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Protest group dismisses water charge concessions as 'an attempt to buy time'
Right2Water is planning another mass protest on 10 December.
Five years since it closed, the fight for Waterford Crystal pensions takes new turn
Unite trade union said today the dispute will go to the Labour Relations Commission – and hopefully be resolved.
Union donates €10,000 to Greyhound workers support fund
Unite’s regional secretary said the move shows that the SIPTU workers have the support of the entire trade union movement.
1 in 5 workers earn less than the 'living wage'
Unite described the wages of workers in hospitality, administrative support and retail sectors as ‘poverty pay’.
Asbestos dumped on halting site was not removed for over four months
The National Traveller Partnership has said that Local Authorities have a “poor track record” in helping Travellers and should not be in charge of their finances.
Irish Rail workers vote for industrial action but don't want to strike
SIPTU said industrial action will only happen if changes to pay and conditions are implemented without agreement.
New workers' rights legislation could lead to practices 'outlawed' in other countries
However, it has been welcomed by Ibec, who believe it will help Ireland to continue to attract foreign direct investment.
1,500 jobseekers are being put on compulsory JobBridge
And will face penalties if they don’t take up their places.
Pay gap between men and women has increased during the recession
Figures from trade union Unite also found that almost 600,000 women live in deprivation or at risk of poverty.
Concern about Bord Gais employee conditions after 'surprise' sale of company
A union representing some workers at Bord Gáis has said it is concerned about conditions for employees at the company following the Government’s decision to sell off the retail arm.
This map shows food poverty 'is a reality in every county in Ireland'
Two unions are calling on the government to provide aid to organisations offering food assistance to those struggling this Christmas.
No resolution in sight as ESB workers serve strike notice
There has been no third-party intervention mooted at this stage of the dispute.
ESB union will serve notice of industrial action on Friday
The largest ESB union said it is now up to management to honour their agreement with workers on the company’s pension scheme.
Taoiseach hopes ESB dispute can be resolved 'in the national interest'
Businesses and households are facing the possibility of power cuts next month if the ESB workers proceed with strike action on 16 December.
Up to 50 jobs at risk at Essentra Packaging in Waterford
The company are to initiate a 30-day ‘consultation period’ on the future of their plant in the city.
SIPTU boss "reluctant to predict numbers" ahead of pre-Budget march
The demo, calling for “an end to austerity and an end to cuts” takes place from 1pm this afternoon on Dublin’s O’Connell Street.
Unions to mount "intensive political campaign" against emergency financial law
One union leader says he’ll be seeking a meeting with the Taoiseach to talk about repealing the FEMPI measures, which affect workers who rejected Haddington Road.
Industrial action at EBS called off after LRC talks
Management has agreed to set a date for the payment of outstanding sums.
Strike threat looms for EBS
The Unite trade union has said that a strike notice will be served as early as next week if a resolution is not reached in talks.
Another public sector union has voted in favour of Haddington Road
The union represents workers in the Civil Service, An Post, FÁS and other organisations.
Another union votes in favour of Haddington Road deal
The Association of Higher and Civil Public Servants has voted 64 to 36 per cent to back the agreement.
UNITE tells members they should vote against Haddington Road deal
The union says the new proposals don’t address its concerns about the broader economic effect of public pay cuts.
Croke Park deal should INCREASE spending, not cut it, says union
UNITE says trying to cut the public pay bill will shrink the economy – so the proposed savings should be invested instead.
Clarity sought after 'Registered Employment Agreements' deemed unconstitutional
Government has been called on to outline the impact that today’s Supreme Court decision will have on both employees and employers.
Unions call for X Case legislation, say delay is 'absolutely repugnant'
Officials from SIPTU, UNITE and the Women’s Committee of the ICTU presented a statement to Taoiseach Enda Kenny earlier this morning which called for immediate legislation on the issue.
Croke Park II rejected as SIPTU, INTO, Unite and INMO vote No
SIPTU, the INMO, the IMO and Unite have all rejected the pay deal today.
Seven unions have now rejected Croke Park II proposals
Earlier, two unions representing builders and plasterers both said that the deal would offer job security for members and voted in favour of it.
Almost 60,000 property tax returns made
The highest number of calls were taken by Revenue’s Helpline yesterday.
Union tells government to 'stay the hell away' from voting process
Regional Secratary of UNITE hit out at the government, accusing it of “subverting the democratic process”.
Unions reject further bank cuts that 'rub salt in the wounds' of workers
Both the IBOA and Unite have said that the proposed banking cuts of up to 10 per cent are unfair, while PTSB have said that they aim to implement them in “as fair and equitable a manner as possible”.
UNITE union recommends that members reject 'Croke Park 2' deal
The union, which withdrew from the talks the night before the LRC proposals were released, advocates a No vote.
How do workers decide whether Croke Park II is approved?
The working conditions of 292,000 public workers could changed by the new proposals. So what happens now?
Impact to meet today as more unions oppose Croke Park II
There is growing opposition to the proposed deal on cuts and reforms to public sector pay and conditions but the support of Impact and Siptu will be crucial for the government.
UNITE demands explanation over economic effect of €1bn pay saving
The trade union says it can’t consider cutting members’ pay unless it knows what effect the cuts will have on the economy.
200 jobs to go at EBS Building Society
Staff are to hold a meeting to discuss the possibility of industrial action after being informed of the cuts.
Proper title and people's bedrooms: The week in quotes
“We also need to stay out of people’s bedrooms. The party that is for small government shouldn’t be over-reaching into people’s private lives.”
UNITE vows to oppose public sector cuts at talks today
The Government and trade unions are to sit down for discussions today, with cuts expected to be tabled.
Workers to pursue action at Institute of Chartered Accountants over dismissals
11 members of staff, including nine members of the UNITE union were given notice of dismissal today.
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