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#Unions

# unions - Friday 7 December, 2018

Aer Lingus CEO apologises to staff for 'hurt and upset' caused by newspaper article

Stephen Kavanagh met with staff and union representatives yesterday evening.

# unions - Sunday 15 July, 2018

Aer Lingus is facing a union showdown over staff profit-sharing demands

After agreeing pay increases with the airline, staff representatives are pushing for a piece of the pie.

# unions - Monday 9 July, 2018

Ambulance service staff to take industrial action over union rights

The National Ambulance Service Representative Association has said its members have voted by nearly 98% in favour of industrial action.

# unions - Monday 26 February, 2018

European pilots group calls for Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary to resign

Ryanair said that the group in question had “no legal standing or validity”.

# unions - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Siptu stalwart Jack O'Connor to step down as its president

The union said that O’Connor will continue to be “involved” in another capacity.

# unions - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

New 'improved' rosters for Bus Éireann drivers in Navan from Sunday - NBRU

Discussions have been taking place between management and unions over pay, rosters, and drivers’ productivity.

# unions - Monday 13 November, 2017

Bus Éireann staff say problems with northeast services 'have nothing to do with absenteeism'

They’re to do with a lack of buses and too many impractical services, say drivers. And they’re not one bit impressed with the situation.

# unions - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Public servants to get first tranche of restoration pay in the New Year

Unions that wish to be included in the deal will have to notify ICTU in writing

# unions - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Bus Éireann management and unions argue over new rosters in latest dispute

For three weeks in April, industrial action at the company brought the State-run transport services to a halt.

Gardaí's right to strike ruled out in new report

Strike action by gardaí was averted last year when a €50 million pay deal was struck in the Labour Court.

# unions - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Flight cancellations: Why is Ryanair switching its calendar year?

Michael O’Leary has denied that the loss of Ryanair pilots to rival airlines is partly to blame for hundreds of flight cancellations.

# unions - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Dublin Fire Brigade is operating at reduced capacity due to unofficial overtime strikes over pay

Firefighters and paramedics in Dublin want their overtime rate raised to 1.5 times regular pay, in line with the rest of the country and the Dublin City Council standard.

# unions - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Siptu recommends its members accept government's 'pay restoration' deal

The union said that “on balance”, the pluses outweighed the negatives on the deal.

# unions - Monday 22 May, 2017

Leo Varadkar defends his proposed ban on 'essential' public workers' strike

Leo was forced to defend some of his big manifesto promises today.

# unions - Friday 7 April, 2017

Light at the end of the tunnel? Bus Éireann talks to resume tomorrow morning

Both sides were up all night last night trying to reach an agreement.

# unions - Friday 24 February, 2017

Strikes at six Tesco stores delayed over union notice

The union said it was erring on the side of caution.

# unions - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Bus Éireann workers to go on all-out strike (and there's no end date)

The dispute will come to a head in three weeks’ time.

# unions - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Up to 40 pilots at Dublin Airport are going on strike from next week

Irish airline CityJet flies to several European cities, including London, Paris and Florence.

# unions - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

Now it's the private sector: unions demand 4% increase for all members

Pressure is mounting on government to deal with the public pay row, as private sector unions set to lodge pay claims.

# unions - Sunday 6 November, 2016

Bertie Ahern is "iffy" about how the Garda dispute was resolved

The former Taoiseach isn’t sure if gardaí should have access to industrial relations mechanisms.

# unions - Thursday 27 October, 2016

Over 500 schools to close today kicking off a season of strikes

Teachers are not the only group set to strike over the coming weeks.

# unions - Sunday 25 September, 2016

Ross welcomes Dublin Bus talks, says both sides now need to be given "space"

Dublin Bus says that the ongoing strikes have already cost it €4 million.

# unions - Monday 25 July, 2016

Poll: Should the government raise the minimum wage by 10 cent? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the government raise the minimum wage by 10 cent?

The Low Pay Commission have recommended raising the minimum wage from €9.15 to €9.25,

# unions - Monday 18 April, 2016

Irish Rail threatens unions with legal action after drivers refuse to train new recruits

The company says they are breaching their contracts, but unions say participation in training is voluntary.

# unions - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Irish Rail postpones its plans for 10-minute Darts

The company said it was due to the “intransigence” of unions.

# unions - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Holding Luas strikes on such important days will cost other workers dearly

Unions need to realise it’s not 1913 anymore. There are laws and institutions to protect workers now, writes Aaron McKenna.

# unions - Thursday 21 January, 2016

Italian politicians want jail for gay couples who use overseas surrogates

A prominent gay rights group has branded the move ‘indecent’.

# unions - 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.

# unions - Sunday 12 July, 2015

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

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

# unions - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Today, Ryanair have been mostly battling strikes in France, and suffering them in Denmark

The airline has launched an online petition against French air traffic control strikes, while the Danish Labour Court has ruled that unions can now strike against them.

# unions - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Fears for 100 jobs after 'shock closure' of Dunnes Stores in Wexford

Staff were told of the move at 6pm this evening.

McDonald's workers protest "poverty wages" and demand $15/hour

“Out of the kitchens and into the streets.”

# unions - Thursday 7 May, 2015

Teachers to protest outside school gates today against Junior Cert reforms

Only a nominal number of teachers have taken up the new teacher training.

# unions - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Bus Eireann could lose as much as €5 million in revenue if strike days go ahead

The action against 10% of bus routes being put out to private tender is set to take place next month.

# unions - Saturday 28 February, 2015

"I'm not talking about discipline": Minister won't say whether teachers will be punished

Jan O’Sullivan says she’s pressing ahead with junior cycle reforms, insisting individual teachers “want to get on with it”.

# unions - Monday 16 February, 2015

'It's been about so much more than water': Right2Water groups are planning for the general election

Politicians, NGOs, academics and others will be invited to attend a two day ‘May Day Conference’.

# unions - Friday 13 February, 2015

Teachers are miffed Junior Cert details were leaked to newspaper

Unions have rejected the draft document but say it may form the basis for discussions.

# unions - Saturday 31 January, 2015

Siptu wants the minimum wage to be €11.45 an hour

And pay rises for all.

# unions - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Minister to teachers: 'Call off your strike' ... Teachers to minister: 'No'

The strike’s set to go ahead next Tuesday. And neither side is backing down.

# unions - Friday 21 November, 2014

SIPTU still won't say if they'll join water charge protests

It depends on what emerges from talks with other unions, they say.

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