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# union - Thursday 4 February, 2021

Union says meeting with Ulster Bank chief 'provided no reassurance for staff or for customers'
# Ulster Bank
# Ulster Bank

Union says meeting with Ulster Bank chief 'provided no reassurance for staff or for customers'

Feb 4th 2021, 9:59 PM 29,940 Views 28 Comments

The threat of the bank closing “is growing”, the Financial Services Union said.

# union - Thursday 28 January, 2021

Gove insists Johnson’s mid-pandemic trip to Scotland is ‘absolutely essential’
# Bad Timing
# Bad Timing

Gove insists Johnson’s mid-pandemic trip to Scotland is ‘absolutely essential’

Jan 28th 2021, 8:58 AM 46,308 Views 34 Comments

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has questioned whether the visit is necessary during the pandemic.

# union - Sunday 5 January, 2020

Game workers in Ireland are concerned about low pay, unpaid overtime and uncertain work
# Game Workers Unite
# Game Workers Unite

Game workers in Ireland are concerned about low pay, unpaid overtime and uncertain work

Jan 5th 2020, 6:00 AM 31,415 Views 51 Comments

The Irish games industry employs around 2,000 people.

# union - Friday 25 October, 2019

IRFU will need to be brutally honest as World Cup review begins
# Lessons
From The42
# Lessons

IRFU will need to be brutally honest as World Cup review begins

Oct 25th 2019, 8:04 PM 33,050 Views 95 Comments

The latest underperformance in the biggest competition in the sport leaves many questions.

# union - Monday 19 August, 2019

High Court to hear Ryanair bid to prevent pilots' strike
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

High Court to hear Ryanair bid to prevent pilots' strike

Aug 19th 2019, 7:35 AM 15,342 Views 22 Comments

Their trade union served notice last week of plans for 48 hours of strike action from midnight on 22 August.

# union - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Members of pilot union Ialpa at Ryanair are voting on industrial action
# Pay Row
# Pay Row

Members of pilot union Ialpa at Ryanair are voting on industrial action

Jul 23rd 2019, 4:57 PM 10,107 Views 23 Comments

The union said pilots were frustrated at lack of progress in pay talks.

# union - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

IRFU performance director David Nucifora set to sign new contract up to four years
# The Boss
From The42
# The Boss

IRFU performance director David Nucifora set to sign new contract up to four years

May 14th 2019, 9:45 PM 23,214 Views 36 Comments

The Australian is the key decision-maker in Irish rugby.

Bus drivers 'resort to urinating in bottles' due to lack of toilet facilities
# Toilets
# Toilets

Bus drivers 'resort to urinating in bottles' due to lack of toilet facilities

May 14th 2019, 2:53 PM 22,323 Views 57 Comments

Flyers placed on buses across the country are calling on commuters to support drivers’ demands for sanitary facilities.

# union - Thursday 2 May, 2019

Concern for workers as Bombardier to sell Belfast operation
# Belfast
# Belfast

Concern for workers as Bombardier to sell Belfast operation

May 2nd 2019, 2:04 PM 10,854 Views 18 Comments

The company said it is committed to finding “the right buyer”.

# union - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Nurses on strike: 'You can't go home after your shift and feel you've done a good job'
# Outside The Coombe
# Outside The Coombe

Nurses on strike: 'You can't go home after your shift and feel you've done a good job'

Feb 7th 2019, 1:43 PM 12,397 Views 76 Comments

We spoke to nurses on the picket line at the Coombe maternity hospital.

# union - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

'We've been brought to this': Nurses and midwives to announce strike action dates
# INMO
# INMO

'We've been brought to this': Nurses and midwives to announce strike action dates

Jan 8th 2019, 6:01 AM 23,340 Views 70 Comments

“The last thing the health service needs is a strike,” Health Minister Simon Harris said yesterday.

# union - Friday 28 December, 2018

More than 7,000 health workers to vote on strike action in 2019
# SIPTU
# SIPTU

More than 7,000 health workers to vote on strike action in 2019

Dec 28th 2018, 9:09 AM 8,784 Views 17 Comments

Siptu says staff are due an increase in pay following a job evaluation process.

# union - Monday 3 December, 2018

Supporters of English language teachers protest at school after sudden closure
# GRAFTON COLLEGE
# GRAFTON COLLEGE

Supporters of English language teachers protest at school after sudden closure

Updated Dec 3rd 2018, 9:01 PM 46,461 Views 55 Comments

Staff said they have been left in the dark about the money they are owed.

Aer Lingus 'dismayed' at 'small subset' of staff who do not behave in an exemplary manner
# INspections
# INspections

Aer Lingus 'dismayed' at 'small subset' of staff who do not behave in an exemplary manner

Dec 3rd 2018, 8:16 AM 30,450 Views 47 Comments

SIPTU is to contact Aer Lingus over roll-out of CCTV in staff areas due to missing stock.

# union - Thursday 29 November, 2018

Secondary school teachers reject government pay proposals for new recruits
# Teachers Pay
# Teachers Pay

Secondary school teachers reject government pay proposals for new recruits

Nov 29th 2018, 6:55 PM 15,337 Views 65 Comments

The ASTI’s executive will meet shortly to consider the outcome of the ballot.

# union - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

Irish rugby aims for 20% female representation with new 'Women in Rugby' plan
# Action Plan
From The42
# Action Plan

Irish rugby aims for 20% female representation with new 'Women in Rugby' plan

Oct 23rd 2018, 6:30 AM 3,449 Views 3 Comments

The IRFU has released its action plan for the women’s game over the next five years.

# union - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Union membership for soldiers should be considered, finds review
# Workers Rights
# Workers Rights

Union membership for soldiers should be considered, finds review

Oct 2nd 2018, 7:00 AM 9,117 Views 39 Comments

PDFORRA, which represents soldiers, sailors and aircrew has been campaigning for trade union rights.

# union - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Ryanair pilots in Ireland vote unanimously in favour of accepting collective agreement
# Agreement Reached
# Agreement Reached

Ryanair pilots in Ireland vote unanimously in favour of accepting collective agreement

Sep 5th 2018, 1:05 PM 11,583 Views 5 Comments

The announcement was made by the Irish Airline Pilots’ Association, which represents some Ryanair pilots.

# union - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

Primark says staff from store destroyed by fire will be paid next week
# Belfast
# Belfast

Primark says staff from store destroyed by fire will be paid next week

Sep 4th 2018, 10:41 PM 22,505 Views 14 Comments

The news comes after management met with hundreds of staff from the store.

# union - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Poll: Do you think it's beneficial to be in a union?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think it's beneficial to be in a union?

Jul 25th 2018, 9:56 AM 33,234 Views 98 Comments

According to trade union organiser Paul Dillon, Ireland has the weakest trade union recognition laws in Western Europe.

# union - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Ryanair to cancel more flights over planned strike action
# Grounded
# Grounded

Ryanair to cancel more flights over planned strike action

Jul 19th 2018, 8:03 PM 23,311 Views 21 Comments

The airline urged pilots to reconsider plans to strike next Tuesday.

# union - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Mary's survive grandstand finale to see off gallant Roscrea in nine-try thriller
# Union
From The42
# Union

Mary's survive grandstand finale to see off gallant Roscrea in nine-try thriller

Feb 20th 2018, 5:44 PM 9,431 Views 3 Comments

St. Mary’s are into the Leinster Schools Senior Cup semi-finals after a high-octane encounter with the 2016 champions.

# union - Monday 13 November, 2017

Opinion: Do we still need unions?
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Opinion: Do we still need unions?

Nov 13th 2017, 6:30 AM 32,958 Views 118 Comments

Under Irish employment law, all workers are equal, whether union or non-union members, writes Jason O’Sullivan.

# union - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Strike threatened: Rail union warns of possible 'travel chaos' in coming weeks
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Strike threatened: Rail union warns of possible 'travel chaos' in coming weeks

Sep 27th 2017, 9:43 PM 12,268 Views 28 Comments

The NBRU said its members were “furious” with Irish Rail’s refusal to increase staff pay.

# union - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Ryanair fell foul of Europe's top court today - here's what you need to know
# Trade Unions
# Trade Unions

Ryanair fell foul of Europe's top court today - here's what you need to know

Sep 14th 2017, 5:50 PM 26,547 Views 29 Comments

The decision may have a big impact on future labour disputes at the airline.

# union - Monday 4 September, 2017

McDonald's staff hold first-ever UK strike over pay and working conditions
# Zero Hours Contract
# Zero Hours Contract

McDonald's staff hold first-ever UK strike over pay and working conditions

Sep 4th 2017, 2:18 PM 15,446 Views 88 Comments

Around 40 workers gathered outside two restaurants, before attending a protest outside parliament.

# union - Monday 22 May, 2017

Largest Bus Éireann union votes to accept Labour Court recommendations
# Ballot
# Ballot

Largest Bus Éireann union votes to accept Labour Court recommendations

May 22nd 2017, 1:27 PM 9,024 Views 23 Comments

Their acceptance means that no further strike action is likely at the service in the near-future.

# union - Friday 21 April, 2017

Teachers' union pass motion asking for review of HPV vaccine scheme
# Vaccinations At School
# Vaccinations At School

Teachers' union pass motion asking for review of HPV vaccine scheme

Apr 21st 2017, 3:06 PM 23,555 Views 93 Comments

The TUI said that the vote did not mean the vaccine or its effectiveness was being questioned.

# union - Monday 3 April, 2017

NBRU gets legal letter from CIÉ group over wildcat action
# Eleventh Hour
# Eleventh Hour

NBRU gets legal letter from CIÉ group over wildcat action

Apr 3rd 2017, 11:15 AM 31,898 Views 152 Comments

Individual strike members have indicated that further ‘wildcat’ action could happen again.

# union - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Fears of more disruption as NBRU may be sued over 'wildcat' strike
# Secondary Picketing
# Secondary Picketing

Fears of more disruption as NBRU may be sued over 'wildcat' strike

Apr 2nd 2017, 12:37 PM 19,775 Views 100 Comments

The union said it remains focused on helping resolve the Bus Éireann dispute.

# union - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

May and Sturgeon discuss future of UK - 'moronic' Daily Mail headline focuses on their legs
# On Topic
# On Topic

May and Sturgeon discuss future of UK - 'moronic' Daily Mail headline focuses on their legs

Mar 28th 2017, 7:49 AM 40,865 Views 91 Comments

“The 1950s called and asked for the headline back,” said former Labour leader Ed Miliband.

# union - Saturday 25 March, 2017

The EU is 60 this weekend, but it wasn't the first vision of a united Europe
# Long History
# Long History

The EU is 60 this weekend, but it wasn't the first vision of a united Europe

Mar 25th 2017, 7:00 AM 12,556 Views 48 Comments

It’s been tried many times before.

# union - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

'We'll be here as long as it takes': Striking Tesco workers say they're in it for the long haul
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

'We'll be here as long as it takes': Striking Tesco workers say they're in it for the long haul

Feb 14th 2017, 3:30 PM 19,750 Views 74 Comments

Strike action began today at eight stores and unions say more will follow.

# union - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Bus Éireann workers reject latest plan as two unions threaten strike action
# Back In (industrial) Action
# Back In (industrial) Action

Bus Éireann workers reject latest plan as two unions threaten strike action

Jan 18th 2017, 10:38 PM 11,508 Views 39 Comments

SIPTU has called the latest plan presented to workers as “horrendous and totally unacceptable”.

# union - Monday 9 January, 2017

KBC staff 'concerned for their jobs' as bank decides on its future in Ireland
# Uncertainty
# Uncertainty

KBC staff 'concerned for their jobs' as bank decides on its future in Ireland

Jan 9th 2017, 1:03 PM 35,109 Views 38 Comments

The bank’s management will be deciding how to tackle the Irish market on the 9 February.

# union - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Irish homecomings back on track as UK baggage handlers call off Christmas strike
# Christmas Miracle
# Christmas Miracle

Irish homecomings back on track as UK baggage handlers call off Christmas strike

Dec 20th 2016, 10:35 PM 7,314 Views 6 Comments

Other strikes at British Airways are still scheduled for Christmas Day – but the airline has promised a full flying schedule.

# union - Saturday 19 November, 2016

CityJet's boss says striking pilots' union is 'a pain in my backside'
# Not Impressed
# Not Impressed

CityJet's boss says striking pilots' union is 'a pain in my backside'

Nov 19th 2016, 6:00 PM 13,351 Views 20 Comments

The Dublin-based airline is locked in a dispute with pilots represented by the Unite.

# union - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

'Talking is always better than walking': Relief this morning as teachers to attend pay talks
# Schooled
# Schooled

'Talking is always better than walking': Relief this morning as teachers to attend pay talks

Nov 9th 2016, 9:14 AM 4,794 Views 9 Comments

The agreement to suspend the action has been welcomed by the government and education bodies.

# union - Thursday 27 October, 2016

ASTI is "a long way away" from temporarily suspending teachers strike
# A Lot More To Do
# A Lot More To Do

ASTI is "a long way away" from temporarily suspending teachers strike

Oct 27th 2016, 8:00 PM 48,796 Views 331 Comments

Today marked the first day of strike action for teachers across the country, with over 500 schools closed.

# union - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Dunnes Stores workers secure a 3% pay rise
# Dunnes And Dusted
# Dunnes And Dusted

Dunnes Stores workers secure a 3% pay rise

Oct 20th 2016, 9:22 PM 13,398 Views 27 Comments

Trade union Mandate said almost 10,000 workers would have their pay back-dated to the beginning of the month.

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