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# impact - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Aer Lingus cabin crew strikes called off
# Labour Court
# Labour Court

Aer Lingus cabin crew strikes called off

Jun 11th 2014, 10:40 PM 17,186 Views 94 Comments

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.

Aer Lingus and Impact are sitting down this morning to try to sort out all their differences
# Let's Talk
# Let's Talk

Aer Lingus and Impact are sitting down this morning to try to sort out all their differences

Jun 11th 2014, 6:15 AM 5,292 Views 14 Comments

The two will attend the Labour court in attempt to settle a long-running dispute over rosters.

# impact - Monday 9 June, 2014

Aer Lingus and IMPACT to meet for Labour Court talks
# Dispute
# Dispute

Aer Lingus and IMPACT to meet for Labour Court talks

Jun 9th 2014, 9:01 PM 8,171 Views 32 Comments

The union and airline are engaged in a dispute that centres on rosters, which cabin crew want changed.

Varadkar: LRC stands ready to settle Aer Lingus row ahead of threatened strike
# Megaphone Off
# Megaphone Off

Varadkar: LRC stands ready to settle Aer Lingus row ahead of threatened strike

Jun 9th 2014, 1:02 PM 4,848 Views 16 Comments

Two more days of strike action are being threatened by cabin crew staff in a row over rosters.

# impact - Saturday 7 June, 2014

Further strike action at Aer Lingus a "matter of grave concern"
# Leo Varadkar
# Leo Varadkar

Further strike action at Aer Lingus a "matter of grave concern"

Jun 7th 2014, 8:31 PM 19,480 Views 129 Comments

Impact staff at the airline are to issue management with notice of two further one-day strikes.

# impact - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Aer Lingus management and union reps to hold talks at Dublin Airport today
# Let's Talk
# Let's Talk

Aer Lingus management and union reps to hold talks at Dublin Airport today

Jun 4th 2014, 8:28 AM 6,300 Views 74 Comments

The removal of discounted flight privileges will be raised at today’s meeting.

# impact - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Council workers in South Dublin are working to rule today
# Public Offices
# Public Offices

Council workers in South Dublin are working to rule today

May 29th 2014, 7:00 AM 9,192 Views 42 Comments

Their union say that their pay has been cut unilaterally.

Aer Lingus strike to take place on Friday
# It's Happening
# It's Happening

Aer Lingus strike to take place on Friday

May 29th 2014, 12:02 AM 17,149 Views 72 Comments

The cabin crew have expressed regret that the dispute about rosters has led to strike action.

# impact - Friday 16 May, 2014

Impact: We want more pay... as long as the economy can handle it
# Deficit Targets
# Deficit Targets

Impact: We want more pay... as long as the economy can handle it

May 16th 2014, 8:02 AM 7,701 Views 32 Comments

The public service union will only seek increased pay if the government reaches deficit targets.

# impact - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

New workers' rights legislation could lead to practices 'outlawed' in other countries
# Unions
# Unions

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

May 14th 2014, 8:22 AM 6,848 Views 16 Comments

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

# impact - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Aer Lingus cabin crew are going on strike at the start of the June bank holiday weekend
# Strrrrrrrrrrike
# Strrrrrrrrrrike

Aer Lingus cabin crew are going on strike at the start of the June bank holiday weekend

May 13th 2014, 10:45 PM 27,637 Views 136 Comments

The work stoppage will take place on Friday 30 May.

# impact - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Varadkar: I am pretty sick of Aer Lingus workers threatening to go on strike
# Nonsense
# Nonsense

Varadkar: I am pretty sick of Aer Lingus workers threatening to go on strike

May 7th 2014, 11:50 AM 23,010 Views 114 Comments

Workers at Aer Lingus have said that strike action is “very likely” amid a row over “onerous” working hours placed on cabin crews.

# impact - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Council stresses that Dublin Fire Brigade ambulance review has not been suspended
# SIPTU
# SIPTU

Council stresses that Dublin Fire Brigade ambulance review has not been suspended

Apr 8th 2014, 8:42 AM 4,941 Views 13 Comments

Instead, the results of the separate National Ambulance Service Review will be taken into account.

# impact - Friday 4 April, 2014

Ulster's Gilroy clocking his fastest times ever as best form remains elusive
# Impact
From The42
# Impact

Ulster's Gilroy clocking his fastest times ever as best form remains elusive

Apr 4th 2014, 8:30 AM 5,410 Views 5 Comments

The Ireland international wing is hoping that tomorrow’s clash with Saracens will give him the chance to impress.

# impact - Friday 28 March, 2014

Aer Lingus paid its chief executive €1.5m in 2013
# Pay Packet
# Pay Packet

Aer Lingus paid its chief executive €1.5m in 2013

Mar 28th 2014, 8:16 PM 11,640 Views 121 Comments

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

# impact - Sunday 16 March, 2014

'We have a very player-driven environment, I’m just one small cog' - Joe Schmidt
# Champion
From The42
# Champion

'We have a very player-driven environment, I’m just one small cog' - Joe Schmidt

Mar 16th 2014, 11:30 AM 7,353 Views 9 Comments

Ireland’s head coach refused to accept the credit after guiding Ireland to their Six Nations triumph.

# impact - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Alcohol Forum says alcohol is wreaking havoc on communities around Ireland
# Harmful
# Harmful

Alcohol Forum says alcohol is wreaking havoc on communities around Ireland

Mar 13th 2014, 11:25 AM 10,726 Views 87 Comments

Alcohol’s harm to others will be discussed at Alcohol Awareness Week at the end of the month.

# impact - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Jack McGrath ready for Six Nations start after excelling in scrummaging practice
# Impact
From The42
# Impact

Jack McGrath ready for Six Nations start after excelling in scrummaging practice

Mar 4th 2014, 6:00 PM 8,717 Views 17 Comments

The 24-year-old loosehead prop has been impressive off the bench and in training for Ireland.

# impact - Monday 10 February, 2014

Firefighters want compensation if attacked on the job
# Assault
# Assault

Firefighters want compensation if attacked on the job

Feb 10th 2014, 6:24 PM 9,308 Views 35 Comments

SIPTU says this compensation already exists in many professions.

# impact - Monday 20 January, 2014

IMPACT: Food exports could be hit by industrial action at Department of Agriculture
# Farm Inspections
# Farm Inspections

IMPACT: Food exports could be hit by industrial action at Department of Agriculture

Jan 20th 2014, 7:53 AM 4,273 Views 12 Comments

Over 600 technical staff at the Department of Agriculture intend to cause ‘administrative inconvenience to management’ from today.

# impact - Monday 13 January, 2014

Lack of isolation room regulation puts children with autism at risk of 'serious abuse'
# Withdrawal Room
# Withdrawal Room

Lack of isolation room regulation puts children with autism at risk of 'serious abuse'

Jan 13th 2014, 6:00 PM 8,692 Views 23 Comments

A number of organisations have expressed concern over this morning’s revelations that withdrawal rooms are being used inappropriately, and has prompted calls for a government investigation.

# impact - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Budget 2014 had greatest impact on low-income groups
# Income
# Income

Budget 2014 had greatest impact on low-income groups

Dec 12th 2013, 10:50 PM 10,543 Views 82 Comments

A new look at budgets from 2009 to 2014 by the ESRI shows that the lowest impact of next year’s budget was on some middle income groups.

# impact - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

IMPACT warns Bord na Mona merger would give Coillte a 'weak voice'
# Merger
# Merger

IMPACT warns Bord na Mona merger would give Coillte a 'weak voice'

Nov 19th 2013, 12:40 PM 5,650 Views 25 Comments

The agency is set to merge with Bord na Mona instead of its harvesting rights being sold off.

Gilmore: Public will "have no tolerance" for electricity disruption
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

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

Nov 19th 2013, 11:09 AM 7,114 Views 84 Comments

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

# impact - Friday 15 November, 2013

Cabin crew base closure could be averted following 5am talks breakthrough
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Cabin crew base closure could be averted following 5am talks breakthrough

Nov 15th 2013, 8:50 AM 5,895 Views 41 Comments

The proposals will be put to IMPACT’s cabin crew committee at lunchtime.

# impact - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Guidelines for helping save money on health technologies are updated
# HIQA
# HIQA

Guidelines for helping save money on health technologies are updated

Nov 12th 2013, 12:29 PM 3,844 Views 2 Comments

The HIQA guidelines help healthcare professionals determine the financial implications of new technology.

'Some progress' in talks on closure of Shannon cabin crew base
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

'Some progress' in talks on closure of Shannon cabin crew base

Nov 12th 2013, 9:23 AM 4,087 Views 29 Comments

Discussions between union representatives and Aer Lingus management went on till around midnight last night.

# impact - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Aer Lingus and IMPACT to meet with LRC over Shannon job losses
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus and IMPACT to meet with LRC over Shannon job losses

Nov 5th 2013, 3:41 PM 4,678 Views 13 Comments

The commission said the meeting will centre solely around plans to close a cabin crew base in Shannon and not yesterday’s results of a ballot for industrial action.

# impact - Monday 4 November, 2013

Aer Lingus cabin crew vote in favour of industrial action
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus cabin crew vote in favour of industrial action

Nov 4th 2013, 10:12 PM 21,533 Views 78 Comments

The ballot by IMPACT includes strike action but the branch committee will now meet over the next few days to consider the appropriate course of action.

# impact - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Aer Lingus to close Shannon cabin crew base that employs 87
# Shannon
# Shannon

Aer Lingus to close Shannon cabin crew base that employs 87

Oct 24th 2013, 2:06 PM 11,385 Views 54 Comments

It follows a dispute with the IMPACT trade union on staffing levels for new transatlantic services.

# impact - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

Demonstration over special needs education to go ahead today
# Special Needs
# Special Needs

Demonstration over special needs education to go ahead today

Jun 26th 2013, 6:30 AM 2,662 Views 11 Comments

The planned protests over special needs education will go ahead as planned today, despite the Education Minister’s announcement yesterday, with parents saying the protest is not solely about raising awareness of the single issue of resource hours.

# impact - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Cabinet abandons plan to sell off felling rights for public forests
# Coillte
# Coillte

Cabinet abandons plan to sell off felling rights for public forests

Jun 19th 2013, 5:39 PM 4,457 Views 28 Comments

The planned sale of Coillte harvesting rights has been called off, with the agency now set to merge with Bord na Mona.

# impact - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

Building eight nuclear power plants in the UK poses little threat to Ireland
# Energy
# Energy

Building eight nuclear power plants in the UK poses little threat to Ireland

May 22nd 2013, 6:04 PM 6,795 Views 77 Comments

A report by the Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland looked at the impact day-to-day operations would have on Ireland and what would happen in the event of a severe nuclear accident.

# impact - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Croke Park II rejected as SIPTU, INTO, Unite and INMO vote No
# Pay Agreement
# Pay Agreement

Croke Park II rejected as SIPTU, INTO, Unite and INMO vote No

Apr 16th 2013, 6:05 PM 50,119 Views 340 Comments

SIPTU, the INMO, the IMO and Unite have all rejected the pay deal today.

# impact - Thursday 4 April, 2013

Almost 60 per cent of special needs assistants assaulted - survey
# Assault
# Assault

Almost 60 per cent of special needs assistants assaulted - survey

Apr 4th 2013, 11:42 AM 8,915 Views 23 Comments

An IMPACT survey says that the SNAs were assaulted by the children they work with, with 18 per cent saying it’s a daily occurrence.

# impact - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Impact of crisis on women "overlooked by policy makers"
# Gender
# Gender

Impact of crisis on women "overlooked by policy makers"

Mar 20th 2013, 2:04 PM 3,971 Views 22 Comments

Labour MEP Emer Costello said that women can find their earning power stymied during their early years, which can in turn affect their pension.

# impact - Thursday 14 March, 2013

Ireland's largest union to decide on Croke Park II today
# Croke Park II
# Croke Park II

Ireland's largest union to decide on Croke Park II today

Mar 14th 2013, 8:29 AM 5,499 Views 54 Comments

SIPTU is to vote on whether it will urge its members to accept or reject the latest Croke Park agreement.

# impact - Saturday 2 March, 2013

How do workers decide whether Croke Park II is approved?
# Explainer
# Explainer

How do workers decide whether Croke Park II is approved?

Mar 2nd 2013, 8:15 AM 7,831 Views 46 Comments

The working conditions of 292,000 public workers could changed by the new proposals. So what happens now?

# impact - Thursday 28 February, 2013

IMPACT recommends workers vote to accept Croke Park 2 deal
# Croke Park II
# Croke Park II

IMPACT recommends workers vote to accept Croke Park 2 deal

Feb 28th 2013, 5:16 PM 8,270 Views 79 Comments

The country’s largest public service union says the deal is the best one that could be achieved through negotiations.