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#SIPTU

# siptu - Thursday 29 January, 2015

IAG is a 'predator hovering over Aer Lingus'
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

IAG is a 'predator hovering over Aer Lingus'

Jan 29th 2015, 3:55 PM 12,264 Views 86 Comments

The Transport Committee has been told that selling Aer Lingus share would ‘devastate’ Ireland’s economy and connectivity

# siptu - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

'We want Bose to reconsider, closing this plant is going to hit the county hard'
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

'We want Bose to reconsider, closing this plant is going to hit the county hard'

Jan 27th 2015, 5:23 PM 16,246 Views 27 Comments

Siptu is meeting with senior management at the audio company to appeal for them to reconsider the closure of a Monaghan facility.

# siptu - Friday 9 January, 2015

Workers threaten to strike over Roscommon Council's 'bullyboy tactics'
# Engineers
# Engineers

Workers threaten to strike over Roscommon Council's 'bullyboy tactics'

Jan 9th 2015, 4:38 PM 15,061 Views 24 Comments

Up to 150 employees are unhappy with measures being implemented by the local authority.

Staff at NUI Galway to start investigation into structural inequality
# Equality
# Equality

Staff at NUI Galway to start investigation into structural inequality

Jan 9th 2015, 10:19 AM 8,134 Views 13 Comments

This follows a decision to award Dr Micheline Sheehy-Skeffington €70,000 last month after she was unfairly passed over for promotion.

# siptu - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

SIPTU call for changes to upward-only rent reviews after closure of Bewley's
# Boom Time Rents
# Boom Time Rents

SIPTU call for changes to upward-only rent reviews after closure of Bewley's

Jan 6th 2015, 5:28 PM 10,315 Views 32 Comments

The Café had a decision ruling for a reduction in their rent overturned last year.

# siptu - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Cash-in-transit vans will no longer be protected by an armed escort
# Unarmed Protection
# Unarmed Protection

Cash-in-transit vans will no longer be protected by an armed escort

Nov 29th 2014, 7:10 PM 21,201 Views 78 Comments

The Defence Forces say they won’t be providing the armed support on “routine” journeys.

# siptu - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Nurses 'demoralised again' as HSE gains 11% more senior managers in four years
# Health Reform
# Health Reform

Nurses 'demoralised again' as HSE gains 11% more senior managers in four years

Nov 25th 2014, 3:58 PM 11,578 Views 56 Comments

The number of nurses fell in the same period by almost 3%.

# siptu - Friday 21 November, 2014

SIPTU still won't say if they'll join water charge protests
# Wait And See
# Wait And See

SIPTU still won't say if they'll join water charge protests

Nov 21st 2014, 3:39 PM 11,079 Views 144 Comments

It depends on what emerges from talks with other unions, they say.

# siptu - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Irish Water workers could go on strike if they don't get their bonuses back
# Not Fair
# Not Fair

Irish Water workers could go on strike if they don't get their bonuses back

Nov 19th 2014, 6:44 PM 21,459 Views 136 Comments

Staff were told yesterday they wouldn’t be getting their performance-pay. But SIPTU says that’s not on.

# siptu - Friday 14 November, 2014

Privatisation of bus routes stalled to allow for further talks with unions
# Bus Eireann
# Bus Eireann

Privatisation of bus routes stalled to allow for further talks with unions

Nov 14th 2014, 10:18 PM 6,671 Views 29 Comments

Both Siptu and the NBRU are opposed to the move.

# siptu - Friday 31 October, 2014

SIPTU ask nurses and midwives to reject 50% increase in registration fee
# Protest
# Protest

SIPTU ask nurses and midwives to reject 50% increase in registration fee

Oct 31st 2014, 6:00 PM 12,661 Views 47 Comments

Members are being advised to continue paying the 2014 fee of €100.

# siptu - Thursday 9 October, 2014

This ex-Siptu official is resisting TDs' attempts to ask him about a 'slush fund'
# No Comment
# No Comment

This ex-Siptu official is resisting TDs' attempts to ask him about a 'slush fund'

Oct 9th 2014, 12:06 PM 6,952 Views 15 Comments

Matt Merrigan says there’s an ongoing garda investigation.

Have restaurants and hotels been reaping all the spoils while workers suffer?
# Bun Fight
# Bun Fight

Have restaurants and hotels been reaping all the spoils while workers suffer?

Oct 9th 2014, 9:37 AM 10,640 Views 47 Comments

SIPTU says customers and workers have missed out on the benefits of the special VAT rate, but businesses say otherwise.

# siptu - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Staff at Kerry Women's Refuge to strike over roster dispute
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Staff at Kerry Women's Refuge to strike over roster dispute

Oct 8th 2014, 6:01 PM 9,664 Views 4 Comments

Management have refuted claims they are unwilling to engage in talks.

# siptu - Monday 22 September, 2014

Greyhound workers vote to end 14-week lockout
# All Tidied Up?
# All Tidied Up?

Greyhound workers vote to end 14-week lockout

Sep 22nd 2014, 10:58 PM 13,312 Views 57 Comments

The agreement will see a number of redundancies and a wage reduction of between 15% and 20%.

# siptu - Monday 8 September, 2014

Greyhound heads to the High Court after SIPTU workers reject proposals
# THE NEVERENDING STORY
# THE NEVERENDING STORY

Greyhound heads to the High Court after SIPTU workers reject proposals

Sep 8th 2014, 11:01 PM 10,536 Views 48 Comments

NO. DEAL. YET

# siptu - Friday 5 September, 2014

Greyhound pledges to reduce 35% pay cut and offers workers redundancy
# Deal On The Table
# Deal On The Table

Greyhound pledges to reduce 35% pay cut and offers workers redundancy

Sep 5th 2014, 9:56 PM 12,688 Views 80 Comments

The workers will have to vote on the proposals next week.

# siptu - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Greyhound "trying to frighten workers" by starting and then dropping court action - TD
# No End In Sight
# No End In Sight

Greyhound "trying to frighten workers" by starting and then dropping court action - TD

Sep 4th 2014, 10:08 PM 16,646 Views 61 Comments

Joan Collins says the men were prepared for jail.

# siptu - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

All-Ireland train strikes called off after late-night LRC talks
# Back On Track
# Back On Track

All-Ireland train strikes called off after late-night LRC talks

Sep 3rd 2014, 9:02 AM 12,000 Views 47 Comments

The strikes were due to cause disruption on 7, 8 and 21 September.

# siptu - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Breakthrough? Greyhound workers will attend LRC tomorrow
# All Summer Long
# All Summer Long

Breakthrough? Greyhound workers will attend LRC tomorrow

Sep 2nd 2014, 5:40 PM 6,100 Views 9 Comments

Workers voted today to attend the talks.

More talks at LRC today --- but train strike threat remains in place for weekend
# Another 48 Hrs
# Another 48 Hrs

More talks at LRC today --- but train strike threat remains in place for weekend

Sep 2nd 2014, 7:35 AM 3,685 Views 3 Comments

It’s the third day of talks between management and unions. Strikes are planned for this Sunday and Monday, and later in September.

# siptu - Monday 1 September, 2014

I'm not intervening, says Minister --- as talks to avoid rail strikes begin again
# Striiiiike
# Striiiiike

I'm not intervening, says Minister --- as talks to avoid rail strikes begin again

Sep 1st 2014, 2:45 PM 6,512 Views 32 Comments

Two more rail strikes are planned for this month, but it’s hoped a solution can be reached at LRC talks continuing this afternoon.

Greyhound accepts LRC invite, says ball is now in workers' court
# Your Move
# Your Move

Greyhound accepts LRC invite, says ball is now in workers' court

Sep 1st 2014, 10:36 AM 5,267 Views 25 Comments

The invitation comes after the two sides met last week but workers have not yet committed to entering formal talks.

# siptu - Saturday 30 August, 2014

"No progress" today, but talks to avoid another train strike will continue
# LRC
# LRC

"No progress" today, but talks to avoid another train strike will continue

Aug 30th 2014, 4:31 PM 4,756 Views 8 Comments

SIPTU says there’s been no progress as yet, as unions and management meet to try and resolve their dispute before the next scheduled strike action.

# siptu - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Labour Relations Commission wants update on Greyhound strike from SIPTU
# Industrial Relations
# Industrial Relations

Labour Relations Commission wants update on Greyhound strike from SIPTU

Aug 26th 2014, 8:07 PM 7,064 Views 32 Comments

The dispute at the company has been ongoing for two months.

# siptu - Monday 25 August, 2014

Get caught by today's rail strike? There's two more planned (and unions won't rule out even more)
# Travel Chaos
# Travel Chaos

Get caught by today's rail strike? There's two more planned (and unions won't rule out even more)

Aug 25th 2014, 7:58 PM 10,760 Views 38 Comments

The next 48-hour stoppage starts on the day of the All-Ireland Hurling Final.

# siptu - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Travelling somewhere? Don't forget, there's a massive rail strike...
# Arrangements
# Arrangements

Travelling somewhere? Don't forget, there's a massive rail strike...

Aug 24th 2014, 7:43 PM 39,682 Views 115 Comments

There are no trains. And there aren’t many extra bus services either — but for what it’s worth, here are the arrangements…

# siptu - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Poll: Do you support this weekend's train strikes?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you support this weekend's train strikes?

Aug 23rd 2014, 8:30 AM 16,824 Views 144 Comments

Legitimate grievance? Or shoddy behaviour?

# siptu - Friday 22 August, 2014

'Insanity' - Irish Rail strike to hit 90,000 commuters and All-Ireland fans
# Work Stoppage
# Work Stoppage

'Insanity' - Irish Rail strike to hit 90,000 commuters and All-Ireland fans

Aug 22nd 2014, 9:03 AM 16,265 Views 136 Comments

Irish Rail says the two days of action planned this weekend will cost the company €2 million. Unions say they’ve been left with no other option.

# siptu - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Iarnród Éireann boss is set to return from Mauritius holiday ahead of strike action
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Iarnród Éireann boss is set to return from Mauritius holiday ahead of strike action

Aug 21st 2014, 3:24 PM 9,518 Views 27 Comments

Chief executive David Franks is set to jet home from his holiday in Mauritius

Industrial disputes have cost 8,324 working days so far this year
# Productivity
# Productivity

Industrial disputes have cost 8,324 working days so far this year

Aug 21st 2014, 6:45 AM 4,746 Views 26 Comments

That’s more than double the number for the same period last year.

# siptu - Monday 18 August, 2014

Greyhound welcomes initiative to seek legally binding pay rates for bin workers
# Protests
# Protests

Greyhound welcomes initiative to seek legally binding pay rates for bin workers

Aug 18th 2014, 8:49 PM 7,960 Views 20 Comments

SIPTU workers at Greyhound have been protesting about cuts since June 17.

Talk of closing railway stations "totally premature"
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Talk of closing railway stations "totally premature"

Aug 18th 2014, 4:18 PM 19,330 Views 20 Comments

A review of rail services is currently underway in anticipation of Budget 2015.

# siptu - Friday 15 August, 2014

SIPTU escalates plans for All-Ireland train strikes
# Train Strikes
# Train Strikes

SIPTU escalates plans for All-Ireland train strikes

Aug 15th 2014, 5:57 PM 13,858 Views 43 Comments

There will now be five days of strikes in August and September.

# siptu - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Aug 5th 2014, 11:16 PM 17,615 Views 3 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Ireland beating the Black Ferns, Israeli boycott protests, and what Bernie Ecclestone has done…

SIPTU says shift work is damaging to health and is calling for a Government study
# RISKY BUSINESS
# RISKY BUSINESS

SIPTU says shift work is damaging to health and is calling for a Government study

Aug 5th 2014, 12:16 PM 10,553 Views 46 Comments

Research from other countries shows shift work can lead to cancer and diabetes.

# siptu - Friday 1 August, 2014

SIPTU using 1916 centenary to highlight housing shortages
# Was It For This
# Was It For This

SIPTU using 1916 centenary to highlight housing shortages

Aug 1st 2014, 5:43 PM 4,994 Views 36 Comments

Commemoration will “ring hollow” if Irish citizens still “languishing on housing lists”.

# siptu - Friday 25 July, 2014

Strike to hit Irish Rail next month as Siptu ballots for one-day stoppage
# Strrrrrrrrrrrrrike
# Strrrrrrrrrrrrrike

Strike to hit Irish Rail next month as Siptu ballots for one-day stoppage

Jul 25th 2014, 12:22 PM 6,279 Views 26 Comments

The action will take place on August 25, subject to pay cuts being implemented.

# siptu - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Union donates €10,000 to Greyhound workers support fund
# Solidarity
# Solidarity

Union donates €10,000 to Greyhound workers support fund

Jul 22nd 2014, 3:40 PM 6,216 Views 42 Comments

Unite’s regional secretary said the move shows that the SIPTU workers have the support of the entire trade union movement.

# siptu - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Social welfare staff are being told to refuse dole payments to 'locked out' Greyhound workers
# Industrial Dispute
# Industrial Dispute

Social welfare staff are being told to refuse dole payments to 'locked out' Greyhound workers

Jul 19th 2014, 7:30 AM 20,567 Views 106 Comments

A circular issued to social welfare staff advises them to reject applications for jobseeker’s payments.