs.

# trade-union - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

'Some progress' in talks on closure of Shannon cabin crew base

Discussions between union representatives and Aer Lingus management went on till around midnight last night.

# trade-union - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Aer Lingus and IMPACT to meet with LRC over Shannon job losses

The commission said the meeting will centre solely around plans to close a cabin crew base in Shannon and not yesterday’s results of a ballot for industrial action.

# trade-union - Friday 25 October, 2013

Wallis strike comes to an end after five weeks

The strike could have escalated to include stores in Blanchardstown and Liffey Valley, had a satisfactory conclusion not been reached.

# trade-union - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Employees at Wallis on Grafton Street to go on strike today

Workers are taking industrial action in support of their colleagues at a Limerick branch who they say have been ‘locked out’ for more than three weeks.

# trade-union - Monday 7 October, 2013

Unions to mount "intensive political campaign" against emergency financial law

One union leader says he’ll be seeking a meeting with the Taoiseach to talk about repealing the FEMPI measures, which affect workers who rejected Haddington Road.

# trade-union - Sunday 29 September, 2013

Five years older and deeper in debt... So why don't the Irish protest more?

In the last few years, there’s been a noticeable decrease in the numbers taking to the streets to voice their anger. We asked the experts — why are the Irish so reluctant to protest?

# trade-union - Thursday 12 September, 2013

Strike threat looms for EBS

The Unite trade union has said that a strike notice will be served as early as next week if a resolution is not reached in talks.

# trade-union - Monday 9 September, 2013

Strike averted at four Marks & Spencer stores

Under the agreement staff will be able to apply for redeployment at nearby stores.

# trade-union - Saturday 31 August, 2013

28 pictures from today's 1913 Lockout commemoration celebrations Jim Larkin This post contains images

28 pictures from today's 1913 Lockout commemoration celebrations

Hundreds of people lined O’Connell Street to watch a reenactment of the Dublin Metropolitan Police baton-charging crowds on ‘Bloody Sunday’.

# trade-union - Thursday 29 August, 2013

An Post launch three stamps to mark 1913 Lockout centenary Big Jim This post contains images

An Post launch three stamps to mark 1913 Lockout centenary

James Connolly, Constance Markiewicz and Jim Larkin feature on the new stamps launched today.

# trade-union - Monday 19 August, 2013

Mandate workers at M&S vote in favour of industrial action

Pickets will be placed on four stores on or after 10 September.

# trade-union - Friday 16 August, 2013

Clerys lays off 86 staff 'for at least four weeks'

The iconic Dublin department store remains closed more than three weeks after a storm caused massive damage to the building.

# trade-union - Thursday 4 April, 2013

Almost 60 per cent of special needs assistants assaulted - survey

An IMPACT survey says that the SNAs were assaulted by the children they work with, with 18 per cent saying it’s a daily occurrence.

# trade-union - Friday 15 March, 2013

Column: The Local Property Tax is likely to lead to job losses in retail

Approximately 1.8 million people have less than €100 per month to spend after paying essential bills – they’ll have even less after the introduction of the new Local Property Tax, and the retail sector will be hit again, writes Mandate’s John Douglas.

# trade-union - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

Almost 8,500 days lost in 2012 to industrial disputes

Two disputes in the industry sector accounted for 72 per cent of the days lost last year.

# trade-union - Monday 21 January, 2013

New short film to highlight poor working conditions of migrants Exploitation This post contains videos

New short film to highlight poor working conditions of migrants

The video features interviews with workers, economists and trade unionists about their experiences and the vulnerability of migrant workers in a recession.

# trade-union - Sunday 16 December, 2012

SIPTU pays tribute to late trade unionist Donal Nevin

SIPTU president Jack O’Connor (pictured left) said that Nevin was “a man of great intellect and absolute integrity”.

# trade-union - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

SIPTU president: Congress should not meet again with Troika

He will put a motion before the Executive Council of Congress today calling for an end to any further meetings with the Troika.

# trade-union - Friday 5 October, 2012

Row rumbles on as Siptu rejects DAA/Aer Lingus offer

Aer Lingus has slammed Siptu, accusing the trade union of releasing “wildly inaccurate details” about the process.

# trade-union - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

Minister to airport workers: Don't go on strike. Union: We're going on strike

Leo Varadkar has urged all stakeholders to resolve their dispute over pensions in order to avoid planned industrial action by Aer Lingus and DAA employees on Monday.

# trade-union - Friday 3 August, 2012

Blacklisted Irish construction workers to sue UK company

The company allegedly used information about trade union activity, employment history and workers’ personal lives to refuse them work.

# trade-union - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

President to meet with former Vita Cortex workers

The former workers, who staged a 161 day sit-in at the Vita Cortex plant, are to meet the President at Áras an Uachtaráin today.

# trade-union - 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.

# trade-union - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

[Updated] Minister Quinn: Govt will implement treaty 'without delay'

If there is Yes vote on 31 May.

# trade-union - 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.

# trade-union - Wednesday 21 March, 2012

Unite urges members not to pay household charge

The trade union has dismissed the charge as unfair and called on its members not to pay – all 60,000 of them.

# trade-union - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

Updated: Eddie Stobart drivers in 24-hour strike

However, the British-owned distributor for Tesco Ireland has said it has received strong feedback that its workers do not want to take industrial action.