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South Dublin County Council strike called off after LRC talks
# Impact
# Impact

South Dublin County Council strike called off after LRC talks

Jul 9th 2014, 6:34 PM 4,953 Views 7 Comments

Industrial action centred on staff pay cuts at the local authority.

LRC to present proposals in South Dublin County Council dispute
# Talks
# Talks

LRC to present proposals in South Dublin County Council dispute

Jul 8th 2014, 10:52 PM 7,115 Views 4 Comments

Ongoing industrial dispute centres on pay cuts to council staff.

Council workers in South Dublin say today's LRC talks are the 'last chance' before a strike
# Talks
# Talks

Council workers in South Dublin say today's LRC talks are the 'last chance' before a strike

Jul 8th 2014, 7:00 AM 4,658 Views 8 Comments

IMPACT says a work stoppage will be held on Thursday if no agreement is made.

Does focusing on exam results have a negative impact on education?
# Change Of Tack
# Change Of Tack

Does focusing on exam results have a negative impact on education?

Jun 27th 2014, 4:23 PM 6,169 Views 9 Comments

That’s what an Australian expert told Irish education professionals at a lecture today.

Over half of people believe health cuts have had the biggest impact
# Recession
# Recession

Over half of people believe health cuts have had the biggest impact

Jun 26th 2014, 9:21 AM 4,532 Views 13 Comments

The Pfizer survey also found that 31% of adults have neither private insurance nor a medical card.

Strike action at South Dublin County Council deferred after LRC intervention
# Pay Cuts
# Pay Cuts

Strike action at South Dublin County Council deferred after LRC intervention

Jun 25th 2014, 5:35 PM 6,185 Views 11 Comments

Further industrial action, which resulted in the closure of council offices, was planned for tomorrow.

Special needs assistants unsure if they will have work in September
# Impact
# Impact

Special needs assistants unsure if they will have work in September

Jun 25th 2014, 5:12 PM 14,418 Views 12 Comments

The overall number of SNAs are up, but some schools have lost out on hours.

South Dublin County Council offices close in strike over pay cuts
# Impact
# Impact

South Dublin County Council offices close in strike over pay cuts

Jun 24th 2014, 6:15 AM 8,711 Views 47 Comments

The offices will be closed today and on Thursday.

Hospital workers ballot in support of industrial ballot, but might not affect services
# Impact
# Impact

Hospital workers ballot in support of industrial ballot, but might not affect services

Jun 20th 2014, 7:41 PM 7,020 Views 7 Comments

The action involves five hospitals in the Limerick group.

Winged: Aer Lingus profits could be down by 20% after strike
# Strike Impact
# Strike Impact

Winged: Aer Lingus profits could be down by 20% after strike

Jun 12th 2014, 10:10 AM 4,726 Views 33 Comments

The Airline said this morning that it expects operating profit to drop by as much as 20% because of the work stoppage

It's safe to book a flight with Aer Lingus this summer, says union
# Strike Is Off
# Strike Is Off

It's safe to book a flight with Aer Lingus this summer, says union

Jun 12th 2014, 9:03 AM 5,548 Views 32 Comments

Impact trade union said if today’s Labour Court recommendation is accepted, there will be “industrial peace”.

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

Aer Lingus cabin crew strikes called off

Jun 11th 2014, 10:40 PM 17,198 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 5,306 Views 14 Comments

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

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 8,190 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 4,860 Views 16 Comments

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

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 19,495 Views 129 Comments

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

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 6,319 Views 74 Comments

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

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 9,209 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 17,179 Views 72 Comments

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

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 7,711 Views 32 Comments

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

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 6,859 Views 16 Comments

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

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 27,657 Views 136 Comments

The work stoppage will take place on Friday 30 May.

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 23,027 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.

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 4,956 Views 13 Comments

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

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 5,418 Views 5 Comments

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

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 11,663 Views 121 Comments

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

'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 7,363 Views 9 Comments

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

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 10,739 Views 87 Comments

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

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 8,729 Views 17 Comments

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

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

Firefighters want compensation if attacked on the job

Feb 10th 2014, 6:24 PM 9,312 Views 35 Comments

SIPTU says this compensation already exists in many professions.

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 4,291 Views 12 Comments

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

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 8,704 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.

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 10,560 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 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 5,662 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 7,128 Views 84 Comments

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

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 5,903 Views 41 Comments

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

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 3,860 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 4,134 Views 29 Comments

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

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 4,690 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.

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 21,554 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.