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#Strikes

# strikes - Thursday 10 December, 2015

'It's absolute bedlam' - nurses' strike set to go ahead as 372 reported on hospital trolleys yesterday
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

'It's absolute bedlam' - nurses' strike set to go ahead as 372 reported on hospital trolleys yesterday

Dec 10th 2015, 10:20 AM 10,963 Views 35 Comments

The INMO believes there is “a tolerance of emergency department overcrowding”.

# strikes - Friday 24 July, 2015

35 militants believed dead as Turkey gets very, very aggressive towards Islamic State
# Just Got Real
# Just Got Real

35 militants believed dead as Turkey gets very, very aggressive towards Islamic State

Jul 24th 2015, 10:12 AM 17,428 Views 73 Comments

The eastern European country, which borders Syria, has finally entered the fray.

# strikes - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Today, Ryanair have been mostly battling strikes in France, and suffering them in Denmark
# Striiiiiiiiiiike
# Striiiiiiiiiiike

Today, Ryanair have been mostly battling strikes in France, and suffering them in Denmark

Jul 1st 2015, 4:25 PM 11,676 Views 13 Comments

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.

# strikes - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Thousands of Dunnes staff are only one step away from mass strikes
# Down Tools
# Down Tools

Thousands of Dunnes staff are only one step away from mass strikes

Jan 15th 2015, 12:42 PM 20,338 Views 42 Comments

Their union says workers are being denied a basic standard of living.

# strikes - Monday 29 September, 2014

Obama admits they underestimated Islamic State group and what was happening in Syria
# Interview
# Interview

Obama admits they underestimated Islamic State group and what was happening in Syria

Sep 29th 2014, 8:03 AM 5,404 Views 40 Comments

He said that it must be accepted the military action is part of the solution.

# strikes - Friday 12 September, 2014

CIA triples its estimate of the number of Islamic State fighters
# Iraq
# Iraq

CIA triples its estimate of the number of Islamic State fighters

Sep 12th 2014, 7:41 AM 5,639 Views 21 Comments

Up to 2,000 Westerners are fighting with the group, the intelligence agency says.

# strikes - Monday 8 September, 2014

Greyhound heads to the High Court after SIPTU workers reject proposals
# THE NEVERENDING STORY
# THE NEVERENDING STORY

Greyhound heads to the High Court after SIPTU workers reject proposals

Sep 8th 2014, 11:01 PM 10,567 Views 48 Comments

NO. DEAL. YET

# strikes - Monday 25 August, 2014

Israeli fire kills 10 Palestinians across Gaza
# Strikes
# Strikes

Israeli fire kills 10 Palestinians across Gaza

Aug 25th 2014, 10:33 PM 3,914 Views 66 Comments

The shelling comes as Egypt has proposed a new peace deal.

# strikes - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Three Hamas commanders and four children among at least 15 killed in Israeli strikes today
# Warplanes
# Warplanes

Three Hamas commanders and four children among at least 15 killed in Israeli strikes today

Aug 21st 2014, 12:19 PM 5,707 Views 227 Comments

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
# Productivity
# Productivity

Industrial disputes have cost 8,324 working days so far this year

Aug 21st 2014, 6:45 AM 4,759 Views 26 Comments

That’s more than double the number for the same period last year.

# strikes - Saturday 2 August, 2014

Poll: Do you support the planned rail strikes?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you support the planned rail strikes?

Aug 2nd 2014, 10:17 AM 14,392 Views 93 Comments

Are you on board?

# strikes - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

This is the Hamas Prime Minister's office after an Israeli air strike
# Operation Protective Edge
# Operation Protective Edge

This is the Hamas Prime Minister's office after an Israeli air strike

Jul 29th 2014, 7:36 AM 7,948 Views 24 Comments

Also hit was a Hamas-run television and radio station.

# strikes - Monday 9 June, 2014

Aer Lingus and IMPACT to meet for Labour Court talks
# Dispute
# Dispute

Aer Lingus and IMPACT to meet for Labour Court talks

Jun 9th 2014, 9:01 PM 8,184 Views 32 Comments

The union and airline are engaged in a dispute that centres on rosters, which cabin crew want changed.

# strikes - Thursday 22 May, 2014

178 workers lost 310 days in industrial disputes in the first part of 2014
# Industrial Relations
# Industrial Relations

178 workers lost 310 days in industrial disputes in the first part of 2014

May 22nd 2014, 5:34 PM 4,911 Views 8 Comments

That number is up on the same time last year.

# strikes - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Strike action in Turkey over mining disaster as protesters rage against authorities
# Miners
# Miners

Strike action in Turkey over mining disaster as protesters rage against authorities

May 15th 2014, 7:12 AM 2,904 Views 3 Comments

Turkey’s four worker unions have called for a nationwide, one-day strike today.

# strikes - Friday 16 August, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Aug 16th 2013, 9:01 PM 7,802 Views 5 Comments

Everyone’s talking about poor hygiene in hospitals, home births and students cheating in the Leaving Cert.

# strikes - Saturday 29 June, 2013

Aaron McKenna: Public service obligation routes should be put out to competitive tender
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aaron McKenna: Public service obligation routes should be put out to competitive tender

Jun 29th 2013, 8:00 AM 41 Views 41 Comments

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.

# strikes - Saturday 20 April, 2013

Aaron McKenna: We must sacrifice industrial peace to save the nation
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aaron McKenna: We must sacrifice industrial peace to save the nation

Apr 20th 2013, 8:00 AM 37 Views 160 Comments

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.

# strikes - Thursday 21 March, 2013

# strikes - Thursday 20 December, 2012

TSSA to ballot for industrial action for Bus Eireann workers
# Bus Eireann
# Bus Eireann

TSSA to ballot for industrial action for Bus Eireann workers

Dec 20th 2012, 11:49 AM 2,913 Views 25 Comments

Bus Eireann has decided to introduce a range of cost-cutting measures, including cutting overtime, shift, premium and rota payments.

# strikes - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Clashes erupt in Europe anti-austerity protests
# Protests
# Protests

Clashes erupt in Europe anti-austerity protests

Nov 14th 2012, 9:29 PM 6,737 Views 93 Comments

Millions of workers across Europe rallied together today in strikes and rallies to protest against any further austerity measures.

# strikes - Thursday 25 October, 2012

Hurricane Sandy strikes Cuba, Jamaica
# Hurricane Sandy
# Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy strikes Cuba, Jamaica

Oct 25th 2012, 8:03 AM 5,176 Views 3 Comments

One person was killed in Jamaica while 1,700 people were evacuated in Santiago de Cuba as a precautionary measure.

# strikes - Friday 17 August, 2012

'Several' South African miners shot dead by police
# South Africa
# South Africa

'Several' South African miners shot dead by police

Aug 17th 2012, 7:57 AM 3,915 Views 11 Comments

Video footage of the shooting has been broadcast across South Africa.

# strikes - Sunday 17 June, 2012

Unions threaten summer strike action at Aer Lingus
# Industrial Relations
# Industrial Relations

Unions threaten summer strike action at Aer Lingus

Jun 17th 2012, 4:59 PM 4,730 Views 34 Comments

Unite says that it does not make idle threats and a full withdrawal of labour could be imminent.

# strikes - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Use of drones 'ethical' and 'wise' says White House adviser
# Drones
# Drones

Use of drones 'ethical' and 'wise' says White House adviser

May 1st 2012, 10:30 AM 1,346 Views 14 Comments

Counter-terrorism chief John Brennan defended US drone attacks.

# strikes - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

# strikes - Monday 13 February, 2012

Over 3,500 days lost to industrial disputes in 2011
# Statistics
# Statistics

Over 3,500 days lost to industrial disputes in 2011

Feb 13th 2012, 3:34 PM 1,206 Views 1 Comment

There were just eight industrial disputes in Ireland in 2011 involving a total of 1,384 workers.

# strikes - Friday 10 February, 2012

# strikes - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

# strikes - Sunday 30 October, 2011

Australian court orders an end to the Qantas dispute
# Qantas
# Qantas

Australian court orders an end to the Qantas dispute

Oct 30th 2011, 3:46 PM 312 Views 12 Comments

Qantas planes should be back in the skies by tomorrow after a Labour tribunal ruled that the decision to ground the entire fleet must be reversed.

# strikes - Monday 17 October, 2011

Burma allows trade unions for first time since 1962
# Burma
# Burma

Burma allows trade unions for first time since 1962

Oct 17th 2011, 3:48 PM 440 Views 5 Comments

Burma has lifted bans on the formation of labour unions and the staging of strikes, which have been in place for almost 50 years.

Strikes and sit-ins ahead of a crucial week for Greece
# Greece
# Greece

Strikes and sit-ins ahead of a crucial week for Greece

Oct 17th 2011, 11:15 AM 182 Views 1 Comment

A 48-hour general strike to be held on Wednesday and Thursday is set to ground flights for two days and cripple public and many private services.

# strikes - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

Greece strikes over austerity measures
# Greece
# Greece

Greece strikes over austerity measures

Oct 5th 2011, 9:13 AM 392 Views 8 Comments

Airliners have been grounded, schools closed and public transport halted as public workers walk off the job for 24 hours.

# strikes - Friday 1 July, 2011

'Robo-Ed': Miliband gives identical answers to every question
# Cringe
From The Daily Edge
# Cringe

'Robo-Ed': Miliband gives identical answers to every question

Jul 1st 2011, 11:02 AM 1,864 Views 11 Comments

The UK opposition leader has been hammered for a bizarre interview he gave to BBC News yesterday.

While Greece riots, Italy passes €47bn austerity plan
# Austerity
# Austerity

While Greece riots, Italy passes €47bn austerity plan

Jul 1st 2011, 10:51 AM 572 Views 0 Comments

Europe’s financial worries deepen as Italy plans for more austerity measures to balance its budget.

# strikes - Thursday 30 June, 2011

Public sector strikes hit Britain
# Strikes
# Strikes

Public sector strikes hit Britain

Jun 30th 2011, 9:53 AM 203 Views 2 Comments

Public sector workers are on strike over reforms to their pension arrangements.

# strikes - Wednesday 27 October, 2010

Pension reform bill is passed in France
# France
# France

Pension reform bill is passed in France

Oct 27th 2010, 7:39 PM 141 Views 0 Comments

Despite fierce protests French politicians have approved Nicolas Sarkozy’s pension reform bill.

# strikes - Friday 22 October, 2010

Police break blockade at oil depot near Paris
# France
# France

Police break blockade at oil depot near Paris

Oct 22nd 2010, 2:21 PM 137 Views 0 Comments

President Sarkozy refuses to change pension reform plans as the French senate prepares to vote.

# strikes - Thursday 21 October, 2010

Lady Gaga postpones Paris gigs as French strikes continue
# France Goes Gaga
From The Daily Edge
# France Goes Gaga

Lady Gaga postpones Paris gigs as French strikes continue

Oct 21st 2010, 5:00 PM 209 Views 0 Comments

The singer is the first performer to call off shows over the ongoing strikes across France.

# strikes - Wednesday 20 October, 2010

In pictures: Strikes continue across France
# France
# France

In pictures: Strikes continue across France

Oct 20th 2010, 11:32 AM 359 Views 0 Comments

Impassioned protests against pension reforms enter the seventh day.