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#Industrial Action

# industrial-action - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Senior gardaí to stop reform work as they're paid €6k less than their subordinates

Senior gardaí to stop reform work as they're paid €6k less than their subordinates

Jan 9th 2018, 3:18 PM 19,518 Views 38 Comments

Superintendents claim they had been assured equity, but the government later “reneged” on that agreement.

# industrial-action - Friday 22 December, 2017

'The minister is talking about the Man United game instead of the rail strike'
# Complaints
# Complaints

'The minister is talking about the Man United game instead of the rail strike'

Dec 22nd 2017, 7:00 PM 16,021 Views 27 Comments

Industrial action by Irish Rail workers affected many commuters in November.

# industrial-action - Thursday 21 December, 2017

'When are you going to bring in the army to drive the buses?': Complaints made during Bus Éireann strike
# Dear Minister
# Dear Minister

'When are you going to bring in the army to drive the buses?': Complaints made during Bus Éireann strike

Dec 21st 2017, 6:00 AM 11,976 Views 25 Comments

Commuters were affected by three weeks of industrial action earlier this year.

# industrial-action - Sunday 17 December, 2017

Ryanair and pilot's union to meet on Tuesday, just one day ahead of proposed strike
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Ryanair and pilot's union to meet on Tuesday, just one day ahead of proposed strike

Dec 17th 2017, 5:16 PM 8,815 Views 48 Comments

Ryanair management confirmed on Friday that it would break with its longstanding policy and give pilot unions recognition as official organisations.

# industrial-action - Saturday 16 December, 2017

Ryanair strike to go ahead unless airline management meets with union
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Ryanair strike to go ahead unless airline management meets with union

Dec 16th 2017, 3:58 PM 12,844 Views 35 Comments

The dispute centres around employe conditions, with pilots asking that they be allowed to negotiate using unions, and Ryanair refusing to recognise unions.

# industrial-action - Friday 8 December, 2017

Irish Rail staff accept Labour Court pay deal recommendation
# It's A Deal
# It's A Deal

Irish Rail staff accept Labour Court pay deal recommendation

Dec 8th 2017, 1:06 PM 8,887 Views 24 Comments

Irish Rail staff last month held a series of strikes in protest of their pay levels.

# industrial-action - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Ryanair threatens Dublin pilots with pay and benefit cuts if they strike
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Ryanair threatens Dublin pilots with pay and benefit cuts if they strike

Dec 6th 2017, 4:55 PM 12,257 Views 37 Comments

The warning comes following a letter from the Irish pilots’ union IALPA to Ryanair which states that the union will ballot its members for industrial action.

Italian union announces 4-hour strike of Ryanair pilots for 15 December
# Grounded
# Grounded

Italian union announces 4-hour strike of Ryanair pilots for 15 December

Dec 6th 2017, 12:54 PM 11,275 Views 18 Comments

The Anpac union has called a strike of Ryanair pilots at bases across Italy on 15 December for four hours, from 1pm to 5pm.

# industrial-action - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Lack of public support for Irish Rail workers as unions say Christmas strike 'possible'
# Escalation
# Escalation

Lack of public support for Irish Rail workers as unions say Christmas strike 'possible'

Nov 7th 2017, 7:30 AM 30,035 Views 178 Comments

They’re also not happy with Transport Minister Shane Ross’ lack of intervention in the dispute.

# industrial-action - Monday 6 November, 2017

Here's what commuters need to know ahead of tomorrow's rail strike
# Strike
# Strike

Here's what commuters need to know ahead of tomorrow's rail strike

Nov 6th 2017, 12:33 PM 23,033 Views 35 Comments

More than 150,000 customers will be affected by the industrial action.

# industrial-action - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

Heading home? Expect delays as Irish Rail strike means there's an extra 155,000 people on the roads
# Strike
# Strike

Heading home? Expect delays as Irish Rail strike means there's an extra 155,000 people on the roads

Nov 1st 2017, 4:50 PM 20,555 Views 70 Comments

This is the first of five strike days.

Here's how to get your refund if you're affected by the Irish Rail strike
# Strike Day One
# Strike Day One

Here's how to get your refund if you're affected by the Irish Rail strike

Nov 1st 2017, 6:30 AM 10,166 Views 7 Comments

Other transport operators do not accept rail tickets on days of industrial action.

# industrial-action - Saturday 14 October, 2017

Special needs assistants vote overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action
# Impact
# Impact

Special needs assistants vote overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action

Oct 14th 2017, 4:22 PM 16,756 Views 17 Comments

A total of 97% of members voted in favour of the action.

# industrial-action - Friday 22 September, 2017

999 operators in Munster are threatening to strike if their demands are not met
# Strike
# Strike

999 operators in Munster are threatening to strike if their demands are not met

Sep 22nd 2017, 6:05 AM 9,845 Views 25 Comments

Around 25,000 calls are handled each year in the Munster centre.

# industrial-action - Friday 7 April, 2017

FactCheck: Is secondary picketing actually illegal?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Is secondary picketing actually illegal?

Apr 7th 2017, 12:05 AM 15,300 Views 24 Comments

We test a claim that spread widely after last Friday’s actions by some Bus Éireann workers.

# industrial-action - Sunday 2 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 2nd 2017, 12:37 PM 19,788 Views 100 Comments

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

# industrial-action - Friday 31 March, 2017

School bus drivers to be asked if they want to join strike action
# Bus Eireann
# Bus Eireann

School bus drivers to be asked if they want to join strike action

Mar 31st 2017, 4:25 PM 16,463 Views 118 Comments

Bus Éireann workers have been striking for eight days now – but school services hadn’t been affected.

# industrial-action - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Open Thread: How is the Bus Éireann strike affecting you?
# Your Views
# Your Views

Open Thread: How is the Bus Éireann strike affecting you?

Mar 29th 2017, 3:15 PM 16,069 Views 131 Comments

Tell us in the comments.

# industrial-action - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Over half of people don't support the Bus Éireann strike
# Dispute
# Dispute

Over half of people don't support the Bus Éireann strike

Mar 28th 2017, 7:30 AM 23,298 Views 148 Comments

A new poll found that the majority of people do not support the striking workers.

# industrial-action - Thursday 23 March, 2017

All-out Bus Éireann strike to begin at midnight
# Strike
# Strike

All-out Bus Éireann strike to begin at midnight

Mar 23rd 2017, 3:26 PM 63,954 Views 175 Comments

School bus routes will not be included in the strike.

# industrial-action - Monday 6 March, 2017

'We've been forced into this': Dublin Fire Brigade to go on strike for two days
# Industrial Unrest
# Industrial Unrest

'We've been forced into this': Dublin Fire Brigade to go on strike for two days

Mar 6th 2017, 7:59 PM 13,659 Views 62 Comments

Two work stoppages will take place on Saturday 18 March and Monday 27 March.

# industrial-action - Monday 27 February, 2017

Bus Éireann staff to begin indefinite strike from Monday
# On The Buses
# On The Buses

Bus Éireann staff to begin indefinite strike from Monday

Feb 27th 2017, 4:55 PM 60,837 Views 214 Comments

In a statement released this afternoon, the company says that the decision comes as talks with unions at the Workplace Relations Committee have failed.

# industrial-action - Saturday 25 February, 2017

'It's very frustrating' - Union not happy with Tesco anti-strike ad campaign
# TESCO STRIKE
# TESCO STRIKE

'It's very frustrating' - Union not happy with Tesco anti-strike ad campaign

Feb 25th 2017, 12:01 AM 28,489 Views 94 Comments

Strike action at Tesco stores has been suspended temporarily to facilitate negotiations.

# industrial-action - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

A St Pat's lecturer brought her students to Tesco today to teach them about the strike
# TESCO STRIKE
# TESCO STRIKE

A St Pat's lecturer brought her students to Tesco today to teach them about the strike

Feb 21st 2017, 4:01 PM 50,220 Views 66 Comments

Workers at Tesco Drumcondra have been striking since Friday.

# industrial-action - Monday 20 February, 2017

Tesco claims 45,000 people shopped at stores picketed by strikers
# Striiiike
# Striiiike

Tesco claims 45,000 people shopped at stores picketed by strikers

Feb 20th 2017, 5:57 PM 28,847 Views 155 Comments

However, Mandate trade union says that the stores in question are experiencing an average loss of 80%.

# industrial-action - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

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

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

Feb 14th 2017, 3:30 PM 19,778 Views 74 Comments

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

What on earth is Project Black? And why are Irish unions so worried about it?
# Black And Blue
# Black And Blue

What on earth is Project Black? And why are Irish unions so worried about it?

Feb 14th 2017, 12:01 AM 51,134 Views 97 Comments

Ahead of today’s projected strike in eight stores, Tesco’s controversial Project Black has the unions’ hackles up.

# industrial-action - Monday 13 February, 2017

10,000 support staff at nearly 40 hospitals to join nurses in industrial action on 7 March
# Strrrrrrrrrrike
# Strrrrrrrrrrike

10,000 support staff at nearly 40 hospitals to join nurses in industrial action on 7 March

Feb 13th 2017, 3:24 PM 9,924 Views 21 Comments

Siptu hospital support staff voted overwhelmingly in favour of strike action.

# industrial-action - Friday 10 February, 2017

Dublin Bus to ballot for strike action
# Here We Go Again
# Here We Go Again

Dublin Bus to ballot for strike action

Feb 10th 2017, 5:30 PM 15,552 Views 58 Comments

Bus Éireann have already announced strike action in two weeks’ time.

# industrial-action - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Tesco is 'shocked' at unions suggesting that members 'shop with their conscience'
# Shock And Awe
# Shock And Awe

Tesco is 'shocked' at unions suggesting that members 'shop with their conscience'

Feb 9th 2017, 7:57 PM 28,295 Views 68 Comments

‘Indefinite’ industrial action is due to begin at some Tesco stores from Tuesday 14 February.

Management operating Cheestrings production line during strike at Kerry Group plant
# Charleville
# Charleville

Management operating Cheestrings production line during strike at Kerry Group plant

Feb 9th 2017, 12:39 PM 18,918 Views 36 Comments

Employees at the plant are currently engaging in their third 24-hour work stoppage.

# industrial-action - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Tesco workers at nine stores to strike 'indefinitely' from Valentine's Day
# Pay Dispute
# Pay Dispute

Tesco workers at nine stores to strike 'indefinitely' from Valentine's Day

Feb 7th 2017, 12:49 PM 38,300 Views 77 Comments

Up to 15 stores could be affected by the strike action next week, with more ballots due tonight.

# industrial-action - Monday 6 February, 2017

Tesco 'disappointed' at 'inaccurate' claims by TD that 1,200 jobs are on the line
# Conflicting Reports
# Conflicting Reports

Tesco 'disappointed' at 'inaccurate' claims by TD that 1,200 jobs are on the line

Feb 6th 2017, 6:10 AM 18,306 Views 26 Comments

The retail giant has rejected claims by Dublin TD Joan Collins concerning potential industrial action in stores in no uncertain terms.

# industrial-action - Saturday 4 February, 2017

Shootings, stabbings, cardiac arrests: Stories of lives saved as firefighters ballot for industrial action
# Dublin Fire Brigade
# Dublin Fire Brigade

Shootings, stabbings, cardiac arrests: Stories of lives saved as firefighters ballot for industrial action

Feb 4th 2017, 1:47 PM 12,878 Views 69 Comments

A pamphlet is being circulated online to highlight the importance of the work Dublin firefighters do.

# industrial-action - Thursday 2 February, 2017

More strike fears as secondary teachers reject "final offer" pay deal
# ASTI
# ASTI

More strike fears as secondary teachers reject "final offer" pay deal

Feb 2nd 2017, 7:34 PM 23,308 Views 106 Comments

Industrial action led to the closure of over 500 schools in November.

# industrial-action - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Ross urges unions and Bus Éireann to start negotiations with "a blank sheet of paper"
# Strike
# Strike

Ross urges unions and Bus Éireann to start negotiations with "a blank sheet of paper"

Feb 1st 2017, 5:08 PM 6,339 Views 37 Comments

“There is nothing I would like to see more than a satisfactory end to this,” said Minister Shane Ross.

# industrial-action - Friday 27 January, 2017

Unions say they're 'ready for battle' as Bus Éireann announces widespread pay cuts
# Travel Chaos Looms
# Travel Chaos Looms

Unions say they're 'ready for battle' as Bus Éireann announces widespread pay cuts

Jan 27th 2017, 6:36 PM 11,423 Views 49 Comments

Strike action now looks inevitable.

# industrial-action - Saturday 21 January, 2017

'If this many people were dying in another way, there’d be war over it'
# Hospital Overcrowding
# Hospital Overcrowding

'If this many people were dying in another way, there’d be war over it'

Jan 21st 2017, 7:25 AM 17,595 Views 32 Comments

What do doctors and nurses want done to tackle hospital overcrowding and record numbers on trolleys? More beds, for starters.

# industrial-action - Friday 13 January, 2017

Dublin Fire Brigade to be balloted on strike action
# Lack Of Ambulances
# Lack Of Ambulances

Dublin Fire Brigade to be balloted on strike action

Jan 13th 2017, 4:59 PM 9,395 Views 36 Comments

Siptu says a lack of ambulances means firefighters are overworked and under-resourced.

# industrial-action - Thursday 29 December, 2016

The gap between private pensions and public pensions has the government worried
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

The gap between private pensions and public pensions has the government worried

Dec 29th 2016, 8:30 AM 25,600 Views 115 Comments

Enda Kenny said Minister Paschal Donohoe will not deal with its strategy for public pay until the Public Pay Commission sends its report.