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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

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# Impact
Joan Burton heckled at trade union meeting on homelessness
The meeting today also heard from Fr Peter McVerry and focused on practical solutions to the homelessness crisis.
# Industrial Relations
Dunnes Stores workers' case set for the Labour Court
This comes after continued refusal from the retailer to engage with trade union representatives.
Union welcomes Howlin's plans to slowly reverse public sector pay cuts
Impact said that the move is welcome, and agreed that it should be a gradual process.
# action
Workers at five mid-west hospitals are refusing to cooperate with their manager
It’s part of a dispute over the manager’s pay.
# Impact
South Dublin County Council strike called off after LRC talks
Industrial action centred on staff pay cuts at the local authority.
# Talks
LRC to present proposals in South Dublin County Council dispute
Ongoing industrial dispute centres on pay cuts to council staff.
# Talks
Council workers in South Dublin say today's LRC talks are the 'last chance' before a strike
IMPACT says a work stoppage will be held on Thursday if no agreement is made.
# change of tack
Does focusing on exam results have a negative impact on education?
That’s what an Australian expert told Irish education professionals at a lecture today.
# Recession
Over half of people believe health cuts have had the biggest impact
The Pfizer survey also found that 31% of adults have neither private insurance nor a medical card.
# Pay Cuts
Strike action at South Dublin County Council deferred after LRC intervention
Further industrial action, which resulted in the closure of council offices, was planned for tomorrow.
# Impact
Special needs assistants unsure if they will have work in September
The overall number of SNAs are up, but some schools have lost out on hours.
# Impact
South Dublin County Council offices close in strike over pay cuts
The offices will be closed today and on Thursday.
# Impact
Hospital workers ballot in support of industrial ballot, but might not affect services
The action involves five hospitals in the Limerick group.
# Strike Impact
Winged: Aer Lingus profits could be down by 20% after strike
The Airline said this morning that it expects operating profit to drop by as much as 20% because of the work stoppage
# strike is off
It's safe to book a flight with Aer Lingus this summer, says union
Impact trade union said if today’s Labour Court recommendation is accepted, there will be “industrial peace”.
# 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.
# Let's talk
Aer Lingus and Impact are sitting down this morning to try to sort out all their differences
The two will attend the Labour court in attempt to settle a long-running dispute over rosters.
# Dispute
Aer Lingus and IMPACT to meet for Labour Court talks
The union and airline are engaged in a dispute that centres on rosters, which cabin crew want changed.
# megaphone off
Varadkar: LRC stands ready to settle Aer Lingus row ahead of threatened strike
Two more days of strike action are being threatened by cabin crew staff in a row over rosters.
# Leo Varadkar
Further strike action at Aer Lingus a "matter of grave concern"
Impact staff at the airline are to issue management with notice of two further one-day strikes.
# Let's talk
Aer Lingus management and union reps to hold talks at Dublin Airport today
The removal of discounted flight privileges will be raised at today’s meeting.
# public offices
Council workers in South Dublin are working to rule today
Their union say that their pay has been cut unilaterally.
# it's happening
Aer Lingus strike to take place on Friday
The cabin crew have expressed regret that the dispute about rosters has led to strike action.
# deficit targets
Impact: We want more pay... as long as the economy can handle it
The public service union will only seek increased pay if the government reaches deficit targets.
# 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.
# strrrrrrrrrrike
Aer Lingus cabin crew are going on strike at the start of the June bank holiday weekend
The work stoppage will take place on Friday 30 May.
# Nonsense
Varadkar: I am pretty sick of Aer Lingus workers threatening to go on strike
Workers at Aer Lingus have said that strike action is “very likely” amid a row over “onerous” working hours placed on cabin crews.
Council stresses that Dublin Fire Brigade ambulance review has not been suspended
Instead, the results of the separate National Ambulance Service Review will be taken into account.
# Impact
Ulster's Gilroy clocking his fastest times ever as best form remains elusive
The Ireland international wing is hoping that tomorrow’s clash with Saracens will give him the chance to impress.
# pay packet
Aer Lingus paid its chief executive €1.5m in 2013
The annual report also outlines cost savings of €30 million are to be introduced.
# Champion
'We have a very player-driven environment, I’m just one small cog' - Joe Schmidt
Ireland’s head coach refused to accept the credit after guiding Ireland to their Six Nations triumph.
# harmful
Alcohol Forum says alcohol is wreaking havoc on communities around Ireland
Alcohol’s harm to others will be discussed at Alcohol Awareness Week at the end of the month.
# Impact
Jack McGrath ready for Six Nations start after excelling in scrummaging practice
The 24-year-old loosehead prop has been impressive off the bench and in training for Ireland.
# Assault
Firefighters want compensation if attacked on the job
SIPTU says this compensation already exists in many professions.
# farm inspections
IMPACT: Food exports could be hit by industrial action at Department of Agriculture
Over 600 technical staff at the Department of Agriculture intend to cause ‘administrative inconvenience to management’ from today.
# withdrawal room
Lack of isolation room regulation puts children with autism at risk of 'serious abuse'
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.
# income
Budget 2014 had greatest impact on low-income groups
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.
# Merger
IMPACT warns Bord na Mona merger would give Coillte a 'weak voice'
The agency is set to merge with Bord na Mona instead of its harvesting rights being sold off.
# Industrial Action
Gilmore: Public will "have no tolerance" for electricity disruption
The Tánaiste said the ESB dispute about pensions should be “resolved around the table”.
# Aer Lingus
Cabin crew base closure could be averted following 5am talks breakthrough
The proposals will be put to IMPACT’s cabin crew committee at lunchtime.