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#Union

# union - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

IRFU performance director David Nucifora set to sign new contract up to four years

The Australian is the key decision-maker in Irish rugby.

From TheJournal.ie Bus drivers 'resort to urinating in bottles' due to lack of toilet facilities Toilets

Bus drivers 'resort to urinating in bottles' due to lack of toilet facilities

Flyers placed on buses across the country are calling on commuters to support drivers’ demands for sanitary facilities.

# union - Thursday 2 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Concern for workers as Bombardier to sell Belfast operation Belfast

Concern for workers as Bombardier to sell Belfast operation

The company said it is committed to finding “the right buyer”.

# union - Thursday 7 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Nurses on strike: 'You can't go home after your shift and feel you've done a good job' Outside The Coombe

Nurses on strike: 'You can't go home after your shift and feel you've done a good job'

We spoke to nurses on the picket line at the Coombe maternity hospital.

# union - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'We've been brought to this': Nurses and midwives to announce strike action dates INMO

'We've been brought to this': Nurses and midwives to announce strike action dates

“The last thing the health service needs is a strike,” Health Minister Simon Harris said yesterday.

# union - Friday 28 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie More than 7,000 health workers to vote on strike action in 2019 SIPTU

More than 7,000 health workers to vote on strike action in 2019

Siptu says staff are due an increase in pay following a job evaluation process.

# union - Monday 3 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Supporters of English language teachers protest at school after sudden closure GRAFTON COLLEGE

Supporters of English language teachers protest at school after sudden closure

Staff said they have been left in the dark about the money they are owed.

From TheJournal.ie Aer Lingus 'dismayed' at 'small subset' of staff who do not behave in an exemplary manner INspections

Aer Lingus 'dismayed' at 'small subset' of staff who do not behave in an exemplary manner

SIPTU is to contact Aer Lingus over roll-out of CCTV in staff areas due to missing stock.

# union - Thursday 29 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Secondary school teachers reject government pay proposals for new recruits Teachers Pay

Secondary school teachers reject government pay proposals for new recruits

The ASTI’s executive will meet shortly to consider the outcome of the ballot.

# union - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

Irish rugby aims for 20% female representation with new 'Women in Rugby' plan

The IRFU has released its action plan for the women’s game over the next five years.

# union - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Union membership for soldiers should be considered, finds review Workers Rights

Union membership for soldiers should be considered, finds review

PDFORRA, which represents soldiers, sailors and aircrew has been campaigning for trade union rights.

# union - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair pilots in Ireland vote unanimously in favour of accepting collective agreement Agreement Reached

Ryanair pilots in Ireland vote unanimously in favour of accepting collective agreement

The announcement was made by the Irish Airline Pilots’ Association, which represents some Ryanair pilots.

# union - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Primark says staff from store destroyed by fire will be paid next week Belfast

Primark says staff from store destroyed by fire will be paid next week

The news comes after management met with hundreds of staff from the store.

# union - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think it's beneficial to be in a union? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think it's beneficial to be in a union?

According to trade union organiser Paul Dillon, Ireland has the weakest trade union recognition laws in Western Europe.

# union - Thursday 19 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair to cancel more flights over planned strike action Grounded

Ryanair to cancel more flights over planned strike action

The airline urged pilots to reconsider plans to strike next Tuesday.

# union - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Mary's survive grandstand finale to see off gallant Roscrea in nine-try thriller

St. Mary’s are into the Leinster Schools Senior Cup semi-finals after a high-octane encounter with the 2016 champions.

# union - Monday 13 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Do we still need unions? Irish Rail

Opinion: Do we still need unions?

Under Irish employment law, all workers are equal, whether union or non-union members, writes Jason O’Sullivan.

# union - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Strike threatened: Rail union warns of possible 'travel chaos' in coming weeks Irish Rail

Strike threatened: Rail union warns of possible 'travel chaos' in coming weeks

The NBRU said its members were “furious” with Irish Rail’s refusal to increase staff pay.

# union - Thursday 14 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair fell foul of Europe's top court today - here's what you need to know Trade Unions

Ryanair fell foul of Europe's top court today - here's what you need to know

The decision may have a big impact on future labour disputes at the airline.

# union - Monday 4 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie McDonald's staff hold first-ever UK strike over pay and working conditions Zero Hours Contract

McDonald's staff hold first-ever UK strike over pay and working conditions

Around 40 workers gathered outside two restaurants, before attending a protest outside parliament.

# union - Monday 22 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Largest Bus Éireann union votes to accept Labour Court recommendations Ballot

Largest Bus Éireann union votes to accept Labour Court recommendations

Their acceptance means that no further strike action is likely at the service in the near-future.

# union - Friday 21 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Teachers' union pass motion asking for review of HPV vaccine scheme Vaccinations At School

Teachers' union pass motion asking for review of HPV vaccine scheme

The TUI said that the vote did not mean the vaccine or its effectiveness was being questioned.

# union - Monday 3 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie NBRU gets legal letter from CIÉ group over wildcat action Eleventh Hour

NBRU gets legal letter from CIÉ group over wildcat action

Individual strike members have indicated that further ‘wildcat’ action could happen again.

# union - Sunday 2 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Fears of more disruption as NBRU may be sued over 'wildcat' strike Secondary Picketing

Fears of more disruption as NBRU may be sued over 'wildcat' strike

The union said it remains focused on helping resolve the Bus Éireann dispute.

# union - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie May and Sturgeon discuss future of UK - 'moronic' Daily Mail headline focuses on their legs On Topic

May and Sturgeon discuss future of UK - 'moronic' Daily Mail headline focuses on their legs

“The 1950s called and asked for the headline back,” said former Labour leader Ed Miliband.

# union - Saturday 25 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie The EU is 60 this weekend, but it wasn't the first vision of a united Europe Long History

The EU is 60 this weekend, but it wasn't the first vision of a united Europe

It’s been tried many times before.

# union - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'We'll be here as long as it takes': Striking Tesco workers say they're in it for the long haul Industrial Action

'We'll be here as long as it takes': Striking Tesco workers say they're in it for the long haul

Strike action began today at eight stores and unions say more will follow.

# union - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Bus Éireann workers reject latest plan as two unions threaten strike action Back In (industrial) Action

Bus Éireann workers reject latest plan as two unions threaten strike action

SIPTU has called the latest plan presented to workers as “horrendous and totally unacceptable”.

# union - Monday 9 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie KBC staff 'concerned for their jobs' as bank decides on its future in Ireland Uncertainty

KBC staff 'concerned for their jobs' as bank decides on its future in Ireland

The bank’s management will be deciding how to tackle the Irish market on the 9 February.

# union - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Irish homecomings back on track as UK baggage handlers call off Christmas strike Christmas Miracle

Irish homecomings back on track as UK baggage handlers call off Christmas strike

Other strikes at British Airways are still scheduled for Christmas Day – but the airline has promised a full flying schedule.

# union - Saturday 19 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie CityJet's boss says striking pilots' union is 'a pain in my backside' Not Impressed

CityJet's boss says striking pilots' union is 'a pain in my backside'

The Dublin-based airline is locked in a dispute with pilots represented by the Unite.

# union - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'Talking is always better than walking': Relief this morning as teachers to attend pay talks Schooled

'Talking is always better than walking': Relief this morning as teachers to attend pay talks

The agreement to suspend the action has been welcomed by the government and education bodies.

# union - Thursday 27 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie ASTI is "a long way away" from temporarily suspending teachers strike A Lot More To Do

ASTI is "a long way away" from temporarily suspending teachers strike

Today marked the first day of strike action for teachers across the country, with over 500 schools closed.

# union - Thursday 20 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Dunnes Stores workers secure a 3% pay rise Dunnes And Dusted

Dunnes Stores workers secure a 3% pay rise

Trade union Mandate said almost 10,000 workers would have their pay back-dated to the beginning of the month.

# union - Saturday 3 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'We're prepared to strike': Union to ballot secondary school teachers for industrial action Teachers

'We're prepared to strike': Union to ballot secondary school teachers for industrial action

Teachers will be asked about industrial action and will also vote on whether they want to withdraw from supervision duties.

# union - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Body to represent UFC fighters launches with support from NFL and MLS peers

It could potentially be a huge step forward for the welfare of professional mixed martial arts athletes.

# union - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Tomorrow's Tesco strike has been called off Mandate

Tomorrow's Tesco strike has been called off

It was deferred following intervention by the Workplace Relations Commission.

# union - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'Thatcherite' companies with State contracts won't recognise unions, claims CWU Divide And Conquer

'Thatcherite' companies with State contracts won't recognise unions, claims CWU

The Communication Workers Union is meeting in Galway today.

# union - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Tesco is looking to cut long-term staff's wages in a big way Everything Reduced

Tesco is looking to cut long-term staff's wages in a big way

The supermarket giant is seeking to place all staff of greater than 20 years service on new, vastly-reduced, contracts.

# union - Friday 22 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Luas drivers say they're definitely going on strike next month Pay Increase

Luas drivers say they're definitely going on strike next month

“The company failed to show any initiative in the effort to find an agreed resolution to the dispute,” the union said.

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