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#Workers

# workers - Friday 13 June, 2014

Bausch and Lomb workers to vote on plan to cut jobs and wages

Proposals to cut pay have been modified downward from 20 per cent to 7.5 per cent.

# workers - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Gardaí at the scene of water meter protest in Portlaoise

Gardaí are at the scene but no arrests have been made.

# workers - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Man versus dog: two postmen a week are being bitten by dogs

Postman versus dog: the oldest battle.

# workers - Friday 23 May, 2014

"I don't think we will see the money." - Dublin bakery staff staging sit-in over back wages

Gardaí have been called to the Paris Bakery on Moore St.

Mandate writes to Dunnes Stores owners over worker issues

The trade union says the company didn’t reply to a recent letter it sent it.

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Pics: McDonald's workers continue protest over low wages

Over 100 workers were arrested this week as they called for a minimum wage of $15 per hour.

'Shell can celebrate all they want, but the fight is by no means over'

The newly constructed tunnel has been mired in controversy as it will house the onshore section of the Corrib gas pipeline.

# workers - Monday 28 April, 2014

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

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

# workers - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

The Government is making it easier for skilled workers from abroad to work in Ireland

A new bill will bring in nine different ways to be granted an employment permit.

# workers - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

US policy change could shield Irish immigrants from deportation

If adopted it could limit removals of people who have little or no criminal record but have committed repeat immigration violations.

# workers - Friday 11 April, 2014

Unemployment rate should fall to 10 per cent of labour force in 2015, predicts ESRI

The ESRI forecast that the government borrowing in 2015 is likely to come in below the target of 3 per cent of GDP.

# workers - Monday 7 April, 2014

Hundred-year-old treasure found in time capsule under Columbus monument

Coins, medals, banknotes and some old scrolls were found in the box which was hidden when the monument was put in place in 1921.

# workers - Friday 28 March, 2014

Aer Lingus paid its chief executive €1.5m in 2013

The annual report also outlines cost savings of €30 million are to be introduced.

# workers - Friday 21 March, 2014

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

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

# workers - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

High Court halts airport strikes by granting injunction to DAA

Dublin Airport Authority welcomed the decision today which directs SIPTU to withdraw its planned industrial action at Dublin and Cork airports this Friday.

# workers - Monday 10 March, 2014

Mandate union withdraws from strike action at DAA

General Secretary John Douglas said they will attend a meeting with the expert panel this Friday.

Dublin clampers vote in favour of industrial action over pay dispute

Dublin Street Parking Services voted in a secret ballot this afternoon on possible strike action.

# workers - Friday 21 February, 2014

Dole cut for long-term unemployed who refuse to work in local authorities

The INOU said participants need to be matched appropriately to suitable positions.

# workers - Sunday 16 February, 2014

Hundreds feared trapped in South Africa mine collapse, 11 rescued

Officials say those rescued will be arrested for illegal mining.

# workers - Saturday 15 February, 2014

Column: Why we need to ban zero-hours contracts

Working on a zero-hours contract means you can’t budget or plan your life – and causes people to become stuck in a cycle of poverty, writes Ciaran Garrett.

# workers - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Flying soon? DAA strike action will mean a grounding of all aircraft

SIPTU said the votes from the Aer Lingus and Shannon Airport Authority ballot are expected this afternoon.

# workers - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Leaving to work in Australia? Make sure you know your rights

A pamphlet published by two unions and Sinn Féin gives details of pay conditions as well as contact information for groups offering support to Irish migrants in the country.

# workers - Monday 20 January, 2014

Staff to picket UCC's Tyndall Institute tomorrow over pay dispute UCC

Staff to picket UCC's Tyndall Institute tomorrow over pay dispute

Workers claim there is pay inequity between them and a number of their counterparts in UCC who are doing the same job.

# workers - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Concerns that some embassies may be exploiting domestic workers

Ireland recently signed up to OSCE measures aimed at protecting workers, but the MRCI says some diplomatic households are still exploiting staff.

# workers - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Workers in France free their tyre factory bosses after holding them captive

Workers battling the closure of a Goodyear tyre plant had held to executives captive for almost 30 hours before occupying the factory.

# workers - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Contract cleaners at Beaumont Hospital plan industrial action in January

The dispute centres around a decision to cut the Sunday premium for workers.

# workers - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Dunnes Stores workers being threatened with car clamping in store carpark

The threat at the Newbridge store is part of a wider dispute where parking facilities have been withdrawn at 116 Irish stores.

# workers - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Number of days lost to industrial disputes rises for third consecutive quarter

Figures released today by the CSO shows that 6,718 days were lost to industrial disputes in the third quarter of this year.

# workers - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Up to 50 workers trapped in South African building collapse

At least one person has been killed after the roof of an under-construction mall collapsed near Durban

Gilmore: Public will "have no tolerance" for electricity disruption

The Tánaiste said the ESB dispute about pensions should be “resolved around the table”.

# workers - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Provisional meeting scheduled between Siptu and PTSB over Newbridge Credit Union

Siptu wants to meet with management after Newbridge Credit Union was taken over by Permanent TSB this week.

# workers - Sunday 27 October, 2013

‘This is more than dollars and cents’: US trade unions bring anti-austerity message to Ireland

Several leaders of large trade unions in the US were in Dublin this week to argue against austerity. They also spoke to TheJournal.ie about the political deadlock in the US.

# workers - Thursday 17 October, 2013

US employees ordered to return to work today as shut down ends

President Barack Obama signed the measure which will raise the debt ceiling and reopen the federal government late last night.

# workers - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Ballymun photo exhibit honours proud community of 'Ballymunners' Regeneration This post contains images

Ballymun photo exhibit honours proud community of 'Ballymunners'

A photography exhibit marks the end of the Ballymun Regeneration Project, with the last remaining residents moving into their new homes soon.

# workers - Sunday 13 October, 2013

Seven Red Cross workers kidnapped in northern Syria

The group was kidnapped early this morning.

# workers - Thursday 10 October, 2013

77 per cent of Irish bosses have sacked an employee without following procedures

Employers are being warned that not following procedures could end up costly in the long run.

# workers - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Six Fukushima workers doused with radioactive water

Tons of highly toxic water spilled out when workers removed the wrong pipe during works.

# workers - Friday 27 September, 2013

Up to 70 people trapped after Mumbai building collapse

There were 22 families living in the five-story building, owned by the city’s civic administrative body.

# workers - Friday 6 September, 2013

Despite recession, Ireland still crying out for high-skilled workers from abroad

Almost 4 per cent of Ireland’s workers come from outside the European Economic Area, according to new ESRI research.

# workers - Saturday 31 August, 2013

Thousands expected to attend 1913 commemorations

President Michael D Higgins will lead today’s events in Dublin – marking 100 years to the day since Bloody Sunday.