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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Labour Court

All time
# At last
The Luas drivers have voted to accept the Labour Court pay recommendations
The news comes after four months of industrial action
# 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.
# 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.
# Labour Court
Tesco told to offer higher compensation to Dublin and Cavan workers who got no paid breaks
The company is under pressure to make higher back payments to staff who went without paid breaks.
# Labour Court
Baker who worked up to 98 hours a week awarded €10,000
Tomasz Krawczyk worked between 70 to 98 hours a week in a Limerick bakery.
# Mohammed Younis
Chef who was paid just 51c an hour will finally get the wages he was owed
Muhammad Younis was forced to work up to 80 hours a week in a Clondalkin restaurant.
# dunnes dispute
Strikes for Dunnes staff could be 'unavoidable' after the company's Labour Court snub
The company has said there was “no purpose” to meeting with its workers.
# zero hours
Labour wants 'robust data' on zero-hour contracts before doing anything about them
Joan Burton called the arrangements an “abomination”, while unions have labelled them “extremely exploitative”.
# zero hours
Dunnes Stores a no-show at Labour Court dispute
Workers for the major retailer are seeking more secure hours and earnings.
# Sleepover Club
Sleepover duty is overtime, Labour Court recommends to care staff
Under the ruling, staff will be paid at least minimum wage for shifts.
# Not for turning
Paschal Donohoe won't get involved in the Irish Rail dispute as All-Ireland day strikes loom
The Transport Minister said he appreciates how difficult it is for workers to vote to cut their own pay.
# Public Servants
Labour Court rules in unions' favour over Injuries Board outsourcing
Unions said the transfer of work had been made without consultation with unions. The board said it has been outsourcing for years.
# Solidarity
Union donates €10,000 to Greyhound workers support fund
Unite’s regional secretary said the move shows that the SIPTU workers have the support of the entire trade union movement.
# Undocumented workers
New law to fix 'stolen wages' of undocumented workers
The amendment passed yesterday addresses a loophole regarding compensation for work or services carried out by undocumented workers.
# Deal Dunne
Dunnes Stores workers receive pay boost
Employees receive a wage increase, but disputes about temporary contracts and representation remain an issue
# roadstone woods ltd
Increased bonuses on the table as union halts quarry strike
A strike at Roadstone plants had been taking place since the middle of last month.
# strike is off
It's safe to book a flight with Aer Lingus this summer, says union
Impact trade union said if today’s Labour Court recommendation is accepted, there will be “industrial peace”.
# Labour Court
Aer Lingus cabin crew strikes called off
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.
# Let's talk
Aer Lingus and Impact are sitting down this morning to try to sort out all their differences
The two will attend the Labour court in attempt to settle a long-running dispute over rosters.
# striiikkkkeeee
National Gallery closed today as staff go on strike
The dispute is based upon leave arrangements and the cutting of some payments to staff.
# gap in the law
What exactly is collective bargaining? A precise legal definition is on the way
The cabinet have agreed on plans to reform the Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2001.
Mulling it over: Labour Court releases its plan to end Irish Rail dispute
The proposals set out today include pay cuts and changes to working conditions.
Dead rat stench and mice on desks: Woman gets €20k over rodents at work
Amanda Byrne said she had a life-long phobia and was petrified to go to work in case a rat or mouse crossed her path.
Labour Court proposals rejected by SIPTU staff at Liebherr plant
A move aimed at resolving a pay dispute dating back to 2009 was rejected by workers at the plant.
# emergency hearing
Labour Court to tackle M&S dispute, as threat of further pre-Christmas strike remains
Representatives from Mandate, SIPTU and M&S management will attend today’s hearing, aimed at solving a dispute over changes to the retailer’s pension scheme.
# job fears
SIPTU calls on Liebherr to "respect the industrial relations process" in pay dispute
The Labour Court last week awarded a 2.5 per cent pay increase to workers which the company say will be paid when agreement is reached on changes to work practices.
Banking union raises concerns as AIB considers outsourcing of 1,000 jobs
The IBOA says its concerned about the consequences of outsourcing for the economy as a whole, and has described proposals by AIB to outsource some IT operations as “potentially short-sighted”.
# home help
Labour Court ends system of zero-hour contracts for home helps
The binding recommendation means worker will have now contracts of a minimum of seven hours.
Industrial action at EBS called off after LRC talks
Management has agreed to set a date for the payment of outstanding sums.
# Strike
Strike threat looms for EBS
The Unite trade union has said that a strike notice will be served as early as next week if a resolution is not reached in talks.
# Dublin Bus
Dublin Bus drivers with two unions reject Labour Court proposals
Workers affiliated to SIPTU and NBRU have rejected proposals hammered out at the Labour Court earlier this month.
# Dublin Bus
New Dublin Bus proposals include pay cuts for management
SIPTU has said it will ballot its members on the new recommendations early next week.
# Up All Night
Dublin Bus staff to be balloted after all-night talks
The Labour Court is to make recommendations on cost-cutting measures that saw Dublin Bus staff strike for three days earlier this week.
# Row
Dublin Bus to run full service as Labour Court talks get underway
Dublin Bus will operate a full service today following a three-day strike.
# bus strike
Varadkar: I’m not going to get involved in ‘nitty gritty’ of Dublin Bus negotiations
The Transport Minister has ruled out getting involved directly in talks to end the all-out strike at Dublin Bus.
# Industrial Action
Kelly: Bus strike is a "bad day for public transport in Ireland"
The Public Transport Minister has asked all sides to come together to try and solve the problems.
# Off The Buses
Dublin Bus prepares for strike action amid calls for Varadkar to intervene
The company is advising customers to check with their website and Twitter page ahead of possible strike action this Sunday.
# Industrial Action
Workers let go by BCD Travel to picket Kerry Group
SIPTU representatives claim that the company is refusing to make redundancy payments decided by the Labour Court.
# Strike
Strike planned by production workers at Offaly food plant
The workers are looking for an increase in pay rates as well as the reintroduction of overtime rates and a premium rate for shift workers.