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# 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 48,820 Views 334 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 13,399 Views 27 Comments

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

# union - Saturday 3 September, 2016

'We're prepared to strike': Union to ballot secondary school teachers for industrial action
# Teachers
# Teachers

'We're prepared to strike': Union to ballot secondary school teachers for industrial action

Sep 3rd 2016, 5:41 PM 14,372 Views 78 Comments

Teachers will be asked about industrial action and will also vote on whether they want to withdraw from supervision duties.

# union - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Body to represent UFC fighters launches with support from NFL and MLS peers
# Union
From The42
# Union

Body to represent UFC fighters launches with support from NFL and MLS peers

Aug 11th 2016, 4:06 PM 4,693 Views 3 Comments

It could potentially be a huge step forward for the welfare of professional mixed martial arts athletes.

# union - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

Tomorrow's Tesco strike has been called off
# Mandate
# Mandate

Tomorrow's Tesco strike has been called off

May 25th 2016, 5:02 PM 15,739 Views 27 Comments

It was deferred following intervention by the Workplace Relations Commission.

# union - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

'Thatcherite' companies with State contracts won't recognise unions, claims CWU
# Divide And Conquer
# Divide And Conquer

'Thatcherite' companies with State contracts won't recognise unions, claims CWU

May 11th 2016, 8:44 AM 11,486 Views 58 Comments

The Communication Workers Union is meeting in Galway today.

# union - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

Tesco is looking to cut long-term staff's wages in a big way
# Everything Reduced
# Everything Reduced

Tesco is looking to cut long-term staff's wages in a big way

Jan 26th 2016, 11:18 PM 133,630 Views 219 Comments

The supermarket giant is seeking to place all staff of greater than 20 years service on new, vastly-reduced, contracts.

# union - Friday 22 January, 2016

Luas drivers say they're definitely going on strike next month
# Pay Increase
# Pay Increase

Luas drivers say they're definitely going on strike next month

Jan 22nd 2016, 5:47 PM 17,040 Views 91 Comments

“The company failed to show any initiative in the effort to find an agreed resolution to the dispute,” the union said.

# union - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Over 1,100 Irish Life workers to picket offices in Dublin and Dundalk
# Swiping Out
# Swiping Out

Over 1,100 Irish Life workers to picket offices in Dublin and Dundalk

Nov 12th 2015, 11:26 AM 12,482 Views 21 Comments

Trade union Unite says the company is trying to break the link between pay and profits and inflation.

# union - Sunday 12 July, 2015

The Lansdowne Road deal: Who's getting what and who's not happy about it
# Public Servants
# Public Servants

The Lansdowne Road deal: Who's getting what and who's not happy about it

Jul 12th 2015, 9:00 PM 20,637 Views 51 Comments

It looks likely the agreement will be accepted though some workers are not at all satisfied with it.

# union - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Analysis: Bath's polished diamond structure allows creativity to flourish
# Shape
From The42
# Shape

Analysis: Bath's polished diamond structure allows creativity to flourish

Jun 4th 2015, 7:00 AM 10,103 Views 6 Comments

We take a look at one aspect of the attacking quality that brought Mike Ford’s side into the Premiership final.

# union - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Dunnes Stores agrees to pay rise but workers say that's not good enough
# Nice Try
# Nice Try

Dunnes Stores agrees to pay rise but workers say that's not good enough

May 12th 2015, 4:56 PM 13,956 Views 46 Comments

The big sticking point is the fact that three quarters of staff are on part-time flexible contracts.

# union - Thursday 2 April, 2015

'Everyone needs to get behind Dunnes workers, in the name of common decency'
# Strike
# Strike

'Everyone needs to get behind Dunnes workers, in the name of common decency'

Apr 2nd 2015, 11:15 PM 35,183 Views 121 Comments

Thousands of Dunnes Stores employees are out on strike today.

# union - Thursday 22 January, 2015

"It's not a holiday for us ... it will actually cause more work"
# Placards At Dawn
# Placards At Dawn

"It's not a holiday for us ... it will actually cause more work"

Jan 22nd 2015, 10:35 PM 20,298 Views 38 Comments

Who’ll blink first in the junior cycle row? Not the teachers, by the sounds of it… TheJournal.ie stopped by one city centre picket this morning to take the temperature.

# union - Friday 9 January, 2015

Workers threaten to strike over Roscommon Council's 'bullyboy tactics'
# Engineers
# Engineers

Workers threaten to strike over Roscommon Council's 'bullyboy tactics'

Jan 9th 2015, 4:38 PM 15,071 Views 24 Comments

Up to 150 employees are unhappy with measures being implemented by the local authority.

# union - Friday 19 December, 2014

Three-quarters of Dunnes Stores workers are on part-time flexible contracts
# Zero Hours
# Zero Hours

Three-quarters of Dunnes Stores workers are on part-time flexible contracts

Dec 19th 2014, 11:22 AM 16,851 Views 61 Comments

This comes from a survey carried out by Mandate Trade Union on worker satisfaction.

# union - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Former Waterford Crystal workers unanimously vote in favour of €178m pension deal
# Decision Time
# Decision Time

Former Waterford Crystal workers unanimously vote in favour of €178m pension deal

Dec 13th 2014, 7:55 PM 12,328 Views 50 Comments

The factory in Waterford closed in 2009.

# union - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

No resolution in sight for striking teachers
# No Light Ahead
# No Light Ahead

No resolution in sight for striking teachers

Dec 2nd 2014, 4:18 PM 9,807 Views 51 Comments

The action today has seen 27,000 of the country’s teachers taking industrial action.

# union - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Offload king Sonny Bill Williams made his union comeback this morning
# Sbw
From The42
# Sbw

Offload king Sonny Bill Williams made his union comeback this morning

Oct 8th 2014, 3:10 PM 7,166 Views 3 Comments

The 29-year-old replaced Connacht-bound Bundee Aki in the second half of Counties Manukau’s ITM Cup clash.

# union - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Greyhound dispute could be set to end after 14-week lockout

Greyhound dispute could be set to end after 14-week lockout

Sep 21st 2014, 8:00 PM 9,867 Views 16 Comments

A new deal has been agreed between representatives on both sides and now awaits a vote from workers.

# union - Friday 19 September, 2014

Three arrested over Glasgow unrest following referendum result
# Indyref
# Indyref

Three arrested over Glasgow unrest following referendum result

Sep 19th 2014, 11:58 PM 16,594 Views 72 Comments

Police have separated both Yes and No groups in Glasgow’s George Square.

# union - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Talks between Siptu and Greyhound break down at the LRC
# Halt
# Halt

Talks between Siptu and Greyhound break down at the LRC

Sep 3rd 2014, 10:59 PM 5,727 Views 12 Comments

The talks talks have adjourned and there is no date set for them to resume.

All-Ireland train strikes called off after late-night LRC talks
# Back On Track
# Back On Track

All-Ireland train strikes called off after late-night LRC talks

Sep 3rd 2014, 9:02 AM 12,006 Views 47 Comments

The strikes were due to cause disruption on 7, 8 and 21 September.

# union - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Talks stall between IMO and HSE on consultant doctors
# Pay Scale
# Pay Scale

Talks stall between IMO and HSE on consultant doctors

Aug 27th 2014, 11:51 AM 4,967 Views 4 Comments

The sticking point is on how a consultant’s experience will be assessed in terms of where they land on the pay scale.

# union - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Te'o signing fits perfectly with Matt O'Connor's vision for Leinster
# Convert
From The42
# Convert

Te'o signing fits perfectly with Matt O'Connor's vision for Leinster

Aug 12th 2014, 3:00 PM 10,793 Views 22 Comments

The rugby league player will offer physicality and directness in the province’s midfield.

# union - Friday 25 July, 2014

Strike to hit Irish Rail next month as Siptu ballots for one-day stoppage
# Strrrrrrrrrrrrrike
# Strrrrrrrrrrrrrike

Strike to hit Irish Rail next month as Siptu ballots for one-day stoppage

Jul 25th 2014, 12:22 PM 6,284 Views 26 Comments

The action will take place on August 25, subject to pay cuts being implemented.

# union - Friday 18 July, 2014

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

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

Jul 18th 2014, 1:12 PM 8,062 Views 10 Comments

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

# union - Sunday 6 July, 2014

Irish Rail staff to have their say on proposed cuts
# Ballot
# Ballot

Irish Rail staff to have their say on proposed cuts

Jul 6th 2014, 1:09 PM 8,035 Views 34 Comments

The result of a SIPTU ballot is expected to be known on 11 July.

# union - Thursday 3 July, 2014

'World's fastest rugby player' Isles leaves union to focus on Olympic 7s
# Code Hopper
From The42
# Code Hopper

'World's fastest rugby player' Isles leaves union to focus on Olympic 7s

Jul 3rd 2014, 5:18 PM 8,247 Views 5 Comments

The American speedster failed to make a senior appearance for the Glasgow Warriors.

# union - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Greyhound workers to march over strike
# Greyhound
# Greyhound

Greyhound workers to march over strike

Jul 1st 2014, 5:30 PM 8,901 Views 49 Comments

The meeting will take place on Monday.

# union - Friday 13 June, 2014

Teachers taking up JobBridge scheme in the bad books with the union
# TUT TUT
# TUT TUT

Teachers taking up JobBridge scheme in the bad books with the union

Jun 13th 2014, 1:09 PM 18,094 Views 60 Comments

The INTO has directed its members not to participate in the scheme.

# union - Thursday 12 June, 2014

It's safe to book a flight with Aer Lingus this summer, says union
# Strike Is Off
# Strike Is Off

It's safe to book a flight with Aer Lingus this summer, says union

Jun 12th 2014, 9:03 AM 5,518 Views 32 Comments

Impact trade union said if today’s Labour Court recommendation is accepted, there will be “industrial peace”.

# union - Monday 9 June, 2014

Varadkar: LRC stands ready to settle Aer Lingus row ahead of threatened strike
# Megaphone Off
# Megaphone Off

Varadkar: LRC stands ready to settle Aer Lingus row ahead of threatened strike

Jun 9th 2014, 1:02 PM 4,843 Views 16 Comments

Two more days of strike action are being threatened by cabin crew staff in a row over rosters.

# union - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Aer Lingus management and union reps to hold talks at Dublin Airport today
# Let's Talk
# Let's Talk

Aer Lingus management and union reps to hold talks at Dublin Airport today

Jun 4th 2014, 8:28 AM 6,290 Views 74 Comments

The removal of discounted flight privileges will be raised at today’s meeting.

# union - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

High Court action against the IMO struck out following agreement
# GPs
# GPs

High Court action against the IMO struck out following agreement

May 28th 2014, 11:55 AM 4,540 Views 3 Comments

A comprehensive framework agreement has also been made with the Department of Health which will allow the IMO to fully represent its GP members.

# union - Monday 19 May, 2014

15-year-old in court as drivers warned about spate of carjackings
# BE CARFEUL
# BE CARFEUL

15-year-old in court as drivers warned about spate of carjackings

May 19th 2014, 9:50 AM 11,145 Views 0 Comments

A teenager will appear in court today after a taxi driver had his car hijacked in the early hours of Sunday morning.

# union - Friday 16 May, 2014

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

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

May 16th 2014, 8:02 AM 7,695 Views 32 Comments

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

# union - Thursday 15 May, 2014

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

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

May 15th 2014, 8:00 AM 136 Views 44 Comments

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

# union - Monday 28 April, 2014

Mandate union secures €20m in pay increases for 40,000 members
# More Money
# More Money

Mandate union secures €20m in pay increases for 40,000 members

Apr 28th 2014, 11:22 AM 7,603 Views 23 Comments

By winning pay increases, Mandate says members have more money to spend in the local economy.

Union hits out at Dunnes over workers' contracts lower than 15 hours per week
# Mandate
# Mandate

Union hits out at Dunnes over workers' contracts lower than 15 hours per week

Apr 28th 2014, 10:03 AM 12,578 Views 26 Comments

Mandate launched the ‘Decency for Dunnes Workers Campaign at the unions Biennial Delegate Conference in Killarney.