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# unions - Sunday 12 July, 2015

From Business ETC The Lansdowne Road deal: Who’s getting what and who’s not happy about it Public Servants

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

From TheJournal.ie Today, Ryanair have been mostly battling strikes in France, and suffering them in Denmark Striiiiiiiiiiike

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

From Business ETC Fears for 100 jobs after ‘shock closure’ of Dunnes Stores in Wexford Gorey

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

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

From TheJournal.ie McDonald’s workers protest “poverty wages” and demand $15/hour Not Really Lovin It

McDonald’s workers protest “poverty wages” and demand $15/hour

“Out of the kitchens and into the streets.”

# unions - Thursday 7 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Teachers to protest outside school gates today against Junior Cert reforms Stalemate

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

From TheJournal.ie Bus Eireann could lose as much as €5 million in revenue if strike days go ahead Pull On 'dem Boots

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

From TheJournal.ie “I’m not talking about discipline”: Minister won’t say whether teachers will be punished Junior Cycle Row

“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

From TheJournal.ie ‘It’s been about so much more than water’: Right2Water groups are planning for the general election Stepping It Up

‘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

From TheJournal.ie Teachers are miffed Junior Cert  details were leaked to newspaper Not Happy

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

From TheJournal.ie Siptu wants the minimum wage to be €11.45 an hour Pay Rise

Siptu wants the minimum wage to be €11.45 an hour

And pay rises for all.

# unions - 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.

# unions - Friday 21 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie SIPTU still won’t say if they’ll join water charge protests Wait And See

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

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

# unions - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

From Business ETC Irish Water workers could go on strike if they don’t get their bonuses back Not Fair

Irish Water workers could go on strike if they don’t get their bonuses back

Staff were told yesterday they wouldn’t be getting their performance-pay. But SIPTU says that’s not on.

# unions - Friday 14 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Teachers should grasp this unique opportunity to engage with young learners Education

Opinion: Teachers should grasp this unique opportunity to engage with young learners

The current Junior Cycle reform impasse presents teacher unions with an opportunity to show creative leadership.

# unions - Friday 31 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie SIPTU ask nurses and midwives to reject 50% increase in registration fee Protest

SIPTU ask nurses and midwives to reject 50% increase in registration fee

Members are being advised to continue paying the 2014 fee of €100.

# unions - Monday 13 October, 2014

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.

# unions - Thursday 2 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Nurses and midwives hit out at 50% hike in registration fee Tensions

Nurses and midwives hit out at 50% hike in registration fee

The rise in the fee is related to costs incurred through the implementation of the Nurses and Midwifes’ Act of 2011.

# unions - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Teachers tell minister they will continue their fight over Junior Cycle reforms Junior Cert

Teachers tell minister they will continue their fight over Junior Cycle reforms

Education Minister Jan O’Sullivan said she wanted agreement on both sides.

# unions - Monday 25 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Get caught by today’s rail strike? There’s two more planned (and unions won’t rule out even more) Travel Chaos

Get caught by today’s rail strike? There’s two more planned (and unions won’t rule out even more)

The next 48-hour stoppage starts on the day of the All-Ireland Hurling Final.

# unions - Saturday 23 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie A solution to rail strikes is “unlikely” this weekend Delayed

# unions - Friday 25 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Transport Minister defends bus route privatisation plan On The Buses

Transport Minister defends bus route privatisation plan

Around 10% of bus routes will be privatised.

# unions - Friday 11 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Strike action a step closer as Irish rail workers say ‘No’ to pay cuts Off Track

Strike action a step closer as Irish rail workers say ‘No’ to pay cuts

The company say they are in a “critical financial situation”.

# unions - Thursday 10 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Thousands will strike across Northern Ireland today Pay Deals

Thousands will strike across Northern Ireland today

Local Government colleagues across England and Wales will join them.

# unions - Monday 16 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘No one ever notices the cleaner’ Justice Day For Cleaners

‘No one ever notices the cleaner’

Several events are taking place today to mark International Justice Day for Cleaners.

# unions - Saturday 14 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Union withdraws from Irish Rail talks as ‘no serious attempts made to address concerns’ NBRU

Union withdraws from Irish Rail talks as ‘no serious attempts made to address concerns’

However, the National Bus and Rail Union said strike action is not yet on the table.

# unions - Friday 13 June, 2014

From Business ETC ‘Now is not the time for wage rises’ – ISME Cash Demands

‘Now is not the time for wage rises’ – ISME

The small business trade body said that an increase in wages could force many businesses under.

From Business ETC Bausch and Lomb workers to vote on plan to cut jobs and wages Waterford

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.

# unions - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

From Business ETC Aer Lingus cabin crew strikes called off Labour Court

Aer Lingus cabin crew strikes called off

One of the unions involved in Labour Court talks said today that progress had been made and so the two strike days have been deferred.

# unions - Friday 6 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Friday Take Five

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# unions - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irish Rail workers vote for industrial action but don’t want to strike Going Nowhere

Irish Rail workers vote for industrial action but don’t want to strike

SIPTU said industrial action will only happen if changes to pay and conditions are implemented without agreement.

# unions - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

From Business ETC Unions and Bausch & Lomb looking at ‘range of options’ to secure plant future Bausch And Lomb

Unions and Bausch & Lomb looking at ‘range of options’ to secure plant future

SIPTU has said that the proposed 20 per cent pay cut and 200 jobs losses are unacceptable.

# unions - Friday 30 May, 2014

From Business ETC SIPTU for meeting with Bausch and Lomb over jobs and 20% pay cut Save Jobs

SIPTU for meeting with Bausch and Lomb over jobs and 20% pay cut

Workers have been told that there could be even further job losses if they don’t agree to wage slash.

# unions - Friday 23 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “I don’t think we will see the money.” – Dublin bakery staff staging sit-in over back wages Paris Bakery

“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.

# unions - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie New workers’ rights legislation could lead to practices ‘outlawed’ in other countries Unions

New workers’ rights legislation could lead to practices ‘outlawed’ in other countries

However, it has been welcomed by Ibec, who believe it will help Ireland to continue to attract foreign direct investment.

# unions - Sunday 11 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Bus and rail union tells members: don’t vote for Fine Gael or Labour No Love On The Tracks

Bus and rail union tells members: don’t vote for Fine Gael or Labour

The union says that plans to privatise the bus network would see their livelihoods ‘decimated’.

# unions - Thursday 8 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 1,500 jobseekers are being put on compulsory JobBridge Incentive

1,500 jobseekers are being put on compulsory JobBridge

And will face penalties if they don’t take up their places.

From TheJournal.ie Nurse to patient ratio is becoming unsafe says INMO Nurses

Nurse to patient ratio is becoming unsafe says INMO

Irish nurses look after between 20 and 60 per cent more patients than their British counterparts.

# unions - Thursday 1 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Recovery can’t be built on austerity or even tax breaks – workers need a fair wage May Day

Opinion: Recovery can’t be built on austerity or even tax breaks – workers need a fair wage

Yes, we need to reject austerity and its offshoots – privatisation, poverty and emigration – but also populist and short-term solutions to long-term challenges.

# unions - Sunday 23 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie If Junior Cycle “nonsense” continues, teachers could strike, says union Education

If Junior Cycle “nonsense” continues, teachers could strike, says union

The results of balloting by two unions will be known on Wednesday.

# unions - Friday 21 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie SIPTU bosses vote to support future industrial action at Dublin airport DAA

SIPTU bosses vote to support future industrial action at Dublin airport

The union’s National Executive Council also voted to fight any further legal action.

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