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UNITE to ballot members on industrial action over ESB sell off
The decision follows an announcement by the government today that it would sell off a minority stake in the state-owned utility company.
Union chief who branded members 'spoilt' will lead their pay talks
Brendan Ogle will represent the ESB workers who he said enjoyed “gravy” benefits, buying foreign property and cars.
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Watch: Union chief admits ESB staff are 'spoilt'
Brendan Ogle has come under fire for comments made in a speech earlier this year as ESB announced price hikes for consumers yesterday.
Lufthansa Technik meeting over Dublin jobs fears
Over 460 workers at Rathcoole-based plant told earlier this week that their jobs were in danger over an overtime ban.
Fears for Dublin jobs over industrial dispute
Lufthansa Technik Airmotive dispute saw workers’ unions introduce overtime ban three months ago, which the company claims is harming operations.
Connaught Telegraph suspends industrial action pending outcome of talks
Workers at the newspaper threatened to strike after being told last Friday of plans to outsource positions, however action has been suspended for now.
Connaught Telegraph staff go on strike over production plans
Journalists and other workers at the 183-year-old Mayo paper are protesting at plans to relocate production to Mullingar.
Female worker was told her pregnancy is 'a condition, not a f***ing illness'
The incident happened within the last month and has been revealed by the trade union UNITE to mark International Women’s Day.
Labour grassroots members oppose coalition with Fine Gael
Labour councillors, the national chair of Labour Youth and the Unite trade union have voiced their opposition to a Labour-Fine Gael coalition – saying the country needs a strong opposition.
Drogheda hospital to vote on industrial action
The 295 UNITE trade union members at the hospital will vote on whether to engage in industrial action.
UK airport strike called off
Good news for Irish holidaymakers.
UK airports face chaos as staff vote to strike
More disruption is on the horizon for holiday-makers as BAA action may affect Heathrow, Stansted, Glasgow, and Edinburgh airports.