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Thursday 23 March 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Industrial Action

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# Your Say
Poll: Do you support Dublin Bus workers in their continuing strike action?
A further 13 days of strike action were announced today – do you support workers?
# Dublin Bus
Free Culture Night buses around Dublin city won't run because of strike action
Dublin Bus has a long association with the arts event, and is described as its Transport Partner.
# fresh talks
Bus unions may consider ramping up strike action
A union official said that if workers on the picket say they want to escalate action,he will bring to talks next week.
# factcheck
FactCheck: Does this Dublin Bus drivers' leaflet stand up to scrutiny?
We got out the red pen on a leaflet circulated by Dublin Bus driver unions ahead of tomorrow’s strike action.
# Industrial Action
The Garda union is asking members whether or not they want to strike over pay
Gardaí are currently subject to a freeze in pay increments as a result of having rejected the Lansdowne Road Agreement.
# Teachers
'We're prepared to strike': Union to ballot secondary school teachers for industrial action
Teachers will be asked about industrial action and will also vote on whether they want to withdraw from supervision duties.
# travel dirsuption
Dublin Bus drivers to strike for six days in September
The first strike days will be 8 and 9 September.
# Oberstown
A fire is blazing on the roof of Oberstown's youth detention centre
Five units of the Dublin Fire Brigade are at the scene to try and contain the blaze.
# Teachers
Talks on restoring pay allowances for teachers to conclude next month
The Teachers Union of Ireland (TUI) had threatened industrial action over pay allowances
# Industrial Action
Strike action by Dublin Bus 'inevitable' says union boss
The NBRU general secretary, Dermot O’Leary is looking for parity of pay between Dublin Bus drivers and Luas drivers.
# factcheck
Factcheck: Is it illegal for gardaí to go on strike?
The word ‘strike’ has been bandied about recently as gardaí demand pay restoration – could they actually do it?
# Industrial Action
A 'no fares day' strike might be on the cards, but it's happened before
Back in 2004, for one day.
# Industrial Action
Tallaght's psychiatric nurses 'exhausted and frustrated' by staff shortages
The Psychiatric Nurses Association will meet tomorrow to discuss their next move after commencing industrial action on Wednesday.
# Not holding back
Michael O'Leary on Luas drivers - "I'd sack the lot of them"
The Ryanair CEO wasn’t mincing his words today.
# Child Detention
Staff unable to serve breakfast as normal due to Oberstown industrial action
Members of Siptu and Impact are taking the action today.
# pay hike
The Labour Court has recommended an 18.3% pay increase for Luas drivers
Union Siptu now says that it will put the recommended increase to its members.
# Industrial Action
Will there be a summer of strikes? There's trouble brewing on several fronts
2016 has not been a good year for industrial relations.
# Mandate
Tomorrow's Tesco strike has been called off
It was deferred following intervention by the Workplace Relations Commission.
# enough
Staff at juvenile detention centre to take industrial action over violence
There were 100 violent incidents at Oberstown last year.
# Every Worker Counts
Nearly 1,000 Tesco staff vote for industrial action
The row centres on a two-tiered contract system.
# Your Say
Poll: Would you support garda industrial action over pay?
The possibility of a work to rule has been raised at the AGSI annual conference.
# Communities
Gardaí say crime in Stepaside is up and it's time to reopen the station
The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors has also revealed the results of a survey which found 93% support a work-to-rule.
# Down The Aisle
Tesco staff have voted to take industrial action
The actions will affect some stores and many in-store butchers.
# Little sympathy
An overwhelming number of people don't support the striking Luas workers
A new poll finds strong opposition to the industrial action by Luas workers over pay.
# blackboard jungle
Unequal pay is driving graduates away from teaching, says union
The TUI has today called for an end to unequal salaries for teachers.
# factcheck
FactCheck: Are Luas drivers really paid more than junior doctors?’s FactCheck is back. And we’re stepping into the country’s biggest argument at the moment.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you sympathise with the pay demands of the Luas and Irish Rail workers?
Workers at Irish Rail have followed their Luas compatriots’ lead in demanding hikes in pay of up to 25%.
# Industrial Action
Primary school teachers haven't had promotions for eight years
Members of the INTO have voted in favour of industrial action.
# Coolock
Cadbury workers suspend strike after agreement to take outsourcing "off the table"
The strike began early yesterday morning.
# Navan
999 call centre company insists it will be business as usual tomorrow, despite workers' strike
Workers at the BT / Conduit’s Navan call-centre are to go on strike for 12 hours tomorrow.
# Industrial Action
Luas workers to strike on St Patrick's Day
Services were stopped for 48 hours earlier this week.
# Contingency Plan
999 workers vote in favour of industrial action in row over pay and 'length of toilet breaks'
The company charged with running 999 call centres, Conduit Global, says it has improved working conditions for staff.
# striiiiike
Lecturers at the country's institutes of technology are going on strike
The strike day will take place next month.
# Overcrowding
Thursday's strike action by nurses has been called off
Nurses in emergency departments will now be balloted on revised proposals.
# Industrial Action
Hospital staff to vote on strike action over car parking charges
Siptu is to ballot its members at St James’s Hospital over new staff parking fees.
Nurses strike called off as last-minute talks lead to new staffing proposals
INMO members will be balloted on a new set of proposals.
# 45 trolleys
Overcrowding crisis: 'Extremely concerned' nurses say the Mater should go off-call
45 patients were waiting on trolleys in the A&E this morning, according to the nursing union the INMO.
# pulling the plug
Another Irish Water row: Workers may go on strike over job cuts
Workers are concerned about the planned reduction of frontline staff numbers.
# Strike
Teachers to be balloted for industrial action over pay, working conditions
The TUI said fresh pay restoration legislation ignores its members’ rejection of the Lansdowne Road Agreement.
# Business As Usual
People had very mixed feelings about the rail strike being called off
Trains ran as normal – just with fewer people on them…