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# union - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Careful now: The Department of the Environment doesn't pull its punches on Twitter
# Smackdown
# Smackdown

Careful now: The Department of the Environment doesn't pull its punches on Twitter

Apr 17th 2014, 10:30 PM 26,610 Views 33 Comments

Your move, SIPTU Community…

# union - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Russian forces storm Ukraine airbase. Reports of soldier shot.
# Shots Fired
# Shots Fired

Russian forces storm Ukraine airbase. Reports of soldier shot.

Mar 22nd 2014, 4:20 PM 11,068 Views 169 Comments

Shots were fired as armoured vehicles entered the Belbek base near Sevastopol, after a deadline to hand the complex over to Russia expired.

# union - Friday 21 March, 2014

Next stop, Labour Court... April date for long-running Irish Rail dispute
# Off The Rails
# Off The Rails

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

Mar 21st 2014, 6:44 PM 5,484 Views 14 Comments

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

# union - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Concern that ambulance review outcome "has already been decided"
# Ambulance
# Ambulance

Concern that ambulance review outcome "has already been decided"

Mar 19th 2014, 8:32 AM 6,296 Views 29 Comments

SIPTU has called for an independent review of the situation after it emerged that there were plans to remove the ambulance service from Dublin Fire Brigade.

# union - Friday 7 March, 2014

DAA and Ryanair launch court action to stop strike at Irish airports
# Grounded
# Grounded

DAA and Ryanair launch court action to stop strike at Irish airports

Mar 7th 2014, 4:24 PM 13,833 Views 56 Comments

Dublin Airport Authority says the strike planned for next week is unlawful.

# union - Friday 28 February, 2014

Here's why ex-All Black wing Joe Rokocoko still loves rugby
# Passion
From The42
# Passion

Here's why ex-All Black wing Joe Rokocoko still loves rugby

Feb 28th 2014, 2:07 PM 8,697 Views 2 Comments

The Bayonne star took to Instagram to explain what makes the oval ball game so special.

# union - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Irish Rail workers reject payroll-cutting plan, Varadkar ‘disappointed’
# Off The Rails
# Off The Rails

Irish Rail workers reject payroll-cutting plan, Varadkar ‘disappointed’

Feb 27th 2014, 4:30 PM 9,591 Views 47 Comments

Both SIPTU and the NBRU have rejected the latest proposals as unfair. The Transport Minister says Irish Rail won’t be given any more cash…

# union - Monday 17 February, 2014

Shannon Aerospace staff to hold work stoppage over pensions
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Shannon Aerospace staff to hold work stoppage over pensions

Feb 17th 2014, 5:26 PM 7,064 Views 37 Comments

SIPTU members are to hold a four-hour work stoppage on 4 March.

Slammin' Sam Burgess to join union in 2015 Rugby World Cup bid
# Code Hopper
From The42
# Code Hopper

Slammin' Sam Burgess to join union in 2015 Rugby World Cup bid

Feb 17th 2014, 1:15 PM 5,213 Views 14 Comments

Bath have confirmed the capture of the rugby league star on a three-year contract.

# union - Sunday 15 December, 2013

Concern about Bord Gais employee conditions after 'surprise' sale of company
# Sale Of State Assets
# Sale Of State Assets

Concern about Bord Gais employee conditions after 'surprise' sale of company

Dec 15th 2013, 3:14 PM 12,808 Views 29 Comments

A union representing some workers at Bord Gáis has said it is concerned about conditions for employees at the company following the Government’s decision to sell off the retail arm.

# union - Friday 13 December, 2013

Penneys staff vote for 3 per cent pay increase deal
# Retail
# Retail

Penneys staff vote for 3 per cent pay increase deal

Dec 13th 2013, 3:53 PM 12,128 Views 16 Comments

Mandate said the deal includes the abolition of the under-18 rate of pay at the Irish store.

# union - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

ESB union will serve notice of industrial action on Friday
# ESB
# ESB

ESB union will serve notice of industrial action on Friday

Nov 26th 2013, 11:07 PM 12,829 Views 94 Comments

The largest ESB union said it is now up to management to honour their agreement with workers on the company’s pension scheme.

Scottish Government to reveal 'landmark' independence plan
# Breaking Up
# Breaking Up

Scottish Government to reveal 'landmark' independence plan

Nov 26th 2013, 7:15 AM 4,309 Views 29 Comments

The 670-page ‘white paper’ on independence is being unveiled today ahead of next September’s historic referendum.

# union - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Nov 19th 2013, 10:15 PM 18,254 Views 8 Comments

Everybody’s talking about the pay of senior HSE staff, two robberies in Dublin, and the possibility of power cuts.

# union - Sunday 17 November, 2013

ASTI: 'Schools are being run on a shoe-string and teachers have had enough'
# ASTI
# ASTI

ASTI: 'Schools are being run on a shoe-string and teachers have had enough'

Nov 17th 2013, 2:25 PM 12,422 Views 305 Comments

The General Secretary Pat King said if teachers vote no to the Haddington deal then industrial action will continue.

# union - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Ryanair Pilot Group calls on O'Leary to negotiate single contract
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Ryanair Pilot Group calls on O'Leary to negotiate single contract

Oct 29th 2013, 9:55 PM 9,583 Views 24 Comments

The group wants O’Leary to negotiate a single contract that applies to all pilots flying for the airline.

# union - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

'We could end up in a Dublin, without a Dublin Bus' says former union official
# Labour Relations
# Labour Relations

'We could end up in a Dublin, without a Dublin Bus' says former union official

Oct 16th 2013, 10:44 AM 8,700 Views 90 Comments

Noel Dowling, who carried out a report on Dublin Bus, said he was ‘extremely worried’ about the company’s current situation.

# union - Saturday 12 October, 2013

SIPTU boss "reluctant to predict numbers" ahead of pre-Budget march
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

SIPTU boss "reluctant to predict numbers" ahead of pre-Budget march

Oct 12th 2013, 8:15 AM 3,479 Views 30 Comments

The demo, calling for “an end to austerity and an end to cuts” takes place from 1pm this afternoon on Dublin’s O’Connell Street.

# union - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

ASTI teachers start industrial action from today
# Teachers
# Teachers

ASTI teachers start industrial action from today

Oct 2nd 2013, 7:26 AM 6,509 Views 101 Comments

The action will see teachers refuse to attend meetings outside of normal school hours.

# union - Friday 27 September, 2013

ASTI hits out at principals' group over comments on industrial action
# Teachers
# Teachers

ASTI hits out at principals' group over comments on industrial action

Sep 27th 2013, 12:34 PM 7,052 Views 79 Comments

The President of the NAPD had said that the decision by ASTI members to withdraw duties outside of normal school hours, presented “an appalling vista” for principals.

# union - Monday 23 September, 2013

ASTI to discuss industrial action by teachers
# Teachers
# Teachers

ASTI to discuss industrial action by teachers

Sep 23rd 2013, 7:52 AM 3,893 Views 51 Comments

In a ballot on Friday, teachers rejected the Haddington Road public sector pay deal and voted in favour of industrial action.

# union - Thursday 12 September, 2013

Strike threat looms for EBS
# Strike
# Strike

Strike threat looms for EBS

Sep 12th 2013, 8:10 AM 5,206 Views 23 Comments

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.

# union - Thursday 29 August, 2013

An Post launch three stamps to mark 1913 Lockout centenary
# Big Jim
# Big Jim

An Post launch three stamps to mark 1913 Lockout centenary

Aug 29th 2013, 2:30 PM 4,508 Views 19 Comments

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

# union - Monday 26 August, 2013

Security staff at state solicitor’s office protest after being replaced
# Industrial Relations
# Industrial Relations

Security staff at state solicitor’s office protest after being replaced

Aug 26th 2013, 7:14 PM 12,742 Views 48 Comments

The eight security workers were not given positions after a new contractor took over at the site.

# union - Monday 19 August, 2013

Mandate workers at M&S vote in favour of industrial action
# Marks And Spencer
# Marks And Spencer

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

Aug 19th 2013, 3:43 PM 6,809 Views 20 Comments

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

Joy and celebration as New Zealand celebrates first same-sex weddings
# Love And Marriage
# Love And Marriage

Joy and celebration as New Zealand celebrates first same-sex weddings

Aug 19th 2013, 2:30 PM 7,850 Views 57 Comments

One couple, who had been together 13 years, got married at 39,000 feet.

# union - Thursday 15 August, 2013

Talks to avoid strike action by Aer Arann underway
# Strike
# Strike

Talks to avoid strike action by Aer Arann underway

Aug 15th 2013, 11:05 PM 5,657 Views 22 Comments

Aer Arann management and pilot representatives commenced their talks earlier this evening.

# union - Monday 12 August, 2013

Aer Arann pilots to strike next week
# Strike
# Strike

Aer Arann pilots to strike next week

Aug 12th 2013, 10:05 PM 9,707 Views 20 Comments

The Irish Airline Pilots’ Association (IALPA) voted by a 91% margin to begin strike action next Tuesday.

# union - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Dublin Bus 'forced strike' to save money over bank holiday
# Dublin Bus
# Dublin Bus

Dublin Bus 'forced strike' to save money over bank holiday

Aug 7th 2013, 6:45 AM 12,314 Views 141 Comments

Sources within the NBRU claimed the company would have made massive savings on its wage and fuel bill on Sunday and Monday.

# union - Monday 5 August, 2013

Dublin Bus strike set to continue tomorrow
# Strike
# Strike

Dublin Bus strike set to continue tomorrow

Aug 5th 2013, 9:30 PM 30,292 Views 351 Comments

The head of the NBRU trade union has said that Irish Rail workers ‘won’t sit idly by’ as their bus worker colleagues strike.

# union - Monday 29 July, 2013

Dublin Bus drivers likely to go on strike next week
# Dublin Bus
# Dublin Bus

Dublin Bus drivers likely to go on strike next week

Jul 29th 2013, 5:13 PM 12,916 Views 130 Comments

The company has confirmed it plans to implement cost-cutting changes from Sunday, despite opposition from unions.

# union - Friday 19 July, 2013

IRFU play down €14.9m profit as Fitzgerald appointed president
# AGM
From The42
# AGM

IRFU play down €14.9m profit as Fitzgerald appointed president

Jul 19th 2013, 7:19 PM 4,536 Views 3 Comments

The union say the large surplus is down to a ‘once off’ €11.5 million.

# union - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Labour Court recommends cuts to overtime and sick leave for Dublin Bus drivers
# Dublin Bus
# Dublin Bus

Labour Court recommends cuts to overtime and sick leave for Dublin Bus drivers

Jun 19th 2013, 6:45 AM 8,654 Views 68 Comments

The court said that there is no proposal to reduce core or basic pay but acknowledged that many of the proposals would “impact significantly” on employees.

# union - Friday 17 May, 2013

Don’t touch that dial… here’s the sport on TV this weekend
# Ready To Go
From The42
# Ready To Go

Don’t touch that dial… here’s the sport on TV this weekend

May 17th 2013, 7:15 AM 1,550 Views 0 Comments

Leinster’s Amlin Cup final and several other events to look forward to in the coming days.

# union - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

Rugby farewell to the Lions legend that drove a golf buggy down the M4
# Carting Off
From The42
# Carting Off

Rugby farewell to the Lions legend that drove a golf buggy down the M4

Apr 23rd 2013, 12:46 PM 4,789 Views 6 Comments

Andy Powell’s League switch is a boost for Jamie Heaslip’s chances of a trip to Oz.

# union - Thursday 21 March, 2013

Lufthansa flights cancelled as staff strikes commence
# Industrial Relations
# Industrial Relations

Lufthansa flights cancelled as staff strikes commence

Mar 21st 2013, 10:01 AM 4,044 Views 11 Comments

Workers at Frankfurt, Munich, Dusseldorf, Berlin, Hamburg and Cologne have walked out.

# union - Saturday 9 March, 2013

IBRC liquidators to meet IBOA union on Monday
# Ibrc
# Ibrc

IBRC liquidators to meet IBOA union on Monday

Mar 9th 2013, 8:45 AM 4,367 Views 14 Comments

The staff want a 2011 redundancy package to be honoured, and have threatened industrial action if they don’t receive “just severance”.

# union - Thursday 28 February, 2013

DCU votes to affiliate with USI after decade apart
# USI
# USI

DCU votes to affiliate with USI after decade apart

Feb 28th 2013, 10:26 PM 9,585 Views 17 Comments

Students in DCU voted to re-affilate with the Union of Students in Ireland by 768 for and 642 in opposition.

# union - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

SIPTU firefighters set to ballot for industrial action
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

SIPTU firefighters set to ballot for industrial action

Feb 6th 2013, 12:18 PM 7,824 Views 60 Comments

SIPTU said new proposals to cut the numbers responding to incidents will put firefighters in danger and claim lives.

# union - Friday 18 January, 2013

SIPTU to seek pay increases for retail workers after Dunnes deal
# Retail Pay
# Retail Pay

SIPTU to seek pay increases for retail workers after Dunnes deal

Jan 18th 2013, 1:44 PM 6,531 Views 51 Comments

SIPTU welcomes Dunnes Stores’ agreement to increase pay by 3 per cent, and says it wants rises elsewhere.