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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# strike action

This month
March 2023
# Picket
Strike action by mechanical workers underway outside Intel and Pfizer sites
The picket is placed at an Intel site in Leixlip, Co Kildare and Pfizer in Grange Castle, Co Dublin.
Last month
February 2023
# strike action
Walkout Wednesday: Up to 500,000 workers across the UK on strike today
Teachers, university lecturers, train drivers, civil servants, bus drivers and security guards are going on strike.
This year
# strike action
Fórsa backs indefinite strike action in community and voluntary sector agencies
The union has accused the Government of “dragging its own feet” on the issue.
# Industrial Action
Retained firefighters overwhelmingly vote for strike action in dispute over crisis in service
Over 90% of Siptu members voted for strike action.
Last year
# French Strikes
European passengers hit with further travel chaos as French air traffic controllers strike today
A number of Irish flights have been cancelled and impacted customers have been contacted.
UK hit by another rail stoppage as summer of strikes continues
Sunday morning train services will also be affected due to the knock-on effect today’s walkout.
# strike action
SIPTU members in Irish Wheelchair Association vote to strike on 5 July
Some workers have not had a pay rise in 14 years, according to Siptu.
# Labour Court
Medical scientists to suspend strike action next week and will return to WRC for talks
The three days of strike action planned for next week have all been suspended, say the MLSA.
All time
# strike action
Public health doctors accept invitation for talks with Department of Health over ongoing dispute
In a ballot in November, 94% of IMO’s public health doctors voted in favour of strike action.
# deise 5
'We want action not words': Ex-Debenhams workers end five-day occupation of Waterford store
The ex-workers said they would continue to defend the stock and are turning their attention to KPMG.
# Section 39
Hundreds of healthcare workers to strike today in dispute over pay restoration
Siptu members employed by Section 39 organisations are taking strike action across the country.
# Pay dispute
Teachers' Union of Ireland 'left with no choice' but to strike next month over 'pay discrimination'
The dispute centres around the big pay differences in the early years of employment between those hired before and after 2011.
# virgin media
Siptu announces it is to ballot its Virgin Media members over industrial action
The action may include striking.
# strike action
Explainer: Why are 10,000 HSE staff striking tomorrow?
And what impact will it have?
# 20 june
HSE warns of 'significant impact' on services during support staff strike
A strike by 10,000 healthcare workers is set to take place on Thursday.
# suspended strikes
'Think of us as you tuck into your turkey': Letters reveal nurses' fury at Varadkar over annual leave comments
Strikes planned for this week were suspended after Labour Court intervention yesterday evening.
# greystones
Harris says protest outside his family home was 'plain and simple intimidation'
A group of protesters gathered outside Harris’ home in Co Wicklow yesterday afternoon.
# strike action
Taoiseach says he's saddened that nurses decided to strike on a weekday
He said he’d have preferred the weekend.
# nurses strike
'Now I can see that there will be nobody nursing me unless we start paying a salary for the job we do'
The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation have announced a 24-hour strike for 30 January.
More than 7,000 health workers to vote on strike action in 2019
Siptu says staff are due an increase in pay following a job evaluation process.
# Up In The Air
'We can't rule out further strikes': Ryanair and union reps meeting today in a bid to avoid further travel chaos
Talks will begin later this morning to try to resolve the long-running Ryanair dispute.
# Your Say
Poll: Are the strike days making you wary of booking Ryanair flights?
Ryanair pilots based in Ireland are staging their fourth one-day strike action today since 12 July.
# strike action
Ryanair says it will meet union next week 'once no further strikes called'
Ryanair and Fórsa have failed to reach an agreement on their disputes to date.
# strike action
Ryanair says new talks should happen after Friday's strike as 'damage already done'
The airline said last week that all 3,500 customers affected by the cancellations have already been notified.
# Dispute
Ryanair strike going ahead after last-minute talks fail
The airline has cancelled 30 of its 290 flights between Ireland and the UK tomorrow.
# Ryanair
Ryanair pilots in Ireland to strike on Thursday 12 July
Ryanair said it was “disappointed” by the strike action and called it “unnecessary”.
# strike action
Lloyds Pharmacy workers to strike again after hour-long picket today
The retailer rejected a recommendation from the Labour Court that it negotiate with trade union Mandate over pay conditions.
# Industrial Action
'We've been hit quite a few times': Teachers' union on why pay changes are needed
Education Minister Richard Bruton said that it isn’t possible to negotiate a deal for teachers separate to other public sectors.
# Health Care
Siptu warns of strike action by Section 39 health care workers over pay issues
Some 12,000 Section 39 workers receive dual salary funding between the HSE and voluntary contributions.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you support the striking rail workers?
A one day strike is expected to go ahead from midnight tonight.
# Industrial Relations
Gardaí's right to strike ruled out in new report
Strike action by gardaí was averted last year when a €50 million pay deal was struck in the Labour Court.
# shock and awe
Tesco is 'shocked' at unions suggesting that members 'shop with their conscience'
‘Indefinite’ industrial action is due to begin at some Tesco stores from Tuesday 14 February.
# Poll
Poll: Do you support the nurses taking industrial action?
A number of days of industrial action are scheduled to take place next month.
# travel chaos looms
Unions say they're 'ready for battle' as Bus Éireann announces widespread pay cuts
Strike action now looks inevitable.
# strike action
'Lives are being put at risk': Roscommon Fire Brigade to go on strike as all-out action looms
Siptu said the firefighters are prepared to go on all-out strike if there is no agreement.
# critical assaults
'Regular violent assaults' lead staff to strike at Oberstown youth detention facility
IMPACT trade union claimed staff at the facility were not given proper protective gear when dealing with violent detainees.
# Deadlock
No movement in teachers' pay discussions ahead of next week's strike
The gardaí are not the only public servants who are currently locked in talks.
'It's a matter of life or death': Taoiseach asked about expensive cystic fibrosis drug
The Taoiseach is facing questions from his fellow party leaders.
# strike action
Rank-and-file gardaí to withdraw labour on four dates in November
The proposed dates for the strike are November 4, 11, 18 and 25.
# Cancelled
French strikes force Aer Lingus and Ryanair to cancel flights
French air traffic controllers are striking today and tomorrow.