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# union - Thursday 23 June, 2022

'A good day for Europe': Ukraine and Moldova officially granted EU candidate status
# EU Summit
# EU Summit

'A good day for Europe': Ukraine and Moldova officially granted EU candidate status

Updated Thu 10:45 PM 59,785 Views 53 Comments

EU leaders met to consider applications for EU candidacy from Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia.

# union - Monday 20 June, 2022

Tens of thousands march in Georgia 'for Europe' after blow to EU membership bid
# Union
# Union

Tens of thousands march in Georgia 'for Europe' after blow to EU membership bid

Jun 20th 2022, 6:52 PM 38,197 Views 20 Comments

The European Commission has recommended that candidate status be granted to Ukraine and Moldova.

# union - Thursday 6 January, 2022

Controversial ex-Wallabies star Folau set for return to rugby union in Japan
# League One
From The42
# League One

Controversial ex-Wallabies star Folau set for return to rugby union in Japan

Jan 6th 2022, 4:14 PM 7,571 Views 13 Comments

The 32-year-old has been picked to start for Rob Penney’s Shining Arcs this weekend.

# union - Wednesday 22 December, 2021

Irish Rail workers back use of industrial action over 'downright thuggery' on trains
# Strike
# Strike

Irish Rail workers back use of industrial action over 'downright thuggery' on trains

Dec 22nd 2021, 6:51 PM 28,942 Views 20 Comments

Union members raised concerns over antisocial behaviour on trains.

# union - Monday 13 December, 2021

IRFU expresses disappointment and 'refutes the overall tenor' of women's letter
# Response
From The42
# Response

IRFU expresses disappointment and 'refutes the overall tenor' of women's letter

Dec 13th 2021, 5:16 PM 27,563 Views 48 Comments

The union views the letter as “outside interference” during the two ongoing reviews into women’s rugby.

# union - Saturday 11 December, 2021

US President Biden slams Kellogg's for replacing workers who are on strike

US President Biden slams Kellogg's for replacing workers who are on strike

Dec 11th 2021, 12:45 PM 39,007 Views 61 Comments

Members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union rejected the company’s latest contract offer.

# union - Tuesday 16 November, 2021

Reports into women's rugby will not be publicly published, confirms IRFU CEO
# Reviews
From The42
# Reviews

Reports into women's rugby will not be publicly published, confirms IRFU CEO

Nov 16th 2021, 7:55 AM 16,520 Views 4 Comments

Philip Browne believes the club game needs serious attention.

# union - Friday 12 November, 2021

IRFU in talks with Nucifora for new deal but refuse to comment on Eddy's position
# Union
From The42
# Union

IRFU in talks with Nucifora for new deal but refuse to comment on Eddy's position

Nov 12th 2021, 4:33 PM 7,519 Views 18 Comments

The union’s CEO Philip Brown said he didn’t want to provide a distraction for the Ireland team.

# union - Thursday 11 November, 2021

IRFU says it's 'not policy to prevent any player from expressing their opinion'
# Policy
From The42
# Policy

IRFU says it's 'not policy to prevent any player from expressing their opinion'

Nov 11th 2021, 6:08 PM 4,973 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile, Ireland’s men’s team have not discussed the goings-on in women’s rugby.

'It just goes from bad to worse. The IRFU committee need to stand up now'
# Decline
From The42
# Decline

'It just goes from bad to worse. The IRFU committee need to stand up now'

Nov 11th 2021, 3:56 PM 10,055 Views 7 Comments

Bernard Jackman spoke about the decline of Irish women’s rugby on The42 Rugby Weekly podcast.

# union - Thursday 26 August, 2021

ICTU asks government to continue full PUP rate for workers in unopened sectors
# Workers
# Workers

ICTU asks government to continue full PUP rate for workers in unopened sectors

Aug 26th 2021, 2:19 PM 12,189 Views 21 Comments

The Irish Congress of Trade Unions outlined concerns it has for workers and workplaces ahead of next week’s reopening plans.

# union - Friday 20 August, 2021

Dublin Airport facing potential strikes as unions to ballot members over outsourcing plans
# DAA
# DAA

Dublin Airport facing potential strikes as unions to ballot members over outsourcing plans

Aug 20th 2021, 5:20 PM 19,389 Views 11 Comments

The potential industrial action includes a full withdrawal of labour.

# union - Thursday 4 February, 2021

Union says meeting with Ulster Bank chief 'provided no reassurance for staff or for customers'
# Ulster Bank
# Ulster Bank

Union says meeting with Ulster Bank chief 'provided no reassurance for staff or for customers'

Feb 4th 2021, 9:59 PM 29,961 Views 30 Comments

The threat of the bank closing “is growing”, the Financial Services Union said.

# union - Thursday 28 January, 2021

Gove insists Johnson’s mid-pandemic trip to Scotland is ‘absolutely essential’
# Bad Timing
# Bad Timing

Gove insists Johnson’s mid-pandemic trip to Scotland is ‘absolutely essential’

Jan 28th 2021, 8:58 AM 46,351 Views 34 Comments

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has questioned whether the visit is necessary during the pandemic.

# union - Sunday 5 January, 2020

Game workers in Ireland are concerned about low pay, unpaid overtime and uncertain work
# Game Workers Unite
# Game Workers Unite

Game workers in Ireland are concerned about low pay, unpaid overtime and uncertain work

Jan 5th 2020, 6:00 AM 31,517 Views 51 Comments

The Irish games industry employs around 2,000 people.

# union - Friday 25 October, 2019

IRFU will need to be brutally honest as World Cup review begins
# Lessons
From The42
# Lessons

IRFU will need to be brutally honest as World Cup review begins

Oct 25th 2019, 8:04 PM 33,080 Views 95 Comments

The latest underperformance in the biggest competition in the sport leaves many questions.

# union - Monday 19 August, 2019

High Court to hear Ryanair bid to prevent pilots' strike
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

High Court to hear Ryanair bid to prevent pilots' strike

Aug 19th 2019, 7:35 AM 15,361 Views 22 Comments

Their trade union served notice last week of plans for 48 hours of strike action from midnight on 22 August.

# union - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Members of pilot union Ialpa at Ryanair are voting on industrial action
# Pay Row
# Pay Row

Members of pilot union Ialpa at Ryanair are voting on industrial action

Jul 23rd 2019, 4:57 PM 10,115 Views 23 Comments

The union said pilots were frustrated at lack of progress in pay talks.

# union - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

IRFU performance director David Nucifora set to sign new contract up to four years
# The Boss
From The42
# The Boss

IRFU performance director David Nucifora set to sign new contract up to four years

May 14th 2019, 9:45 PM 23,238 Views 36 Comments

The Australian is the key decision-maker in Irish rugby.

Bus drivers 'resort to urinating in bottles' due to lack of toilet facilities
# Toilets
# Toilets

Bus drivers 'resort to urinating in bottles' due to lack of toilet facilities

May 14th 2019, 2:53 PM 22,405 Views 57 Comments

Flyers placed on buses across the country are calling on commuters to support drivers’ demands for sanitary facilities.

# union - Thursday 2 May, 2019

Concern for workers as Bombardier to sell Belfast operation
# Belfast
# Belfast

Concern for workers as Bombardier to sell Belfast operation

May 2nd 2019, 2:04 PM 10,858 Views 18 Comments

The company said it is committed to finding “the right buyer”.

# union - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Nurses on strike: 'You can't go home after your shift and feel you've done a good job'
# Outside The Coombe
# Outside The Coombe

Nurses on strike: 'You can't go home after your shift and feel you've done a good job'

Feb 7th 2019, 1:43 PM 12,424 Views 76 Comments

We spoke to nurses on the picket line at the Coombe maternity hospital.

# union - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

'We've been brought to this': Nurses and midwives to announce strike action dates
# INMO
# INMO

'We've been brought to this': Nurses and midwives to announce strike action dates

Jan 8th 2019, 6:01 AM 23,346 Views 70 Comments

“The last thing the health service needs is a strike,” Health Minister Simon Harris said yesterday.

# union - Friday 28 December, 2018

More than 7,000 health workers to vote on strike action in 2019
# SIPTU
# SIPTU

More than 7,000 health workers to vote on strike action in 2019

Dec 28th 2018, 9:09 AM 8,791 Views 17 Comments

Siptu says staff are due an increase in pay following a job evaluation process.

# union - Monday 3 December, 2018

Supporters of English language teachers protest at school after sudden closure
# GRAFTON COLLEGE
# GRAFTON COLLEGE

Supporters of English language teachers protest at school after sudden closure

Updated Dec 3rd 2018, 9:01 PM 46,477 Views 55 Comments

Staff said they have been left in the dark about the money they are owed.

Aer Lingus 'dismayed' at 'small subset' of staff who do not behave in an exemplary manner
# INspections
# INspections

Aer Lingus 'dismayed' at 'small subset' of staff who do not behave in an exemplary manner

Dec 3rd 2018, 8:16 AM 30,491 Views 46 Comments

SIPTU is to contact Aer Lingus over roll-out of CCTV in staff areas due to missing stock.

# union - Thursday 29 November, 2018

Secondary school teachers reject government pay proposals for new recruits
# Teachers Pay
# Teachers Pay

Secondary school teachers reject government pay proposals for new recruits

Nov 29th 2018, 6:55 PM 15,349 Views 65 Comments

The ASTI’s executive will meet shortly to consider the outcome of the ballot.

# union - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

Irish rugby aims for 20% female representation with new 'Women in Rugby' plan
# Action Plan
From The42
# Action Plan

Irish rugby aims for 20% female representation with new 'Women in Rugby' plan

Oct 23rd 2018, 6:30 AM 3,593 Views 3 Comments

The IRFU has released its action plan for the women’s game over the next five years.

# union - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Union membership for soldiers should be considered, finds review
# Workers Rights
# Workers Rights

Union membership for soldiers should be considered, finds review

Oct 2nd 2018, 7:00 AM 9,143 Views 39 Comments

PDFORRA, which represents soldiers, sailors and aircrew has been campaigning for trade union rights.

# union - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Ryanair pilots in Ireland vote unanimously in favour of accepting collective agreement
# Agreement Reached
# Agreement Reached

Ryanair pilots in Ireland vote unanimously in favour of accepting collective agreement

Sep 5th 2018, 1:05 PM 11,589 Views 5 Comments

The announcement was made by the Irish Airline Pilots’ Association, which represents some Ryanair pilots.

# union - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

Primark says staff from store destroyed by fire will be paid next week
# Belfast
# Belfast

Primark says staff from store destroyed by fire will be paid next week

Sep 4th 2018, 10:41 PM 22,511 Views 14 Comments

The news comes after management met with hundreds of staff from the store.

# union - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Poll: Do you think it's beneficial to be in a union?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think it's beneficial to be in a union?

Jul 25th 2018, 9:56 AM 33,260 Views 98 Comments

According to trade union organiser Paul Dillon, Ireland has the weakest trade union recognition laws in Western Europe.

# union - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Ryanair to cancel more flights over planned strike action
# Grounded
# Grounded

Ryanair to cancel more flights over planned strike action

Jul 19th 2018, 8:03 PM 23,315 Views 21 Comments

The airline urged pilots to reconsider plans to strike next Tuesday.

# union - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Mary's survive grandstand finale to see off gallant Roscrea in nine-try thriller
# Union
From The42
# Union

Mary's survive grandstand finale to see off gallant Roscrea in nine-try thriller

Feb 20th 2018, 5:44 PM 9,508 Views 3 Comments

St. Mary’s are into the Leinster Schools Senior Cup semi-finals after a high-octane encounter with the 2016 champions.

# union - Monday 13 November, 2017

Opinion: Do we still need unions?
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Opinion: Do we still need unions?

Nov 13th 2017, 6:30 AM 33,246 Views 117 Comments

Under Irish employment law, all workers are equal, whether union or non-union members, writes Jason O’Sullivan.

# union - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Strike threatened: Rail union warns of possible 'travel chaos' in coming weeks
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Strike threatened: Rail union warns of possible 'travel chaos' in coming weeks

Sep 27th 2017, 9:43 PM 12,280 Views 30 Comments

The NBRU said its members were “furious” with Irish Rail’s refusal to increase staff pay.

# union - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Ryanair fell foul of Europe's top court today - here's what you need to know
# Trade Unions
# Trade Unions

Ryanair fell foul of Europe's top court today - here's what you need to know

Sep 14th 2017, 5:50 PM 26,559 Views 29 Comments

The decision may have a big impact on future labour disputes at the airline.

# union - Monday 4 September, 2017

McDonald's staff hold first-ever UK strike over pay and working conditions
# Zero Hours Contract
# Zero Hours Contract

McDonald's staff hold first-ever UK strike over pay and working conditions

Sep 4th 2017, 2:18 PM 15,474 Views 87 Comments

Around 40 workers gathered outside two restaurants, before attending a protest outside parliament.

# union - Monday 22 May, 2017

Largest Bus Éireann union votes to accept Labour Court recommendations
# Ballot
# Ballot

Largest Bus Éireann union votes to accept Labour Court recommendations

May 22nd 2017, 1:27 PM 9,046 Views 23 Comments

Their acceptance means that no further strike action is likely at the service in the near-future.

# union - Friday 21 April, 2017

Teachers' union pass motion asking for review of HPV vaccine scheme
# Vaccinations At School
# Vaccinations At School

Teachers' union pass motion asking for review of HPV vaccine scheme

Apr 21st 2017, 3:06 PM 23,600 Views 93 Comments

The TUI said that the vote did not mean the vaccine or its effectiveness was being questioned.

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