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#Trade Unions

# trade-unions - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

INTO says teachers should vote Yes to revised pay deal
# Croke Park 2a
# Croke Park 2a

INTO says teachers should vote Yes to revised pay deal

May 22nd 2013, 8:27 PM 10,845 Views 40 Comments

The primary teachers’ union says the new proposals are an improvement on the rejected Croke Park 2 deal.

# trade-unions - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

Doctors and teachers reveal details of revised Croke Park 2 plans
# Croke Park II
# Croke Park II

Doctors and teachers reveal details of revised Croke Park 2 plans

May 21st 2013, 9:28 PM 17,545 Views 61 Comments

The IMO and INTO have both published details of the sector-specific deals tabled at the Labour Relations Commission.

Howlin: 'Public servants have given a huge amount but this is the last ask'
# Public Sector Deal
# Public Sector Deal

Howlin: 'Public servants have given a huge amount but this is the last ask'

May 21st 2013, 3:06 PM 10,660 Views 122 Comments

The minister said he was glad the structure was there for a new deal but was “not taking anything for granted in relation to the ballot”.

# trade-unions - Thursday 16 May, 2013

UPDATE: Bus Éireann proposals cut executive pay, restore driver premiums
# Bus Eireann
# Bus Eireann

UPDATE: Bus Éireann proposals cut executive pay, restore driver premiums

May 16th 2013, 2:45 PM 15,443 Views 72 Comments

Additional cash savings of €330,000 are expected to be made from contributions by executives, and directors also face a 20 per cent pay cut.

# trade-unions - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Dublin Bus and Irish Rail workers consider strike action
# Solidarity
# Solidarity

Dublin Bus and Irish Rail workers consider strike action

May 14th 2013, 5:00 PM 13,814 Views 98 Comments

Siptu is to ballot its members for industrial action this Thursday.

# trade-unions - Sunday 12 May, 2013

Joan Burton: In everybody's interest that we get a public sector pay deal
# Public Sector
# Public Sector

Joan Burton: In everybody's interest that we get a public sector pay deal

May 12th 2013, 1:24 PM 8,846 Views 85 Comments

The Minister for Social Protection says she is “hopeful” a deal can be reached with unions ahead of tomorrow’s deadline.

# trade-unions - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Hayes: People shouldn't be fooled by union leaders
# Croke Park 2
# Croke Park 2

Hayes: People shouldn't be fooled by union leaders

Apr 16th 2013, 4:30 PM 9,814 Views 70 Comments

The Junior Minister said that those arguing for a No vote are “arguing for the unknown”.

# trade-unions - Friday 12 April, 2013

TEEU rejects 'Croke Park 2' proposals by two-to-one margin
# Croke Park 2
# Croke Park 2

TEEU rejects 'Croke Park 2' proposals by two-to-one margin

Apr 12th 2013, 1:52 PM 7,500 Views 64 Comments

The union, which represents engineering and electrical workers, is the third to vote against the deal.

# trade-unions - Monday 25 February, 2013

Pat Rabbitte: Ministers and TDs should 'lead by example' and take paycut
# Croke Park
# Croke Park

Pat Rabbitte: Ministers and TDs should 'lead by example' and take paycut

Feb 25th 2013, 9:59 AM 8,145 Views 63 Comments

A new deal on an extension to the Croke Park Agreement is said to be close to completion following overnight talks.

# trade-unions - Sunday 24 February, 2013

Column: Croke Park talks show there is no ease up on austerity
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Croke Park talks show there is no ease up on austerity

Feb 24th 2013, 8:15 AM 20 Views 110 Comments

Trumpeting their success with the promissory note last week, up against the unions this week. We are not out of the woods yet, not by a long shot, writes Kieran Allen.

# trade-unions - Monday 18 February, 2013

'We have no more to give': Over 3,000 attend Frontline services rally
# Croke Park
# Croke Park

'We have no more to give': Over 3,000 attend Frontline services rally

Feb 18th 2013, 7:33 PM 22,160 Views 160 Comments

Unions representing prison workers, hospital staff, ambulance workers and Gardaí attend a major rally in Tallaght.

# trade-unions - Saturday 19 January, 2013

This is the week's news... skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

This is the week's news... skewed

Jan 19th 2013, 5:00 PM 5,490 Views 2 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Horse burgers, how politicians ignored on social media may suffer low self-esteem, and the possibility that Lance Armstrong may be telling the truth…

# trade-unions - Monday 14 January, 2013

# trade-unions - Saturday 24 November, 2012

Thousands take part in Dublin anti-austerity march (PHOTOS)
# Protest
# Protest

Thousands take part in Dublin anti-austerity march (PHOTOS)

Nov 24th 2012, 2:44 PM 20,672 Views 215 Comments

As many as 8,000 people are marching through Dublin city centre to protest against austerity measures.

# trade-unions - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

Column: 4 myths about austerity… busted
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: 4 myths about austerity… busted

Nov 20th 2012, 7:00 AM 33 Views 75 Comments

Ahead of an anti-austerity march, Michael O’Reilly argues that Budget decisions are being driven by false premises.

# trade-unions - Friday 2 November, 2012

Column: Public sector increments are like a parallel universe
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Public sector increments are like a parallel universe

Nov 2nd 2012, 7:00 AM 704 Views 199 Comments

Imagine asking for a pay rise after your business goes bust. That’s the reality of increments, writes Keith Redmond.

# trade-unions - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

Unions serve Aer Lingus notice of industrial action
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Unions serve Aer Lingus notice of industrial action

Oct 30th 2012, 6:43 PM 5,716 Views 27 Comments

A two-hour work stoppage is scheduled to take place on Monday 19 November.

# trade-unions - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

Greek workers begin another general strike
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Greek workers begin another general strike

Sep 26th 2012, 8:55 AM 2,176 Views 32 Comments

Protests are also planned against the latest round of austerity measures.

# trade-unions - Saturday 15 September, 2012

PICTURES: tens of thousands march against Spanish austerity
# Austerity
# Austerity

PICTURES: tens of thousands march against Spanish austerity

Sep 15th 2012, 5:32 PM 5,411 Views 26 Comments

Organisers say 65,000 people participated in today’s rally.

Column: We just can’t afford it any more – the case against Croke Park
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We just can’t afford it any more – the case against Croke Park

Sep 15th 2012, 12:00 PM 114 Views 136 Comments

Public sector workers have seen their average wages rise while others fall – and this can’t continue, writes Keith Redmond.

# trade-unions - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

SIPTU serves notice of industrial action on DAA
# Dispute
# Dispute

SIPTU serves notice of industrial action on DAA

Sep 11th 2012, 7:13 PM 7,096 Views 33 Comments

There has been no details of work stoppages revealed yet – and any action will not happen until after 1 October.

# trade-unions - Sunday 26 August, 2012

My favourite speech: Socialist Party TD Clare Daly
# Famous Words
# Famous Words

My favourite speech: Socialist Party TD Clare Daly

Aug 26th 2012, 5:00 PM 8,479 Views 54 Comments

Continuing our summer series on TheJournal.ie of public figures’ favourite speeches, Socialist Party TD for Dublin North Clare Daly picks one of Ireland’s best known trade union leaders.

# trade-unions - 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 4,718 Views 34 Comments

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

# trade-unions - Friday 15 June, 2012

# trade-unions - Sunday 27 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

May 27th 2012, 7:59 PM 7,515 Views 3 Comments

All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces that you may have missed…

Trade unions join forces in calling for No vote on Fiscal Compact
# Referendum
# Referendum

Trade unions join forces in calling for No vote on Fiscal Compact

May 27th 2012, 4:13 PM 2,618 Views 50 Comments

Three of the country’s major trade unions have reiterated their call for a No vote in the upcoming Fiscal Compact referendum.

# trade-unions - Friday 27 April, 2012

CPSU the latest union to determine Fiscal Compact stance
# Referendum
# Referendum

CPSU the latest union to determine Fiscal Compact stance

Apr 27th 2012, 8:51 AM 839 Views 4 Comments

The Civil and Public Services Union will meet today at its annual conference in Cork.

# trade-unions - Thursday 26 April, 2012

IMPACT advises members to vote Yes in fiscal referendum
# Fiscal Treaty
# Fiscal Treaty

IMPACT advises members to vote Yes in fiscal referendum

Apr 26th 2012, 6:31 PM 2,889 Views 53 Comments

IMPACT say a No vote could result in a significant increase in the cost of borrowing for the State.

# trade-unions - Monday 23 April, 2012

TEEU advises members to vote 'No' on fiscal treaty
# Referendum
# Referendum

TEEU advises members to vote 'No' on fiscal treaty

Apr 23rd 2012, 9:41 PM 3,882 Views 75 Comments

Technical Engineering and Electrical Union has become the third trade union to advise members to vote No in the fiscal compact treaty.

# trade-unions - Sunday 22 April, 2012

Government refuses to engage in bidding wars over treaty
# Euref
# Euref

Government refuses to engage in bidding wars over treaty

Apr 22nd 2012, 2:04 PM 3,453 Views 92 Comments

Minister of State for European Affairs Lucinda Creighton has questioned the ‘No’ stance taken by trade union Mandate.

# trade-unions - Monday 5 March, 2012

Bord na Móna workers vote for industrial action
# Trade Unions
# Trade Unions

Bord na Móna workers vote for industrial action

Mar 5th 2012, 7:26 PM 2,918 Views 25 Comments

SIPTU expects strike notices to be served on the semi-State body within 10 days.

# trade-unions - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

Bailed-out Portugal unveils labour reforms
# Portugal
# Portugal

Bailed-out Portugal unveils labour reforms

Jan 17th 2012, 12:49 PM 1,691 Views 5 Comments

Outdated labour practices were among the factors blamed for a decade of slender growth and mounting debts that compelled Portugal to take a €78 billion financial rescue package last year.

# trade-unions - Friday 2 December, 2011

All agency workers have new pay rights from next week, Bruton confirms
# Agency Workers
# Agency Workers

All agency workers have new pay rights from next week, Bruton confirms

Dec 2nd 2011, 7:48 AM 1,636 Views 0 Comments

The move has been welcomed by unions but faced criticism from employers – who claim it will put jobs at risk.

# trade-unions - 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 428 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.

# trade-unions - Friday 2 September, 2011

Union chief who branded members 'spoilt' will lead their pay talks
# Unions
# Unions

Union chief who branded members 'spoilt' will lead their pay talks

Sep 2nd 2011, 11:12 AM 1,331 Views 24 Comments

Brendan Ogle will represent the ESB workers who he said enjoyed “gravy” benefits, buying foreign property and cars.

# trade-unions - Thursday 18 August, 2011

Anglo begins talks with unions on 130 job cuts
# Anglo
# Anglo

Anglo begins talks with unions on 130 job cuts

Aug 18th 2011, 9:20 AM 202 Views 6 Comments

The bank said it hopes to encourage voluntary redundancies, but will lay off staff if targets are not met.

# trade-unions - Tuesday 7 December, 2010

Budget 2011: Six things to expect
# Budget11
# Budget11

Budget 2011: Six things to expect

Dec 7th 2010, 11:50 AM 2,074 Views 0 Comments

A quick, at-a-glance guide to what you can expect from today’s “Bludget”, with €6bn in adjustments coming your way.

# trade-unions - Monday 6 December, 2010

Frontline workers join new union
# Trade Unions
# Trade Unions

Frontline workers join new union

Dec 6th 2010, 6:42 PM 679 Views 0 Comments

Hundreds of members have left established trade unions, including Siptu, to join a newly formed union headed by the Psychiatric Nurses’ Association.

# trade-unions - Friday 13 August, 2010

Unions call for fairness in PRSI changes

Unions call for fairness in PRSI changes

Aug 13th 2010, 8:46 PM 251 Views 0 Comments

Unions welcome proposals of increased PRSI contributions, with certain provisions.