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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Strike

All time
# AGSI18
Gardai considering industrial action over government refusal to let them strike
Gardai are holding a three day conference in Tullow today.
# Disruption
Irish flights cancelled as French air traffic controllers strike over pay
Severe weather in the east of the US is also causing disruption for Irish passengers this morning.
# Work Stoppage
Thousands of healthcare workers to go on strike on Valentine's Day
Section 39 organisations are voluntary organisations who have service legal agreements with the HSE.
# Complaints
'The minister is talking about the Man United game instead of the rail strike'
Industrial action by Irish Rail workers affected many commuters in November.
# still flying
Ryanair flights take off despite strike in Germany
There were only some delays from the four-hour strike, with most flights leaving as scheduled.
# dear minister
'When are you going to bring in the army to drive the buses?': Complaints made during Bus Éireann strike
Commuters were affected by three weeks of industrial action earlier this year.
# Industrial Action
Ryanair and pilot's union to meet on Tuesday, just one day ahead of proposed strike
Ryanair management confirmed on Friday that it would break with its longstanding policy and give pilot unions recognition as official organisations.
# Industrial Action
Ryanair strike to go ahead unless airline management meets with union
The dispute centres around employe conditions, with pilots asking that they be allowed to negotiate using unions, and Ryanair refusing to recognise unions.
# significant move
'We will play fair': Ryanair's recognition of unions welcomed by aviation groups
But Ryanair were also encouraged to recognise unions representing all airline workers – not just pilots.
# Portugal
Ryanair pilots in Portugal serve notice of 24 hour strike on 20 December
This is the same time that Irish pilots in Ryanair who are members of Ialpa intend to undertake strike action.
# Ryanair
Ryanair pilots serve notice of strike five days before Christmas
The Irish-based pilots, mostly captains, backed industrial action by a margin of 94% to 6% in secret ballots conducted over the last week.
# Ryanair
Ryanair threatens Dublin pilots with pay and benefit cuts if they strike
The warning comes following a letter from the Irish pilots’ union IALPA to Ryanair which states that the union will ballot its members for industrial action.
# grounded
Italian union announces 4-hour strike of Ryanair pilots for 15 December
The Anpac union has called a strike of Ryanair pilots at bases across Italy on 15 December for four hours, from 1pm to 5pm.
# Strike
Ryanair pilots based in Portugal in union have voted for industrial action
The Irish Air Line Pilots’ Association says, “The pilot issues which gave rise to the flight cancellations in Ryanair earlier this year have not been adequately addressed.”
Opinion: Do we still need unions?
Under Irish employment law, all workers are equal, whether union or non-union members, writes Jason O’Sullivan.
# Strike
Decision time as Labour Court to issue recommendation on ending Irish Rail strike
The Labour Court agreed to issue a recommendation for how the dispute could be resolved tomorrow afternoon.
# escalation
Lack of public support for Irish Rail workers as unions say Christmas strike 'possible'
They’re also not happy with Transport Minister Shane Ross’ lack of intervention in the dispute.
# Strike
Here's what commuters need to know ahead of tomorrow's rail strike
More than 150,000 customers will be affected by the industrial action.
# Pay dispute
Rail union 'unsurprised' at Taoiseach's 'ignorant' claim that strikes won't affect pay deal
The Taoiseach said that whatever deal is struck at the end of the dispute won’t be affected by the announced strike action.
# Strike
Heading home? Expect delays as Irish Rail strike means there's an extra 155,000 people on the roads
This is the first of five strike days.
# strike day one
Here's how to get your refund if you're affected by the Irish Rail strike
Other transport operators do not accept rail tickets on days of industrial action.
# off the rails
Irish Rail staff to go on strike on five dates in November and December
Unions have accused the Irish Rail CEO of undercutting his negotiators last night.
# Impact
Special needs assistants vote overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action
A total of 97% of members voted in favour of the action.
# Irish Rail
Strike threatened: Rail union warns of possible 'travel chaos' in coming weeks
The NBRU said its members were “furious” with Irish Rail’s refusal to increase staff pay.
# Strike
999 operators in Munster are threatening to strike if their demands are not met
Around 25,000 calls are handled each year in the Munster centre.
# equal pay
Secondary school teachers' union recommends rejection of public pay deal
The union will ballot its members on the proposed agreement in the coming weeks.
# Strike
Simon Harris: 'Patients should not be used as pawns in doctors' pay dispute'
All emergency departments are open today, despite the dispute.
# Meath
Emergency department workers pin blame for hospital wildcat strikes on HSE
Navan emergency department was just one of many experiencing serious staff shortages as a result of the strikes this evening.
# court battle
LA Clipper breaks his hand in fight just a month after signing €55 million contract
The forward won’t need surgery, but will have to rest his thumb for a month.
# Work Stoppage
Ireland's crane drivers to carry out second day of strike action tomorrow
The workers want their hourly rate of pay increased to €27.
# ballot
Largest Bus Éireann union votes to accept Labour Court recommendations
Their acceptance means that no further strike action is likely at the service in the near-future.
# Industrial Relations
Bus Éireann staff vote to accept Labour Court recommendations
Siptu and Unite staff have voted to accept the recommendations.
# Public Sector Pay
Public sector workers should pay more into pensions, government told
Teachers, gardaí and nurses have all voted in favour of industrial action in the past year.
# striiiiiikkkke 2
Dublin Bus drivers expected to vote in favour of 'sympathy strike' with Bus Éireann
The Bus Éireann strike is now in its 20th day.
# feather boa
'It certainly must stick in the craw of the workers' - Shane Ross lambasted for photo of night out with Amanda Brunker
Talks aimed at bringing the Bus Éireann strike to an end broke down this morning.
# drive all night
Light at the end of the tunnel? Bus Éireann talks to resume tomorrow morning
Both sides were up all night last night trying to reach an agreement.
# eleventh hour
NBRU gets legal letter from CIÉ group over wildcat action
Individual strike members have indicated that further ‘wildcat’ action could happen again.
# Strike
Michael O'Leary says Shane Ross is 'playing a blinder' in bus dispute
The Ryanair CEO said Ross is right to not get involved.
# Bus Eireann
School bus drivers to be asked if they want to join strike action
Bus Éireann workers have been striking for eight days now – but school services hadn’t been affected.
# time for leadership
Bus Éireann strikes show 'contempt' for the public: Businesses hit out at dispute
Commuters have faced chaos as Irish Rail and Dublin Bus services have been cancelled.