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#Unions

# unions - Wednesday 10 August, 2022

Teacher unions plan ballots for industrial action over stalled pay talks
# Co-ordinated Campaign
# Co-ordinated Campaign

Teacher unions plan ballots for industrial action over stalled pay talks

Wed 7:48 PM 19,240 Views 20 Comments

The unions noted that workers’ pay has been diminished by soaring inflation.

# unions - Thursday 9 June, 2022

Public service pay talks are now officially underway
# Rising Inflation
# Rising Inflation

Public service pay talks are now officially underway

Jun 9th 2022, 3:17 PM 19,194 Views 19 Comments

The talks will be facilitated by the Workplace Relations Commission from next week.

# unions - Tuesday 24 May, 2022

Coveney okays associate membership of ICTU for armed forces ahead of pay talks
# Armed Forces
# Armed Forces

Coveney okays associate membership of ICTU for armed forces ahead of pay talks

May 24th 2022, 8:29 PM 10,233 Views 5 Comments

Defence Minister Simon Coveney said that the government is aware of the ‘longstanding desire’ of the body to associate with the union

# unions - Friday 6 May, 2022

McGrath gives the green light to exploratory talks on public service pay
# Rising Inflation
# Rising Inflation

McGrath gives the green light to exploratory talks on public service pay

May 6th 2022, 5:21 PM 18,886 Views 18 Comments

The talks will centre around the pay for 350,000 people who work in the public sector.

# unions - Saturday 23 April, 2022

'Some teachers get assaulted more than once a week': Review demanded over attacks at schools
# Assault
# Assault

'Some teachers get assaulted more than once a week': Review demanded over attacks at schools

Apr 23rd 2022, 7:00 AM 24,300 Views 84 Comments

Unions have demanded that better supports are available to teachers who have been assaulted by students.

# unions - Thursday 18 November, 2021

Unions call for healthcare workers to not be exempt from five-day household Covid rule
# HSE
# HSE

Unions call for healthcare workers to not be exempt from five-day household Covid rule

Nov 18th 2021, 10:00 PM 24,546 Views 21 Comments

Dr Colm Henry said the HSE is finalising its policy around this at the moment.

# unions - Wednesday 13 October, 2021

Hospitality industry 'not an attractive sector' for returning workers, Oireachtas committee hears
# Rock Bottom
# Rock Bottom

Hospitality industry 'not an attractive sector' for returning workers, Oireachtas committee hears

Oct 13th 2021, 5:29 PM 13,248 Views 18 Comments

The Oireachtas committee on Tourism, Culture, Arts, Sport and Media discussed the issue today.

# unions - Monday 16 August, 2021

Unions call on Taoiseach to solve row over recognising hardships faced by healthcare workers
# Recognition
# Recognition

Unions call on Taoiseach to solve row over recognising hardships faced by healthcare workers

Aug 16th 2021, 3:32 PM 11,353 Views 11 Comments

The unions said said the delay was “deeply damaging” to the morale of all health care workers.

# unions - Wednesday 7 April, 2021

Vaccine priority: All three teacher unions agree to ballot for industrial action if government doesn't meet demands
# Covid19
# Covid19

Vaccine priority: All three teacher unions agree to ballot for industrial action if government doesn't meet demands

Apr 7th 2021, 11:02 AM 99,777 Views 324 Comments

The three unions tabled a joint motion on the issue.

# unions - Thursday 21 January, 2021

Education Minister: Unions 'refused to accept public health advice' over special schools return
# School Closures
# School Closures

Education Minister: Unions 'refused to accept public health advice' over special schools return

Updated Jan 21st 2021, 7:08 PM 68,698 Views 156 Comments

The Fórsa union has said it wanted special education back “as soon as possible” but criticised “running commentary in the media”

# unions - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

Government drops plans to re-open schools for special education this Thursday
# Schools
# Schools

Government drops plans to re-open schools for special education this Thursday

Updated Jan 19th 2021, 10:26 PM 51,950 Views 225 Comments

Fórsa said its workers were genuinely fearful that a return to school was unsafe for students and staff.

# unions - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

HSE tells unions that where healthcare workers can't secure childcare, they can remain at home with pay
# On The Frontline
# On The Frontline

HSE tells unions that where healthcare workers can't secure childcare, they can remain at home with pay

Apr 28th 2020, 10:04 PM 25,479 Views 49 Comments

Previous proposals to support healthcare workers with childcare provision had been described as inadequate by unions.

Concern over how physical distancing in workplaces will be 'policed' once restrictions are eased
# Protection
# Protection

Concern over how physical distancing in workplaces will be 'policed' once restrictions are eased

Apr 28th 2020, 12:05 AM 33,396 Views 68 Comments

Unions are monitoring the situation but they say enforcement resources need to be increased.

# unions - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Siptu announces it is to ballot its Virgin Media members over industrial action
# Virgin Media
# Virgin Media

Siptu announces it is to ballot its Virgin Media members over industrial action

Nov 20th 2019, 6:49 PM 10,377 Views 21 Comments

The action may include striking.

# unions - Monday 8 April, 2019

Opinion: The Limerick Soviet of 1919 is part of a hidden history of Ireland
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: The Limerick Soviet of 1919 is part of a hidden history of Ireland

Apr 8th 2019, 6:20 AM 23,431 Views 45 Comments

This battle was part of a momentous ‘Game of Thrones’ to decide who would rule Ireland: British imperialism, Irish capitalism or the working class, writes Cian Prendiville.

# unions - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

Opinion: Teaching unions' stance on education plans for students with disabilities sets a worrying precedent
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Teaching unions' stance on education plans for students with disabilities sets a worrying precedent

Jan 9th 2019, 7:00 AM 16,921 Views 32 Comments

I believe that the unions are targeting industrial action at a minority and that this sets a worrying precedent for all minority groups, writes Adam Harris.

# unions - Friday 4 January, 2019

Opinion: The future of Irish jobs looks precarious
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: The future of Irish jobs looks precarious

Jan 4th 2019, 7:00 AM 25,797 Views 31 Comments

‘If and when’ contracts and other insecure forms of employment are becoming the norm in some industries, we need regulation to make all work decent, writes Marie Sherlock.

# unions - Friday 7 December, 2018

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

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

Dec 7th 2018, 1:02 PM 33,065 Views 30 Comments

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
# Tourism And Transport
# Tourism And Transport

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

Jul 15th 2018, 1:00 PM 16,057 Views 22 Comments

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
# NASRA
# NASRA

Ambulance service staff to take industrial action over union rights

Jul 9th 2018, 1:29 PM 7,988 Views 27 Comments

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
# Mayday
# Mayday

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

Feb 26th 2018, 10:32 PM 18,916 Views 25 Comments

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
# Unions
# Unions

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

Dec 14th 2017, 2:06 PM 15,771 Views 46 Comments

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
# Workplace Relations
# Workplace Relations

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

Nov 21st 2017, 10:08 AM 9,702 Views 14 Comments

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'
# Broadstone
# Broadstone

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

Nov 13th 2017, 6:15 AM 17,958 Views 29 Comments

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
# Unions

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

Nov 9th 2017, 7:39 PM 36,874 Views 59 Comments

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
# Stranded Commuters
# Stranded Commuters

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

Sep 26th 2017, 10:27 PM 12,073 Views 40 Comments

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
# Industrial Relations
# Industrial Relations

Gardaí's right to strike ruled out in new report

Sep 26th 2017, 6:31 PM 9,122 Views 16 Comments

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?
# Pilots On Leave
# Pilots On Leave

Flight cancellations: Why is Ryanair switching its calendar year?

Sep 19th 2017, 1:05 PM 28,208 Views 43 Comments

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
# Breaking Point
# Breaking Point

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

Jul 26th 2017, 3:16 PM 11,025 Views 25 Comments

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
# Pluses And Minuses
# Pluses And Minuses

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

Jun 22nd 2017, 7:50 PM 10,000 Views 40 Comments

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
# It's Still On
# It's Still On

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

May 22nd 2017, 10:03 PM 40,906 Views 161 Comments

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
# Drive All Night
# Drive All Night

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

Apr 7th 2017, 7:10 PM 18,330 Views 78 Comments

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
# Strike Notice
# Strike Notice

Strikes at six Tesco stores delayed over union notice

Feb 24th 2017, 9:12 AM 17,007 Views 65 Comments

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)
# Going All-out
# Going All-out

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

Feb 2nd 2017, 5:35 PM 34,554 Views 114 Comments

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
# Grounded
# Grounded

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

Nov 17th 2016, 2:44 PM 15,662 Views 6 Comments

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
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

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

Nov 15th 2016, 8:22 PM 16,034 Views 60 Comments

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
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

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

Nov 6th 2016, 1:06 PM 26,197 Views 85 Comments

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
# Winter Of Discontent
# Winter Of Discontent

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

Oct 27th 2016, 6:30 AM 18,068 Views 163 Comments

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"
# Back On The Road Again
# Back On The Road Again

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

Sep 25th 2016, 7:17 PM 39,562 Views 78 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Jul 25th 2016, 9:26 AM 20,037 Views 68 Comments

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

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