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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Labour Court

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# Driving In My Car
Ireland is saying goodbye to the classic driving test feedback form
The Road Safety Authority has started rolling out tablet computers for examiners, meaning candidates won’t get the usual form back.
Primary teachers votes for strike action if government cuts their pay
The INTO also agreed to accept an invitation to go back to the talks table with the Labour Relations Commission.
# Bus Eireann
UPDATE: Bus Éireann proposals cut executive pay, restore driver premiums
Additional cash savings of €330,000 are expected to be made from contributions by executives, and directors also face a 20 per cent pay cut.
# Bus Eireann
Suspended Bus Éireann strike has already cost company €500,000
A 48-hour break in industrial action is currently underway, following a decision made last night after intervention from the Labour Relations Commission.
# tensions
Bus Éireann warns: bring in pay cuts or we could end up breaking the law
A spokesperson for Bus Éireann said the company’s future is at risk if it can’t bring in major changes to pay and conditions for employees.
# Bus Eireann
SIPTU to ballot for strike action as Bus Éireann commits to cost cutting
Bus Éireann has said it plans to implement Labour Court recommendations which will mean some workers at the bus company work longer for less pay.
# Co Kerry
SIPTU expresses anger over ongoing case with Killarney Golf Club
Killarney Golf Club is seeking to make 24 out of 40 staff redundant.
# Tara Mines
SIPTU members at Tara Mines accept company's proposals
In January this year the company put its entire workforce on protective notice.
# Retail pay
SIPTU to seek pay increases for retail workers after Dunnes deal
SIPTU welcomes Dunnes Stores’ agreement to increase pay by 3 per cent, and says it wants rises elsewhere.
# Wages
Dunnes Stores 14,000 staff to get 3% pay rise
This will be the first pay increase for the retailer’s staff since 2007.
# Row
Bus Éireann strike action called off
All parties to the dispute have agreed to attend a Labour Court hearing as soon as possible.
# Aer Lingus
SIPTU welcomes recommendation by Labour Court on Aer Lingus pension dispute
SIPTU said it was still opposed to any attempt by the airline to seek ‘cost offsetting measures’ in return for meeting its responsibility to properly fund the pensions scheme.
# Bus Eireann
Bus Eireann to cut some payments after unions reject Labour Court hearing
The company has said that it is to cut overtime, shift, premium and rota payments after trade unions rejected the offer, it said today.
# need to know
The Evening Fix... now with added Tetris-playing pumpkins
Here’s all the things we learned, loved and shared today.
# Consultants
Howlin: 'We would expect people invited by Labour Court to turn up'
The Minister was speaking after it emerged the Irish Hospital Consultants Association will not be attending reform talks in the Labour Court on Thursday.
# Courts
Migrant rights group says High Court decision leaves undocumented workers vulnerable
Today the court overturned a decision to grant Muhammad Younis an award of €92,000 in an exploitation case.
# Sick Leave
Public service sick leave halved for most employees
The amount of paid sick leave is to be reduced from six months to three months.
# Vita Cortex
Vita Cortex pulls out of LRC mediation process
The board and management of Vita Cortex say they cannot engage with SIPTU as it does not represent all of the workers.
# Vita Cortex
Labour Court chairman to lead Vita Cortex LRC talks
The Labour Relations Commission confirms that Kevin Duffy, chairman of the Labour Court, will lead resolution talks.
# Irish Cement
Irish Cement workers strike over unpaid money and planned pay cuts
Workers say they are due between €5,000 and €9,500 each after a Labour Court ruling, but the company wants pay cuts.
# Firefighters
More firefighters suspended in Roscommon over training dispute
Roscommon is now without over 40 per cent of its firefighters raising concerns over the health and safety of those who remain and people in the county.
# Forced Labour
Restaurant worker awarded €86,000 after years of forced labour in Dublin
Muhammad Younis from Pakistan was forced to work in what have been described as chronic conditions in a Clondalkin restaurant for seven years.
# Firefighters
Court rules against fire service cuts but union pledges vote on industrial action
The Labour Court ruling blocking proposed cuts in Dublin Fire Brigade this year has been welcomed by two unions but another plans to ballot members on possible industrial action.
# Firefighters
Firefighters head to Labour Court as one union ballots on possible industrial action
Firefighters and paramedics in the capital are unhappy with proposed cuts to overtime, training and annual leave by Dublin Fire Brigade.
# labour laws
Restaurants chief calls for end to "ridiculous 1940s" style Sunday pay premium
CEO of Irish Restaurants Association says Sunday premium paid to workers is crippling industry – while employees’ union and Joan Burton fear proposal to cut it will lead to hardship for low-earners.