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#Industrial 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 15,566 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 28,324 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 19,000 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 38,329 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 18,316 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 12,924 Views 70 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 23,315 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 6,358 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 11,433 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 17,705 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 9,414 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 25,660 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.

# industrial-action - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Health Minister: 'I don't believe the threat of industrial action helps anyone'
# Trouble Ahead
# Trouble Ahead

Health Minister: 'I don't believe the threat of industrial action helps anyone'

Dec 28th 2016, 2:07 PM 8,261 Views 25 Comments

Siptu has announced a ballot of more than 25,000 support staff.

# industrial-action - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

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

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

Dec 20th 2016, 10:35 PM 7,344 Views 6 Comments

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

# industrial-action - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

PTSB employees vote overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action
# Unite
# Unite

PTSB employees vote overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action

Dec 13th 2016, 7:32 PM 13,054 Views 52 Comments

Unite trade union members at the bank have rejected a Labour Court pay recommendation.

# industrial-action - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Workers in Waterford to take industrial action on Christmas week over pay restoration claims
# Bausch And Lomb
# Bausch And Lomb

Workers in Waterford to take industrial action on Christmas week over pay restoration claims

Dec 7th 2016, 3:29 PM 12,626 Views 34 Comments

Bausch and Lomb workers agreed to a string of cost cutting measures to keep the plant viable in 2014.

# industrial-action - Monday 5 December, 2016

It's a yes: Rank-and-file gardaí have voted to accept the pay deal
# Thin Blue Line
# Thin Blue Line

It's a yes: Rank-and-file gardaí have voted to accept the pay deal

Dec 5th 2016, 4:40 PM 12,587 Views 49 Comments

Three-quarters of GRA gardaí have voted to accept the Labour Court’s recommendations on pay and conditions.

# industrial-action - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

After late night talks, a possible breakthrough at the ASTI teacher dispute
# Midnight Oil
# Midnight Oil

After late night talks, a possible breakthrough at the ASTI teacher dispute

Nov 29th 2016, 11:37 AM 15,279 Views 45 Comments

It’s three weeks since the current talks process began.

# industrial-action - Thursday 17 November, 2016

SIPTU has authorised its 60,000 members to ballot on industrial and strike action
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

SIPTU has authorised its 60,000 members to ballot on industrial and strike action

Nov 17th 2016, 5:25 PM 16,249 Views 71 Comments

The president of SIPTU said it was “honouring its commitment” to its members.

CSO graph captures Irish industrial relations' year of discontent
# Public Sector Pay
# Public Sector Pay

CSO graph captures Irish industrial relations' year of discontent

Nov 17th 2016, 1:17 PM 7,632 Views 17 Comments

A total of 14,220 days were lost due to industrial disputes from July to September.

# industrial-action - Saturday 12 November, 2016

Opinion: How can the government prevent further strikes?
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Opinion: How can the government prevent further strikes?

Nov 12th 2016, 7:00 AM 3,512 Views 18 Comments

The next few months look bleak for industrial relations in the public sector, writes Dr Michelle O’Sullivan.

# industrial-action - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

Government says it 'can only spend each euro once' as nurses to ballot for industrial action
# Public Sector Pay
# Public Sector Pay

Government says it 'can only spend each euro once' as nurses to ballot for industrial action

Nov 8th 2016, 7:45 PM 17,551 Views 124 Comments

Members reported extreme anger from nurses and midwives in the front line which sparked an appetite for industrial action.

# industrial-action - Friday 4 November, 2016

Garda strike: Here's the deal that's being offered to gardaí
# Garda Strikes
# Garda Strikes

Garda strike: Here's the deal that's being offered to gardaí

Nov 4th 2016, 9:19 AM 41,262 Views 107 Comments

New pay deal is on the table this morning as the GRA take out ads showing the plight of its members.

# industrial-action - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

Opinion: Ireland has no real plan to deal with the law and order vacuum we're facing on Friday
# Garda Strike
# Garda Strike

Opinion: Ireland has no real plan to deal with the law and order vacuum we're facing on Friday

Nov 2nd 2016, 6:20 AM 236 Views 69 Comments

The garda strike poses risks to ordinary citizens and businesses, as well as to Ireland’s reputation, writes Tom Clonan.

# industrial-action - Sunday 30 October, 2016

'We don't need gardaí to go on strike for us to realise how special they are'
# Strikes
# Strikes

'We don't need gardaí to go on strike for us to realise how special they are'

Oct 30th 2016, 2:57 PM 17,100 Views 75 Comments

Paschal Donohoe said today that his department has put in place a “substantial arrangement and package” for gardaí.

# industrial-action - Friday 28 October, 2016

Getting there? Mid-ranking gardaí to join with GRA and Government in using state negotiators
# Workplace Relations
# Workplace Relations

Getting there? Mid-ranking gardaí to join with GRA and Government in using state negotiators

Oct 28th 2016, 10:56 PM 27,041 Views 92 Comments

12,500 gardaí are set to strike next Friday unless a solution can be found to the ongoing dispute.

# industrial-action - Thursday 27 October, 2016

ASTI is "a long way away" from temporarily suspending teachers strike
# A Lot More To Do
# A Lot More To Do

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

Oct 27th 2016, 8:00 PM 49,028 Views 331 Comments

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

Over 500 schools to close today kicking off a season of strikes
# Winter Of Discontent
# Winter Of Discontent

Over 500 schools to close today kicking off a season of strikes

Oct 27th 2016, 6:30 AM 18,068 Views 163 Comments

Teachers are not the only group set to strike over the coming weeks.

# industrial-action - Saturday 22 October, 2016

'The solidarity was magnificent': The 1961 revolt that finally gave gardaí a voice
# Macushla Revolt
# Macushla Revolt

'The solidarity was magnificent': The 1961 revolt that finally gave gardaí a voice

Oct 22nd 2016, 8:30 PM 13,590 Views 36 Comments

Known as the Macushla Revolt, a meeting to protest an unfair pay deal led to the dismissal of 11 gardaí.

# industrial-action - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Poll: Who do you think is responsible for the wave of strikes?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who do you think is responsible for the wave of strikes?

Oct 18th 2016, 9:07 AM 22,907 Views 69 Comments

What do you think?

# industrial-action - Monday 17 October, 2016

Sergeants to discuss strike action at special meeting today
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Sergeants to discuss strike action at special meeting today

Oct 17th 2016, 6:00 AM 4,929 Views 1 Comment

Earlier this month, members of the AGSI officially lodged a 16.5% pay restoration claim.

# industrial-action - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Secondary schools face closures as teachers vote for strike action
# Strike
# Strike

Secondary schools face closures as teachers vote for strike action

Oct 13th 2016, 3:51 PM 16,710 Views 63 Comments

ASTI members voted overwhelmingly in favour of an industrial action.

# industrial-action - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Rank-and-file gardaí to withdraw labour on four dates in November
# Strike Action
# Strike Action

Rank-and-file gardaí to withdraw labour on four dates in November

Sep 28th 2016, 7:30 PM 90,936 Views 284 Comments

The proposed dates for the strike are November 4, 11, 18 and 25.

# industrial-action - Saturday 24 September, 2016

Surge for taxis as Dublin Bus enters strike during the weekend
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Surge for taxis as Dublin Bus enters strike during the weekend

Sep 24th 2016, 6:10 AM 13,336 Views 34 Comments

Retailers are concerned about the impact the strike will have during the busiest shopping day of the week.

# industrial-action - Friday 23 September, 2016

Dublin Bus says strikes "will have a catastrophic impact" on company's finances
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Dublin Bus says strikes "will have a catastrophic impact" on company's finances

Sep 23rd 2016, 6:00 AM 11,225 Views 114 Comments

The company said the current stoppage will cost €2m.

# industrial-action - Thursday 15 September, 2016

Poll: Do you support Dublin Bus workers in their continuing strike action?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you support Dublin Bus workers in their continuing strike action?

Sep 15th 2016, 10:35 PM 48,363 Views 172 Comments

A further 13 days of strike action were announced today – do you support workers?

# industrial-action - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Free Culture Night buses around Dublin city won't run because of strike action
# Dublin Bus
# Dublin Bus

Free Culture Night buses around Dublin city won't run because of strike action

Sep 13th 2016, 6:07 AM 15,925 Views 15 Comments

Dublin Bus has a long association with the arts event, and is described as its Transport Partner.

# industrial-action - Thursday 8 September, 2016

Bus unions may consider ramping up strike action
# Fresh Talks
# Fresh Talks

Bus unions may consider ramping up strike action

Sep 8th 2016, 7:00 PM 14,592 Views 31 Comments

A union official said that if workers on the picket say they want to escalate action,he will bring to talks next week.

# industrial-action - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

FactCheck: Does this Dublin Bus drivers' leaflet stand up to scrutiny?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Does this Dublin Bus drivers' leaflet stand up to scrutiny?

Sep 7th 2016, 9:23 PM 58,708 Views 105 Comments

We got out the red pen on a leaflet circulated by Dublin Bus driver unions ahead of tomorrow’s strike action.

The Garda union is asking members whether or not they want to strike over pay
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

The Garda union is asking members whether or not they want to strike over pay

Sep 7th 2016, 7:49 AM 8,173 Views 37 Comments

Gardaí are currently subject to a freeze in pay increments as a result of having rejected the Lansdowne Road Agreement.