Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Strike

All time
# virgin media
Unite members in Virgin Media unanimously decide to ballot for industrial action
It was reported in recent weeks that the company may cut up to 65 jobs in the next month.
# Speed Cameras
Siptu members in GoSafe suspend industrial action at request of WRC
The dispute centres on pay, working conditions and union recognition.
# GoSafe
Speed camera operators plan further strike action after rejecting pay proposals
Trade union Siptu said its members employed by GoSafe are planning further industrial action on 7 November.
# Speed Cameras
Disruption to be 'minimised' ahead of GoSafe strike this weekend
The strike by some GoSafe workers will begin tomorrow morning.
# Ryanair
Pilots union seeks High Court order preventing Ryanair from progressing legal action
Ryanair brought proceedings against the union over a planned 48-hour strike last August.
# teacher strike
Second level teachers have voted for industrial action over 'pay discrimination'
Schools could be affected by teachers’ strike if Government doesn’t take action on two-tier pay.
# equal pay for equal work
'I won't sign on, it's demeaning': School secretaries will strike tomorrow over pay
A school secretary could be paid as little as €12,500 a year, with no holiday pay, sick leave or pension entitlements.
# Metro
Paris facing biggest strike in over a decade as metro workers walk out over pension dispute
The city has come to a standstill in parts with cars sitting bumper to bumper and cycle lanes lined with commuters.
# grounded
Several Irish flights affected after British Airways cancels UK services over pilot pay dispute
The carrier is currently locked in a pay dispute with its 4,300 pilots.
# Go Safe
Speed camera operators vote to go on strike
Trade union Siptu said members employed by GoSafe overwhelmingly backed striking today.
# Strike
UK Ryanair pilots have planned to strike for a week in September
The pilots are striking over improved work and pay conditions.
# No Strike
Strike by Irish-based Ryanair pilots called off after court ruling
An injunction sought by Ryanair against the strike has been granted.
# Strike
Ryanair strike injunction decision due tomorrow
A 48 hour strike is planned from 12am on Thursday morning.
# Up In The Air
Ryanair strike: Judge to rule on planned stoppage as early as this afternoon
A 48 hour strike is planned from 12am on Thursday morning.
# Industrial Action
High Court to hear Ryanair bid to prevent pilots' strike
Their trade union served notice last week of plans for 48 hours of strike action from midnight on 22 August.
# High Court
Ryanair seeks injunction from High Court to prevent pilot strike from going ahead
Pilots are due to strike for 48 hours from 22 August.
# Ryanair
Irish-based Ryanair pilots to go on strike on 22 and 23 August
Their union served strike notice on the company this evening.
# Ryanair
Ryanair pilots in Ireland vote in favour of industrial action
Of the directly employed Ryanair pilots based in Ireland, 94% backed striking.
# Industrial Action
UK Ryanair pilots vote for two days of strike action
The industrial action will take place on 23 August and 4 September.
# overtime ban
Psychiatric nurses suspend indefinite overtime ban due to begin this evening
The dispute between the PNA and the HSE has now been referred to the Labour Court.
# Industrial Action
Over 500 ambulance staff to begin 24-hour strike tomorrow in a row over union recognition
Workers have already staged seven days of work stoppages in January, February and March and May.
# Strike
Koscielny still an 'important player' for Arsenal despite pushing for transfer, says Emery
The French defender refused to travel for the Gunners’ pre-season tour, but the club captain is still forming part of his manager’s future plans.
# extra hours
Psychiatric nurses defer industrial action after overtime ban
The HSE confirmed this evening that the PNA has now deferred its strike.
# Strike
500 ambulance staff to hold another 24-hour strike in a row over union recognition
Workers have already staged seven days of work stoppages in January, February and March and May.
# Hospitals
Three-day strike by hospital support staff deferred after intervention of Labour Court
The issue centres on a dispute between the workers and the HSE over pay rises.
# Industrial Dispute
Support staff strike: HSE says situation at hospitals 'challenging' as further talks planned
The issue centres on a dispute over pay increases.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you support the healthcare support workers' strike?
10,000 healthcare support workers are beginning a 24-hour strike today.
# Healthcare
Taoiseach says offer to phase in pay increase for striking health workers was made 'out of good will'
A strike by around 10,000 healthcare support workers is taking place tomorrow.
Wednesday's planned strike by 10,000 healthcare workers to go ahead after talks fail
Siptu has accused the government of abusing the conciliation process.
# Industrial Action
'We're the people behind the scenes never taken into account': Healthcare workers on why they're prepared to strike
A strike to be held today was called off yesterday evening.
# strike action
Explainer: Why are 10,000 HSE staff striking tomorrow?
And what impact will it have?
# happening tomorrow
HSE warns of 'significant cancellation' of some procedures as Minister calls for talks to avert strike
The Finance Minister said he’s determined to protect the public service stability agreement.
# support staff
Strike by 10,000 healthcare workers to go ahead this Thursday
A 24 hour strike by healthcare workers will be held after talks at the Workplace Relations Commission ended without agreement.
# Strike
Thousands of women dressed in purple strike in Switzerland over equal pay
Women in Switzerland on average still earn 20% less than men.
# Industrial Action
10,000 Siptu workers to strike in hospitals for 24 hours later this month
Siptu said the strike was part of a dispute regarding “the failure to implement pay increases arising from an agreed job evaluation scheme”.
# 24 Hours
500 ambulance staff beginning 24-hour strike today in a row over union recognition
Workers have already staged work stoppages in January, February and March.
# Strike
Photos: Thousands of students hit the streets for climate change demonstrations
Second-level students descended on city centres this afternoon as part of the demonstrations.
# nationwide protests
'We're going to go extinct if we don't do something': Irish school students on why they're striking for climate action
Students from across the country are joining the global Schools Strike for Climate Action.
# Day of Action
Leo says he supports school students going on strike next week as part of global action on climate change
Friday, 15 March has been named as an international day of action on climate change.
# deliveroo
Deliveroo workers return to work after striking in Dublin over waiting times at restaurants
“We’re losing money,” Raphael Duarte told “We’re not earning.”