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Dublin: 9 °C Sunday 19 April, 2015

#Strike

# strike - Monday 13 April, 2015

From Business ETC Dunnes staff will “escalate” their campaign Dismissals

Dunnes staff will “escalate” their campaign

The union is preparing a dossier of of incidents of victimisation and intimidation.

# strike - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Thursday: Dunnes Stores strike… Friday: Dunnes Stores dismissals Sacked

Thursday: Dunnes Stores strike… Friday: Dunnes Stores dismissals

The retailer has escalated the hardline nature of its employee relations by apparently letting some striking staff go in the wake of the workers’ action on 2 April.

# strike - Thursday 2 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Everyone needs to get behind Dunnes workers, in the name of common decency’ Strike

‘Everyone needs to get behind Dunnes workers, in the name of common decency’

Thousands of Dunnes Stores employees are out on strike today.

From TheJournal.ie Burton returns to Dunnes where she used to work to show solidarity with workers Day Of Action

Burton returns to Dunnes where she used to work to show solidarity with workers

The Tánaiste worked at the Henry Street store when she was a student.

From TheJournal.ie As its workers strike over unfair treatment, Dunnes responds with 1-day only online offer Holy Thursday

As its workers strike over unfair treatment, Dunnes responds with 1-day only online offer

More than half of the company’s employees are on strike over “fair pay” and “a precarious working environment”.

# strike - Monday 30 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Threat of national bus and train strike looms Commuter Blues

Threat of national bus and train strike looms

Talks broke down today.

# strike - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Some DART delays after truck strikes bridge Irish Rail

Some DART delays after truck strikes bridge

Services are expected to be back to normal soon.

# strike - Friday 13 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Getting to Northern Ireland is going to be really difficult today Friday 13

Getting to Northern Ireland is going to be really difficult today

That means no Ulsterbus, Metro or Northern Ireland Railway services.

# strike - Thursday 12 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Irish prisons run smoothly on the goodwill of staff – that will end’ Strike

‘Irish prisons run smoothly on the goodwill of staff – that will end’

Voluntary duties are to be withdrawn from prison officers under industrial action voted on yesterday.

# strike - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Prison officers vote on industrial action is “an opening salvo” Work To Rule

Prison officers vote on industrial action is “an opening salvo”

There have been a number of attacks on officers this year.

# strike - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Dunnes Stores staff to strike on Holy Thursday One Day Strike

Dunnes Stores staff to strike on Holy Thursday

Mandate Trade Union says the strike has the potential to escalate further.

# strike - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Luas security guards have better stab vests than prison officers’ Strike Looming This post contains videos

‘Luas security guards have better stab vests than prison officers’

A ballot on industrial action will take place next week.

# 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

Teacher unions to consider new proposals on junior cycle reform

Will it mean peace in our time?

# 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

Cork pub takes advantage of teachers’ strike, invites students to ‘study’

The Bishopstown Bar is at it again.

# 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.

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