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Thursday 5 October 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Strikes

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US strikes have killed a key Islamic State leader
Maher Al-Bilawi was the IS commander in Fallujah.
Luas security reject pay deal, but no strikes on the horizon just yet
Luas security workers currently earn €10.75 an hour.
Ryanair cancels 74 flights across Europe due to French air traffic control strike
Just two flights in and out of Ireland with the airline are affected.
How did it come to this?: The many twists of the never-ending Luas strike
The ongoing Luas dispute continues to cause headaches for commuters, with more strikes planned.
Transdev planning to bid for bus routes set to be tendered this year
The French-based company currently operates the Luas service.
Suspension of strikes at more than 70 Tesco stores
The action had been set to go ahead on Monday.
The real winner from the Luas strikes? Taxi drivers
“You’d be mad not to be working,” one taxi driver told
If you get the Luas, you need alternative plans tomorrow
Transdev this week walked out of talks in which drivers asked for a 26.5% pay increase.
Transdev says it will start docking Luas drivers' pay during strikes
Pay will be docked as much as 10% strikes continue.
FactCheck: Are Luas drivers really paid more than junior doctors?’s FactCheck is back. And we’re stepping into the country’s biggest argument at the moment.
Luas drivers have announced four more days of strikes
Siptu says the drivers have “no option”.
Cadbury workers suspend strike after agreement to take outsourcing "off the table"
The strike began early yesterday morning.
Luas workers on strike: here's what you need to know to get around
The strike began this morning and will continue until Saturday.
'It's absolute bedlam' - nurses' strike set to go ahead as 372 reported on hospital trolleys yesterday
The INMO believes there is “a tolerance of emergency department overcrowding”.
35 militants believed dead as Turkey gets very, very aggressive towards Islamic State
The eastern European country, which borders Syria, has finally entered the fray.
Today, Ryanair have been mostly battling strikes in France, and suffering them in Denmark
The airline has launched an online petition against French air traffic control strikes, while the Danish Labour Court has ruled that unions can now strike against them.
Thousands of Dunnes staff are only one step away from mass strikes
Their union says workers are being denied a basic standard of living.
Obama admits they underestimated Islamic State group and what was happening in Syria
He said that it must be accepted the military action is part of the solution.
CIA triples its estimate of the number of Islamic State fighters
Up to 2,000 Westerners are fighting with the group, the intelligence agency says.
Greyhound heads to the High Court after SIPTU workers reject proposals
Israeli fire kills 10 Palestinians across Gaza
The shelling comes as Egypt has proposed a new peace deal.
Three Hamas commanders and four children among at least 15 killed in Israeli strikes today
Air strikes have stepped up on day 45 of the conflict, militants fired 18 rockets over the border since midnight.
Industrial disputes have cost 8,324 working days so far this year
That’s more than double the number for the same period last year.
Poll: Do you support the planned rail strikes?
Are you on board?
This is the Hamas Prime Minister's office after an Israeli air strike
Also hit was a Hamas-run television and radio station.
Aer Lingus and IMPACT to meet for Labour Court talks
The union and airline are engaged in a dispute that centres on rosters, which cabin crew want changed.
178 workers lost 310 days in industrial disputes in the first part of 2014
That number is up on the same time last year.
Strike action in Turkey over mining disaster as protesters rage against authorities
Turkey’s four worker unions have called for a nationwide, one-day strike today.
Here’s What Happened Today: Friday
Everyone’s talking about poor hygiene in hospitals, home births and students cheating in the Leaving Cert.
Aaron McKenna: Public service obligation routes should be put out to competitive tender
The government should put public service obligation and school routes out to competitive tender – doing so would save 20 to 30 per cent on simply handing over such cash to public sector monopolies, writes Aaron McKenna.
Aaron McKenna: We must sacrifice industrial peace to save the nation
We have been treating nurses and gardai as equal in importance to receptionists and quango directors, they are not equal in importance, writes Aaron McKenna.
TSSA to ballot for industrial action for Bus Eireann workers
Bus Eireann has decided to introduce a range of cost-cutting measures, including cutting overtime, shift, premium and rota payments.
Clashes erupt in Europe anti-austerity protests
Millions of workers across Europe rallied together today in strikes and rallies to protest against any further austerity measures.
Hurricane Sandy strikes Cuba, Jamaica
One person was killed in Jamaica while 1,700 people were evacuated in Santiago de Cuba as a precautionary measure.
'Several' South African miners shot dead by police
Video footage of the shooting has been broadcast across South Africa.
Unions threaten summer strike action at Aer Lingus
Unite says that it does not make idle threats and a full withdrawal of labour could be imminent.
Use of drones 'ethical' and 'wise' says White House adviser
Counter-terrorism chief John Brennan defended US drone attacks.
Over 3,500 days lost to industrial disputes in 2011
There were just eight industrial disputes in Ireland in 2011 involving a total of 1,384 workers.