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#SIPTU

# siptu - Thursday 28 December, 2017

Siptu warns of strike action by Section 39 health care workers over pay issues
# Health Care
# Health Care

Siptu warns of strike action by Section 39 health care workers over pay issues

Dec 28th 2017, 9:43 AM 14,296 Views 22 Comments

Some 12,000 Section 39 workers receive dual salary funding between the HSE and voluntary contributions.

# siptu - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Siptu stalwart Jack O'Connor to step down as its president
# Unions
# Unions

Siptu stalwart Jack O'Connor to step down as its president

Dec 14th 2017, 2:06 PM 15,706 Views 43 Comments

The union said that O’Connor will continue to be “involved” in another capacity.

# siptu - Thursday 16 November, 2017

'A vote of confidence': Bus Éireann wins rights to run five bus routes in Waterford
# Transport
# Transport

'A vote of confidence': Bus Éireann wins rights to run five bus routes in Waterford

Nov 16th 2017, 3:00 PM 12,216 Views 27 Comments

This follows a competitive process with five bids from Irish and international companies.

# siptu - Sunday 12 November, 2017

The world's biggest security firm is refusing to improve redundancy payouts for Irish staff
# Labour Court
# Labour Court

The world's biggest security firm is refusing to improve redundancy payouts for Irish staff

Nov 12th 2017, 6:05 AM 17,470 Views 17 Comments

G4S cut workers after moving some operations from Dublin to Belfast.

# siptu - Friday 10 November, 2017

RTÉ is reviewing its €13 million orchestras but it could have a fight on its hands
# The Arts
# The Arts

RTÉ is reviewing its €13 million orchestras but it could have a fight on its hands

Nov 10th 2017, 8:50 AM 18,364 Views 66 Comments

The RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra were founded in 1948.

# siptu - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Decision time as Labour Court to issue recommendation on ending Irish Rail strike
# Strike
# Strike

Decision time as Labour Court to issue recommendation on ending Irish Rail strike

Nov 9th 2017, 6:31 PM 8,439 Views 30 Comments

The Labour Court agreed to issue a recommendation for how the dispute could be resolved tomorrow afternoon.

# siptu - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Lack of public support for Irish Rail workers as unions say Christmas strike 'possible'
# Escalation
# Escalation

Lack of public support for Irish Rail workers as unions say Christmas strike 'possible'

Nov 7th 2017, 7:30 AM 29,999 Views 178 Comments

They’re also not happy with Transport Minister Shane Ross’ lack of intervention in the dispute.

# siptu - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

Heading home? Expect delays as Irish Rail strike means there's an extra 155,000 people on the roads
# Strike
# Strike

Heading home? Expect delays as Irish Rail strike means there's an extra 155,000 people on the roads

Nov 1st 2017, 4:50 PM 20,547 Views 74 Comments

This is the first of five strike days.

Here's how to get your refund if you're affected by the Irish Rail strike
# Strike Day One
# Strike Day One

Here's how to get your refund if you're affected by the Irish Rail strike

Nov 1st 2017, 6:30 AM 10,146 Views 7 Comments

Other transport operators do not accept rail tickets on days of industrial action.

# siptu - Friday 13 October, 2017

Bus Éireann row: Minister hits back after unions slam her for 'unofficial labour dispute' comment
# Unofficial Dispute
# Unofficial Dispute

Bus Éireann row: Minister hits back after unions slam her for 'unofficial labour dispute' comment

Oct 13th 2017, 7:00 PM 21,233 Views 96 Comments

The employment minister said that 299 replacement buses were needed on the Eastern corridor last week.

# siptu - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Bus Éireann management and unions argue over new rosters in latest dispute
# Stranded Commuters
# Stranded Commuters

Bus Éireann management and unions argue over new rosters in latest dispute

Sep 26th 2017, 10:27 PM 12,051 Views 40 Comments

For three weeks in April, industrial action at the company brought the State-run transport services to a halt.

# siptu - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Ryanair fell foul of Europe's top court today - here's what you need to know
# Trade Unions
# Trade Unions

Ryanair fell foul of Europe's top court today - here's what you need to know

Sep 14th 2017, 5:50 PM 26,542 Views 29 Comments

The decision may have a big impact on future labour disputes at the airline.

# siptu - Monday 11 September, 2017

Brick thrown through window of ambulance parked at Dublin hospital
# Mater Hospital
# Mater Hospital

Brick thrown through window of ambulance parked at Dublin hospital

Sep 11th 2017, 8:02 PM 24,164 Views 25 Comments

The incident happened in the early hours of this morning.

# siptu - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Irish Rail says four routes could be axed, as drivers look for pay increase
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Irish Rail says four routes could be axed, as drivers look for pay increase

Aug 29th 2017, 7:10 PM 43,746 Views 122 Comments

Iarnród Éireann says it has to address an annual shortfall of €100 million.

# siptu - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Dublin Fire Brigade is operating at reduced capacity due to unofficial overtime strikes over pay
# Breaking Point
# Breaking Point

Dublin Fire Brigade is operating at reduced capacity due to unofficial overtime strikes over pay

Jul 26th 2017, 3:16 PM 10,909 Views 24 Comments

Firefighters and paramedics in Dublin want their overtime rate raised to 1.5 times regular pay, in line with the rest of the country and the Dublin City Council standard.

# siptu - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Tower cranes at building sites across the country will be idle on Thursday... here's why
# Unhappy Union
# Unhappy Union

Tower cranes at building sites across the country will be idle on Thursday... here's why

Jun 27th 2017, 6:01 PM 24,020 Views 26 Comments

SIPTU is not happy with Unite over the pay claim, calling it ‘disingenuous’.

# siptu - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Siptu recommends its members accept government's 'pay restoration' deal
# Pluses And Minuses
# Pluses And Minuses

Siptu recommends its members accept government's 'pay restoration' deal

Jun 22nd 2017, 7:50 PM 9,972 Views 45 Comments

The union said that “on balance”, the pluses outweighed the negatives on the deal.

# siptu - Friday 12 May, 2017

Bus Éireann staff vote to accept Labour Court recommendations
# Industrial Relations
# Industrial Relations

Bus Éireann staff vote to accept Labour Court recommendations

May 12th 2017, 1:30 PM 11,797 Views 31 Comments

Siptu and Unite staff have voted to accept the recommendations.

# siptu - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Poll: Should mandatory retirement from the public service be abolished?
# Out At 65
# Out At 65

Poll: Should mandatory retirement from the public service be abolished?

May 3rd 2017, 9:20 PM 22,979 Views 61 Comments

A bill seeking the abolition of the retirement age of 65 was before the Dáil Justice Committee today.

# siptu - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

Dublin Bus drivers expected to vote in favour of 'sympathy strike' with Bus Éireann
# Striiiiiikkkke 2
# Striiiiiikkkke 2

Dublin Bus drivers expected to vote in favour of 'sympathy strike' with Bus Éireann

Apr 12th 2017, 4:44 PM 93,883 Views 183 Comments

The Bus Éireann strike is now in its 20th day.

# siptu - Monday 10 April, 2017

SIPTU says Irish Water workers are not overpaid after reports of €5,000 bonuses for all staff
# Performance Related
# Performance Related

SIPTU says Irish Water workers are not overpaid after reports of €5,000 bonuses for all staff

Apr 10th 2017, 9:09 AM 26,338 Views 116 Comments

It’s reported that staff receive perks such as car allowances and fitness instructors as well as health insurance packages for executives and their spouses.

Bus Éireann strike: 'All sides committed to conclusion in next 24 hours'
# END IN SIGHT
# END IN SIGHT

Bus Éireann strike: 'All sides committed to conclusion in next 24 hours'

Apr 10th 2017, 7:26 AM 19,295 Views 36 Comments

All sides will be back around the table at the WRC at around 10am.

# siptu - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Opinion: 'No interest in women's football? Yesterday's public reaction proves otherwise'
# Ireland WNT
From The42
# Ireland WNT

Opinion: 'No interest in women's football? Yesterday's public reaction proves otherwise'

Apr 5th 2017, 3:18 PM 18,395 Views 50 Comments

Elaine Buckley and Emily Glen respond to some readers’ comments after yesterday’s extraordinary press conference.

# siptu - Monday 3 April, 2017

NBRU gets legal letter from CIÉ group over wildcat action
# Eleventh Hour
# Eleventh Hour

NBRU gets legal letter from CIÉ group over wildcat action

Apr 3rd 2017, 11:15 AM 31,884 Views 156 Comments

Individual strike members have indicated that further ‘wildcat’ action could happen again.

# siptu - Friday 31 March, 2017

School bus drivers to be asked if they want to join strike action
# Bus Eireann
# Bus Eireann

School bus drivers to be asked if they want to join strike action

Mar 31st 2017, 4:25 PM 16,455 Views 118 Comments

Bus Éireann workers have been striking for eight days now – but school services hadn’t been affected.

# siptu - Monday 27 March, 2017

Dublin Bus and Irish Rail workers to ballot for industrial action
# SIPTU
# SIPTU

Dublin Bus and Irish Rail workers to ballot for industrial action

Mar 27th 2017, 5:07 PM 30,771 Views 192 Comments

Bus Éireann has released a statement urging all employees to engage with management to prevent the company becoming insolvent.

# siptu - Friday 24 March, 2017

The Bus Éireann strike begins today - here's how to get around
# Alternative Route
# Alternative Route

The Bus Éireann strike begins today - here's how to get around

Mar 24th 2017, 12:01 AM 38,889 Views 75 Comments

A nationwide indefinite strike begins from midnight tonight.

# siptu - Thursday 23 March, 2017

All-out Bus Éireann strike to begin at midnight
# Strike
# Strike

All-out Bus Éireann strike to begin at midnight

Mar 23rd 2017, 3:26 PM 63,937 Views 175 Comments

School bus routes will not be included in the strike.

# siptu - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

'We were there almost 37 years... it was like a family bereavement': Clerys workers speak out after deal reached
# Clocking Out
# Clocking Out

'We were there almost 37 years... it was like a family bereavement': Clerys workers speak out after deal reached

Mar 22nd 2017, 6:00 AM 8,830 Views 8 Comments

A deal was reached this week which will see the old building redeveloped.

# siptu - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Dublin Fire Brigade 2-day strike called off as unions agree to meet council
# Sort It Out
# Sort It Out

Dublin Fire Brigade 2-day strike called off as unions agree to meet council

Mar 8th 2017, 5:46 PM 7,163 Views 8 Comments

Lord Mayor Brendan Carr intervened directly to facilitate the upcoming discussions.

# siptu - Monday 13 February, 2017

10,000 support staff at nearly 40 hospitals to join nurses in industrial action on 7 March
# Strrrrrrrrrrike
# Strrrrrrrrrrike

10,000 support staff at nearly 40 hospitals to join nurses in industrial action on 7 March

Feb 13th 2017, 3:24 PM 9,916 Views 21 Comments

Siptu hospital support staff voted overwhelmingly in favour of strike action.

# siptu - Thursday 9 February, 2017

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 18,800 Views 36 Comments

Employees at the plant are currently engaging in their third 24-hour work stoppage.

# siptu - Monday 6 February, 2017

Another pay dispute in the Labour Court - this time it's Irish Rail
# Pay Deal
# Pay Deal

Another pay dispute in the Labour Court - this time it's Irish Rail

Feb 6th 2017, 10:35 PM 10,604 Views 46 Comments

Iarnród Éireann, or Irish Rail, want efficiency improvements before they implement the pay deal. Workers say that’s not what was agreed.

# siptu - 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 12,810 Views 69 Comments

A pamphlet is being circulated online to highlight the importance of the work Dublin firefighters do.

# siptu - Thursday 26 January, 2017

'Sexual harassment, illegal hours and treated like slaves': An investigation into the hospitality sector
# Special Investigation
# Special Investigation

'Sexual harassment, illegal hours and treated like slaves': An investigation into the hospitality sector

Jan 26th 2017, 12:05 AM 32,004 Views 64 Comments

Many have been forced to leave the industry due to abuses of their employment.

# siptu - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

Union bosses meet with TDs as Bus Éireann industrial action remains on the cards
# Industrial Dispute
# Industrial Dispute

Union bosses meet with TDs as Bus Éireann industrial action remains on the cards

Jan 24th 2017, 9:10 PM 16,383 Views 66 Comments

Bus Éireann has warned of 2,600 job losses

'Lives are being put at risk': Roscommon Fire Brigade to go on strike as all-out action looms
# Strike Action
# Strike Action

'Lives are being put at risk': Roscommon Fire Brigade to go on strike as all-out action looms

Jan 24th 2017, 6:22 PM 12,055 Views 16 Comments

Siptu said the firefighters are prepared to go on all-out strike if there is no agreement.

# siptu - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Bus Éireann workers reject latest plan as two unions threaten strike action
# Back In (industrial) Action
# Back In (industrial) Action

Bus Éireann workers reject latest plan as two unions threaten strike action

Jan 18th 2017, 10:38 PM 11,497 Views 39 Comments

SIPTU has called the latest plan presented to workers as “horrendous and totally unacceptable”.

# siptu - 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 9,371 Views 36 Comments

Siptu says a lack of ambulances means firefighters are overworked and under-resourced.

# siptu - Monday 9 January, 2017

As hospitals recover from record-high trolley crisis, staff are considering a strike
# Critical Conditions
# Critical Conditions

As hospitals recover from record-high trolley crisis, staff are considering a strike

Jan 9th 2017, 10:51 AM 11,532 Views 36 Comments

Hospital staff are being asked whether they wish to strike over payments and career progression measures.