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# Strikes

Last month
April 2023
# Protests
'We haven't given up yet': Pension protests continue across France after talks end in deadlock
Protesters attacked one of French President Emmanuel Macron’s favourite restaurants today.
This year
# Protests
Roads blocked and strikes escalated after Macron pushes through pension reform
More than 300 people were arrested following protests overnight.
# Strikes
French Senate adopts controversial pension bill despite widespread protests
Emmanuel Macron has refused a request by unions to meet with him over the contentious measure.
# macron
France braces for new strikes against pension age increase
Around 1.1 million people took to the streets for the first strike day on 19 January and police expect a similar number tomorrow.
# France
French PM says pension age hike 'non-negotiable' as strikes loom
France’s current retirement age of 62 is set to be increase to 64.
# Strikes
Thousands of health workers to strike in Northern Ireland tomorrow over pay and conditions
Paramedics will be among the workers taking part in strike action across the region tomorrow.
# Industrial Action
UK unveils 'minimum safety levels' law in bid to stifle strikes
The new law will require minimum levels of service during walkouts by various essential workers.
# Ryanair
Strike to cause 152 Ryanair flight cancellations in Belgium this weekend
All those affected passengers have been notified by Ryanair.
Last year
# Ambulance workers
NHS disruption from UK strikes likely to continue into coming days health leaders say
NHS Providers said there had been ‘varying levels of disruption’ across the UK as nurses and ambulance drivers strike.
# rmt union
UK minister says deals to match inflation are unaffordable as nursing and rail strike loom
British Transport Secretary Mark Harper said there ‘simply isn’t the money’.
# masha amini
Shopkeepers and factory workers go on strike as protests in Iran enter sixth week
Activists issued a call for fresh demonstrations as the Iranian working week got underway today.
# summer of discontent
'We stand with you': Bernie Sanders appears at London rally to back striking UK workers
The influential US lawmaker joined members of the RMT union at a rally for transport workers in London.
# Ukraine
Ukraine says Putin 'spits in the face' of UN and Turkey after missiles strike Odessa port
Russian strikes on central Ukraine are picking up after a lull that came while fighting focused on the eastern Donbas region.
All time
# Pensions
France paralysed as hundreds of thousands take to the streets in protest over pensions overhaul plan
The protest stem from French President Macron’s proposals to reform the pension and retirement structure.
# Catalonia
Catalonia protests: Marches and strikes paralyse city of Barcelona
Highways were occupied by thousands of people joining five marches from inland towns.
# climate strike
PHOTOS: Thousands of students turn out around the country for climate strikes
Ireland’s strikes are part of a global movement calling for urgent action to address climate change.
# More strikes
Ryanair cabin crew in Spain warn of 10-day September strike action
A 10-day strike has been promised in protest at the closing of some airport bases.
# Genius of Joe
Dummy loops, decoys and manipulation: 5 of Schmidt's sharpest plays
Ireland have produced sublime set-piece scores at important times during Schmidt’s tenure.
# Strikes
INMO calls ministers' invite to talk about issues other than pay 'massively disrespectful' and 'cynical'
INMO and PNA members will take part in further industrial action this week.
# 4th day
Ryanair and pilots fail to reach agreement after marathon 12-hour talks
After five days of strikes, talks between the union and the airline remain at an impasse.
# grounded
Hundreds of Ryanair flights cancelled as German and Dutch pilots join strike
The airline said strike action on Friday is “unnecessary”.
# Strikes
Ryanair pilots' strike to take place on Friday of August bank holiday weekend
This morning, Ryanair warned of possible redundancies this winter, partly due to the ongoing strike action.
# Turbulent Times
Ryanair issues warning about job losses amid ongoing pilot strike actions
The airline’s profits dipped by 20% in the first quarter of the year.
# Airstrikes
Saudi-led air strikes kill 14 civilians in Yemen village market
The strikes also killed 11 rebel fighters and wounded 16 civilians.
# broadstone
Bus Éireann staff say problems with northeast services 'have nothing to do with absenteeism'
They’re to do with a lack of buses and too many impractical services, say drivers. And they’re not one bit impressed with the situation.
# Unemployment
Business leaders welcome Macron's labour reforms but trade unions aren't so happy
France’s biggest trade union is planning street protests next month.
# Support
UK, Canada, France and Germany all support Trump strike on Syria
Russia, however says it wants an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council.
# factcheck
FactCheck: Is secondary picketing actually illegal?
We test a claim that spread widely after last Friday’s actions by some Bus Éireann workers.
# Let's talk
Unions agree to talks with Bus Éireann management - but pickets stay put
During the last round of talks both sides accused each other of not being ‘flexible’ enough.
# travel chaos looms
Unions say they're 'ready for battle' as Bus Éireann announces widespread pay cuts
Strike action now looks inevitable.
# super prime numbers
Lotto wins, election votes and Olympic medals - it's the YEAR in numbers
From celebrity deaths, to centenary commemorations – 2016 was certainly a year to remember (or forget).
# Public Sector Pay
CSO graph captures Irish industrial relations' year of discontent
A total of 14,220 days were lost due to industrial disputes from July to September.
# A1 Sharon
A typical student teacher here is a high-achieving, socially advantaged, white Irish woman
Demand for student teacher positions is still high despite ongoing industrial action over newly-qualified pay.
# Strikes
'We don't need gardaí to go on strike for us to realise how special they are'
Paschal Donohoe said today that his department has put in place a “substantial arrangement and package” for gardaí.
# Your Say
Poll: Who do you think is responsible for the wave of strikes?
What do you think?
# Your Say
Poll: After the Dublin Bus pay deal, do you feel you deserve a pay rise?
Should a rising tide lift all boats?
# Euro 2016
Strikes, terror threats and flooding - here's what Irish fans travelling to the Euros need to look out for
What’s the security situation? Are transport strikes still ongoing? Has the flooding receded?
# Industrial Action
Will there be a summer of strikes? There's trouble brewing on several fronts
2016 has not been a good year for industrial relations.
# Fallujah
US strikes have killed a key Islamic State leader
Maher Al-Bilawi was the IS commander in Fallujah.
# Men in Black
Luas security reject pay deal, but no strikes on the horizon just yet
Luas security workers currently earn €10.75 an hour.