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#Strike

# strike - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie “If the cuts are brought in…there’s no way one man could pull out two firefighters” Protest This post contains images

“If the cuts are brought in…there’s no way one man could pull out two firefighters”

Trade unions said the firefighters may strike if the proposed reductions go ahead.

# strike - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Will gardaí soon be able to strike? Blue Flu

Will gardaí soon be able to strike?

Ireland is in breach of European rules by not allowing the force to engage in industrial action.

# strike - Friday 6 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Teacher unions to consider new proposals on junior cycle reform Let's Take A Look

# strike - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Coolest granny ever gets a strike the very first time she tries bowling Bowled Over

Coolest granny ever gets a strike the very first time she tries bowling

She’s already better than all of us.

# strike - Thursday 29 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Minister: Keeping data on students until they’re 30 is ‘reasonable’ Privacy

Minister: Keeping data on students until they’re 30 is ‘reasonable’

The minister said she is satisfied the time limit doesn’t need to be changed – for now, at least.

# strike - Thursday 22 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton compares Mary Lou to a saint … but not in a good way Say What?

Joan Burton compares Mary Lou to a saint … but not in a good way

The pair have a history of clashing in the Dáil.

From The Daily Edge Cork pub takes advantage of teachers’ strike, invites students to ‘study’ Study Buddy

# strike - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

From Business ETC Iarnród Éireann says there’s ‘no basis’ for possible train driver strike Dispute

Iarnród Éireann says there’s ‘no basis’ for possible train driver strike

The NBRU said it will move to ballot train drivers for industrial action.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach says teachers’ strike is avoidable, but they don’t agree Ham Fisted

Taoiseach says teachers’ strike is avoidable, but they don’t agree

Around 330,000 second level students will have a day off tomorrow, as teachers go on strike again.

# strike - Monday 19 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Up to 6,500 homes left without water Northern Ireland

Up to 6,500 homes left without water

Workers with NI Water are currently involved in a dispute over pensions.

# strike - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie After no break in talks, teachers are going on strike again Strike

After no break in talks, teachers are going on strike again

Talks aimed at breaking the impasse have failed.

From TheJournal.ie Nurses at Naas General Hospital announce plans to go on work-to-rule Industrial Action

Nurses at Naas General Hospital announce plans to go on work-to-rule

The industrial action will start on Wednesday, February 4.

# strike - Friday 9 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Workers threaten to strike over Roscommon Council’s ‘bullyboy tactics’ Engineers

Workers threaten to strike over Roscommon Council’s ‘bullyboy tactics’

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

# strike - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Bus Éireann will meet with workers over ‘unprecedented’ pay rise hiatus…. eventually NBRU

Bus Éireann will meet with workers over ‘unprecedented’ pay rise hiatus…. eventually

The company said it will meet with staff from the National Bus and Rail Union in due course’.

# strike - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

From Business ETC Nurses at Beaumont Hospital are going on a work-to-rule Emergency

Nurses at Beaumont Hospital are going on a work-to-rule

Yesterday there were 563 people on trolley beds in Ireland.

# strike - Thursday 18 December, 2014

From Business ETC Flying home for Christmas? There will be strikes at some UK airports Cargo Handlers

Flying home for Christmas? There will be strikes at some UK airports

Unite members are going on strike on December 23.

# strike - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you support the teachers strike? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support the teachers strike?

Students have a day off as teachers take action over proposed Junior Cert reforms.

From The Daily Edge 9 Irish teens who are only delighted about today’s teachers’ strike School's Out

# strike - Monday 1 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Teachers are almost certainly going on strike tomorrow Deadlock

Teachers are almost certainly going on strike tomorrow

Neither the minister nor the unions will budge.

# strike - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Minister to teachers: ‘Call off your strike’ … Teachers to minister: ‘No’ Not Blinking

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.

# strike - Saturday 22 November, 2014

From Business ETC Electricians union will do ‘whatever is necessary’ to get 5% pay rise Threat

Electricians union will do ‘whatever is necessary’ to get 5% pay rise

The TEEU’s conference heard that they wan ta roll-back on concession made over the last seven years.

# strike - Friday 14 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Today’s top stories in 6 seconds News Wrap

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

# strike - Friday 31 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie A lot of UK firefighters are out on strike tonight Halloween

A lot of UK firefighters are out on strike tonight

The strike is due to continue until 4th of November.

# strike - Monday 27 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie More and more people are using the train to get around the country Choo Choo

More and more people are using the train to get around the country

It comes despite strike action during two days of the summer.

# strike - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 30 years on: A Dunnes Stores worker ‘changed the face of the anti-apartheid movement’ Lockout

30 years on: A Dunnes Stores worker ‘changed the face of the anti-apartheid movement’

The eleven workers who went on strike attended the funeral of Nelson Mandela last year.

# strike - Monday 13 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Liberian doctors strike to demand “danger money” for treating Ebola patients Strike

Liberian doctors strike to demand “danger money” for treating Ebola patients

The World Health Organisation has said Ebola ‘threatens the very survival of societies and governments in already very poor countries’.

From TheJournal.ie Pics: NHS workers stage first strike in 32 years Pay Dispute

Pics: NHS workers stage first strike in 32 years

The strike follows a rejection by the government of an across-the-board pay rise for workers.

# strike - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Staff at Kerry Women’s Refuge to strike over roster dispute Domestic Violence

Staff at Kerry Women’s Refuge to strike over roster dispute

Management have refuted claims they are unwilling to engage in talks.

# strike - Monday 22 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Greyhound workers vote to end 14-week lockout All Tidied Up?

Greyhound workers vote to end 14-week lockout

The agreement will see a number of redundancies and a wage reduction of between 15% and 20%.

# strike - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “Overcrowded and understaffed”: Nurses hold protest at Galway hospital Nurses

“Overcrowded and understaffed”: Nurses hold protest at Galway hospital

There were 13 patients on trolleys at University Hospital Galway yesterday.

# strike - Friday 12 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie CIA triples its estimate of the number of Islamic State fighters Iraq

CIA triples its estimate of the number of Islamic State fighters

Up to 2,000 Westerners are fighting with the group, the intelligence agency says.

# strike - Saturday 6 September, 2014

From Business ETC Italian strikes mean cancelled flights today Dispute

Italian strikes mean cancelled flights today

The strikes are by baggage handlers.

# strike - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Talks between Siptu and Greyhound break down at the LRC Halt

Talks between Siptu and Greyhound break down at the LRC

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

From TheJournal.ie Ballot of Siptu members on LRC proposals to begin next week Strike Off

Ballot of Siptu members on LRC proposals to begin next week

The agreement averted strikes on Sunday 7, Monday 8, and Sunday 21 September.

From TheJournal.ie All-Ireland train strikes called off after late-night LRC talks Back On Track

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

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

# strike - Monday 1 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Gallery: Greyhound workers march in Dublin as LRC invite them to talks Week 12 This post contains images

Gallery: Greyhound workers march in Dublin as LRC invite them to talks

The marcher held a rally outside city hall.

From Business ETC Greyhound accepts LRC invite, says ball is now in workers’ court Your Move

Greyhound accepts LRC invite, says ball is now in workers’ court

The invitation comes after the two sides met last week but workers have not yet committed to entering formal talks.

# strike - Saturday 30 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “No progress” today, but talks to avoid another train strike will continue LRC

“No progress” today, but talks to avoid another train strike will continue

SIPTU says there’s been no progress as yet, as unions and management meet to try and resolve their dispute before the next scheduled strike action.

# strike - Friday 29 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irish Rail and workers to enter talks to avoid All-Ireland day train strikes Public Transport

Irish Rail and workers to enter talks to avoid All-Ireland day train strikes

Discussions will be held at the LRC tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin City councillor arrested at Greyhound protest Strike

Dublin City councillor arrested at Greyhound protest

Michael O’Brien was released with a caution and said he will continue to protest in support of workers on strike.

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