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# Industrial disputes

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Industrial action cost 1,923 working days between April and June this year
New figures from the CSO show that the days lost to industrial dispute increased slightly in the second quarter of this year.
Aer Lingus is facing a union showdown over staff profit-sharing demands
After agreeing pay increases with the airline, staff representatives are pushing for a piece of the pie.
Industrial disputes have cost 8,324 working days so far this year
That’s more than double the number for the same period last year.
178 workers lost 310 days in industrial disputes in the first part of 2014
That number is up on the same time last year.
Firefighter union chief says he's been barred from all Dublin fire stations
John Kidd, whose union claims to represent most of the firefighters working in Dublin, says he is barred from entering any fire station in the capital amid disputes with management over cuts to resources.
Almost 8,500 days lost in 2012 to industrial disputes
Two disputes in the industry sector accounted for 72 per cent of the days lost last year.
Industrial disputes in last 3 months total nearly 30 years in workdays
Latest figures from the CSO show 7,754 workdays were lost from April to June this year.
Number of industrial disputes down in the first quarter of this year
While just one dispute was ongoing in the first quarter of 2012, there were three disputes ongoing during the same period last year.
Over 3,500 days lost to industrial disputes in 2011
There were just eight industrial disputes in Ireland in 2011 involving a total of 1,384 workers.
Fewer days lost to industrial disputes in second quarter
Figures from the CSO show that while the number of disputes remained unchanged, fewer days were lost to strikes.