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#SIPTU

# 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 11,533 Views 36 Comments

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

# siptu - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Paramedics 'disturbed' over delays bringing patients to Emergency Departments
# Perfect Storm
# Perfect Storm

Paramedics 'disturbed' over delays bringing patients to Emergency Departments

Jan 4th 2017, 6:45 PM 23,662 Views 101 Comments

Siptu members said today that delays of between one and three hours have been observed across the country.

# siptu - Thursday 29 December, 2016

The gap between private pensions and public pensions has the government worried
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

The gap between private pensions and public pensions has the government worried

Dec 29th 2016, 8:30 AM 25,505 Views 115 Comments

Enda Kenny said Minister Paschal Donohoe will not deal with its strategy for public pay until the Public Pay Commission sends its report.

# siptu - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Health Minister: 'I don't believe the threat of industrial action helps anyone'
# Trouble Ahead
# Trouble Ahead

Health Minister: 'I don't believe the threat of industrial action helps anyone'

Dec 28th 2016, 2:07 PM 8,205 Views 25 Comments

Siptu has announced a ballot of more than 25,000 support staff.

# siptu - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

PTSB employees vote overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action
# Unite
# Unite

PTSB employees vote overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action

Dec 13th 2016, 7:32 PM 13,022 Views 52 Comments

Unite trade union members at the bank have rejected a Labour Court pay recommendation.

# siptu - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Workers in Waterford to take industrial action on Christmas week over pay restoration claims
# Bausch And Lomb
# Bausch And Lomb

Workers in Waterford to take industrial action on Christmas week over pay restoration claims

Dec 7th 2016, 3:29 PM 12,556 Views 34 Comments

Bausch and Lomb workers agreed to a string of cost cutting measures to keep the plant viable in 2014.

# siptu - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Unions 'dismayed and angry' about Bus Éireann's approach to pay talks
# Bus Stop
# Bus Stop

Unions 'dismayed and angry' about Bus Éireann's approach to pay talks

Dec 6th 2016, 6:20 PM 19,931 Views 120 Comments

Earlier, Transport Minister Shane Ross said the company’s financial situation is “fairly bleak”.

# siptu - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

Government to talk to public sector unions about Garda pay deal
# Lansdowne Road
# Lansdowne Road

Government to talk to public sector unions about Garda pay deal

Nov 29th 2016, 5:06 PM 7,780 Views 11 Comments

Siptu has deferred its planned industrial action ballot as a result.

# siptu - Thursday 17 November, 2016

SIPTU has authorised its 60,000 members to ballot on industrial and strike action
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

SIPTU has authorised its 60,000 members to ballot on industrial and strike action

Nov 17th 2016, 5:25 PM 16,214 Views 71 Comments

The president of SIPTU said it was “honouring its commitment” to its members.

# siptu - Friday 11 November, 2016

Pressure increases on government as unions set a six-day deadline
# Lansdowne Road
# Lansdowne Road

Pressure increases on government as unions set a six-day deadline

Nov 11th 2016, 6:54 PM 12,575 Views 41 Comments

Union groups Siptu and ICTU have said that the Lansdowne Road agreement is no longer relevant after the garda pay deal.

# siptu - Thursday 10 November, 2016

SIPTU threatens to ballot all 60,000 members unless Government sits down for pay talks
# Strike
# Strike

SIPTU threatens to ballot all 60,000 members unless Government sits down for pay talks

Nov 10th 2016, 12:38 PM 12,392 Views 89 Comments

SIPTU said the Government has one week to issue an invitation for talks or else their members will be balloted.

# siptu - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Strike at Dublin Bus called off for today ... but what about the 11 other days in October?
# Let's Talk
# Let's Talk

Strike at Dublin Bus called off for today ... but what about the 11 other days in October?

Sep 27th 2016, 8:15 AM 19,776 Views 38 Comments

A planned strike for this coming Saturday is still on the cards.

# siptu - Friday 23 September, 2016

'Not the first fire in an ambulance': Calls for review of whole fleet after tragedy
# Naas General Hospital
# Naas General Hospital

'Not the first fire in an ambulance': Calls for review of whole fleet after tragedy

Sep 23rd 2016, 6:07 AM 19,211 Views 23 Comments

There have been a number of high profile incidents with ambulances in recent years and paramedics are worried for their safety.

# siptu - Monday 19 September, 2016

Union says asking Dublin Bus workers to cancel strike on day of All-Ireland replay is 'insulting'
# Letter To Ross
# Letter To Ross

Union says asking Dublin Bus workers to cancel strike on day of All-Ireland replay is 'insulting'

Sep 19th 2016, 8:50 AM 41,006 Views 113 Comments

NBRU’s Dermot O’Leary said if negotiations don’t place before 1 October drivers’ resolve will have hardened.

# siptu - Friday 16 September, 2016

Bus strike latest: Passenger falls ill on Dart as commuters face more disruption
# Cash Drain
# Cash Drain

Bus strike latest: Passenger falls ill on Dart as commuters face more disruption

Sep 16th 2016, 8:58 AM 33,030 Views 168 Comments

Unions say that the company has done nothing to stop the dispute.

# siptu - Thursday 15 September, 2016

Escalation: Dublin Bus drivers will strike for an additional 13 days
# Escalation
# Escalation

Escalation: Dublin Bus drivers will strike for an additional 13 days

Sep 15th 2016, 1:22 PM 45,809 Views 155 Comments

The dispute is going into October.

"It is a pain because I had to get up earlier and then I have to last the whole day in school."
# Bus Strike Day Three
# Bus Strike Day Three

"It is a pain because I had to get up earlier and then I have to last the whole day in school."

Sep 15th 2016, 9:13 AM 29,535 Views 121 Comments

Dublin commuters are being hit by the bus strike.

# siptu - Friday 12 August, 2016

Dublin Bus drivers are going on strike after rejecting 8% pay deal
# Off The Buses
# Off The Buses

Dublin Bus drivers are going on strike after rejecting 8% pay deal

Aug 12th 2016, 6:21 PM 16,323 Views 58 Comments

The Labour Court recommended an 8.25% increase over three years.

# siptu - Friday 5 August, 2016

Dublin Bus drivers mightn't go on strike but instead take 'no fares' from commuters
# No Change Needed
# No Change Needed

Dublin Bus drivers mightn't go on strike but instead take 'no fares' from commuters

Aug 5th 2016, 6:24 PM 28,114 Views 105 Comments

Drivers at the NBRU have voted for industrial action.

# siptu - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

It's looking more and more likely that a Dublin Bus strike is coming
# Collision Course
# Collision Course

It's looking more and more likely that a Dublin Bus strike is coming

Aug 2nd 2016, 2:39 PM 12,956 Views 84 Comments

Siptu says the chances of industrial action is “increasingly likely.

# siptu - Friday 29 July, 2016

Dublin Bus drivers reject 8.25% pay increase
# Dublin Bust
# Dublin Bust

Dublin Bus drivers reject 8.25% pay increase

Jul 29th 2016, 6:08 PM 16,681 Views 83 Comments

That means a strike could be on the table.

# siptu - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Dublin City Council backs call for new Luas trams to be automated
# Strike
# Strike

Dublin City Council backs call for new Luas trams to be automated

Jun 29th 2016, 4:00 PM 26,831 Views 123 Comments

The councillor behind the motion said it doesn’t mean drivers will be fired.

# siptu - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Child left in isolation for 27 hours at controversial detention facility
# Oberstown
# Oberstown

Child left in isolation for 27 hours at controversial detention facility

Jun 22nd 2016, 4:45 PM 14,968 Views 32 Comments

The facility failed to meet nine out of 10 standards in a recent HIQA inspection.

# siptu - Sunday 12 June, 2016

One year on, Clerys workers continue to seek justice for other workers
# Anniversary
# Anniversary

One year on, Clerys workers continue to seek justice for other workers

Jun 12th 2016, 8:30 AM 7,875 Views 20 Comments

Clerys workers will hold a one-year anniversary protest at the store today.

# siptu - Monday 30 May, 2016

The Labour Court has recommended an 18.3% pay increase for Luas drivers
# Pay Hike
# Pay Hike

The Labour Court has recommended an 18.3% pay increase for Luas drivers

May 30th 2016, 10:01 PM 37,270 Views 150 Comments

Union Siptu now says that it will put the recommended increase to its members.

# siptu - Sunday 29 May, 2016

Will there be a summer of strikes? There's trouble brewing on several fronts
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Will there be a summer of strikes? There's trouble brewing on several fronts

May 29th 2016, 8:00 AM 15,352 Views 75 Comments

2016 has not been a good year for industrial relations.

# siptu - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

Strike planned at juvenile detention centre over safety concerns
# Oberstown
# Oberstown

Strike planned at juvenile detention centre over safety concerns

May 25th 2016, 9:59 PM 9,837 Views 43 Comments

Unions say care workers are at risk of assaults in their jobs every day.

# siptu - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Strike ends at Dublin incinerator after management agrees to reinstate sacked workers
# Poolbeg
# Poolbeg

Strike ends at Dublin incinerator after management agrees to reinstate sacked workers

May 24th 2016, 6:50 PM 22,723 Views 41 Comments

It’s understood the strike had taken place as a result of three workers being let go from their jobs by text message last Friday.

# siptu - Saturday 21 May, 2016

"We're looking for a fair slice of the company we've helped build"
# At A Crossroads
# At A Crossroads

"We're looking for a fair slice of the company we've helped build"

May 21st 2016, 7:00 AM 56,904 Views 370 Comments

Luas drivers speak about their long-running dispute.

# siptu - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

How did it come to this?: The many twists of the never-ending Luas strike
# Pay And Conditions
# Pay And Conditions

How did it come to this?: The many twists of the never-ending Luas strike

May 17th 2016, 9:39 AM 32,568 Views 167 Comments

The ongoing Luas dispute continues to cause headaches for commuters, with more strikes planned.

# siptu - Friday 13 May, 2016

The Luas is shut down again today, but is there any hope of a resolution?
# It Goes On And On And On
# It Goes On And On And On

The Luas is shut down again today, but is there any hope of a resolution?

May 13th 2016, 3:46 PM 16,397 Views 74 Comments

Both sides of the dispute have firmly dug their heels in.

# siptu - Thursday 12 May, 2016

Don't forget - there's another Luas strike tomorrow
# No End In Sight
# No End In Sight

Don't forget - there's another Luas strike tomorrow

May 12th 2016, 10:50 PM 28,955 Views 179 Comments

The company has also written to staff urging them to reconsider their industrial action.

# siptu - Sunday 1 May, 2016

"There's no truth in it whatsoever" - Siptu says Luas drivers are NOT asking for old pay deal
# Response
# Response

"There's no truth in it whatsoever" - Siptu says Luas drivers are NOT asking for old pay deal

May 1st 2016, 5:08 PM 24,294 Views 194 Comments

The Sunday Times reported today that Luas workers were looking for Transdev to re-table the deal agreed upon at the Workplace Relations Commission last month.

# siptu - Friday 29 April, 2016

Dispute escalates: Luas drivers have pay cut by 10% from today
# Docked
# Docked

Dispute escalates: Luas drivers have pay cut by 10% from today

Apr 29th 2016, 2:53 PM 24,950 Views 111 Comments

Transdev said the reduction reflects the “additional operational and payroll costs” involved in dealing with drivers’ work-to-rule action.

# siptu - Thursday 28 April, 2016

Luas user? Remember that drivers are striking again today
# Off The Rails
# Off The Rails

Luas user? Remember that drivers are striking again today

Apr 28th 2016, 7:23 AM 13,944 Views 162 Comments

Siptu members at the company are taking action for better pay and conditions.

# siptu - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

If you get the Luas, you need alternative plans tomorrow
# Off The Rails
# Off The Rails

If you get the Luas, you need alternative plans tomorrow

Apr 27th 2016, 8:27 PM 24,219 Views 72 Comments

Transdev this week walked out of talks in which drivers asked for a 26.5% pay increase.

# siptu - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Transdev says it has had "positive" talks with Luas workers - but not drivers
# Positive Vibes
# Positive Vibes

Transdev says it has had "positive" talks with Luas workers - but not drivers

Apr 19th 2016, 4:01 PM 13,077 Views 71 Comments

Talks with drivers have yet to be scheduled.

# siptu - Monday 18 April, 2016

Luas strike scheduled for this weekend called off
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

Luas strike scheduled for this weekend called off

Apr 18th 2016, 3:41 PM 24,800 Views 120 Comments

Trade union Siptu has cancelled the 48-hour work stoppage.

# siptu - Friday 15 April, 2016

Transport Minister not happy with Luas operator on plans to dock workers' pay
# Dispute
# Dispute

Transport Minister not happy with Luas operator on plans to dock workers' pay

Apr 15th 2016, 1:05 PM 21,924 Views 90 Comments

The minister has also defended himself against claims made by Siptu.

# siptu - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

All-out strike 'seriously on the agenda' for Luas workers as dispute escalates
# Deadlocked
# Deadlocked

All-out strike 'seriously on the agenda' for Luas workers as dispute escalates

Apr 13th 2016, 11:42 AM 25,455 Views 233 Comments

The Luas dispute has escalated significantly over the past number of days.