# unions - Tuesday 25 February, 2014
Staff from IFUT and Siptu had picketed on a number of occasions this year.
# unions - Monday 24 February, 2014
SIPTU and IMPACT have lodged a complaint with the European Commission.
# unions - Friday 21 February, 2014
A teacher will remain in the school to supervise students during the protests.
# unions - Monday 10 February, 2014
The margin of the DAA vote was 94 per cent in favour of industrial action.
# unions - Tuesday 4 February, 2014
Brendan Ogle said ESB workers were “viciously attacked by some in the media” during the recent pension dispute.
# unions - Monday 3 February, 2014
Workers are reacting angrily to a plan to cut 950 jobs.
# unions - Tuesday 21 January, 2014
Education Minister Ruairí Quinn said he “would’ve loved” if the working group on junior certificate reform could have met last year but ASTI made that impossible.
# unions - Sunday 19 January, 2014
Teachers have expressed their concern about the implementation of the new Junior Cycle Student Award, which will replace the Junior Cert.
# unions - Saturday 18 January, 2014
The unions say teachers’ concerns over the planned revamp of the junior cycle aren’t being addressed.
# unions - Friday 17 January, 2014
The Minister for Education thinks that implementing the plan is going well, the teachers don’t.
# unions - Thursday 19 December, 2013
In a second vote on the Government pay deal, union leaders have urged secondary teachers to reject it.
# unions - Tuesday 17 December, 2013
The threat at the Newbridge store is part of a wider dispute where parking facilities have been withdrawn at 116 Irish stores.
# unions - Sunday 15 December, 2013
Two unions are calling on the government to provide aid to organisations offering food assistance to those struggling this Christmas.
# unions - Monday 9 December, 2013
ESB released a statement saying that the deal will not add any liabilities to their balance sheet, but unions disagreed.
# unions - Sunday 8 December, 2013
The minister said the scheme made “marvellous progress in 2012″ and he hopes common sense will prevail at talks today.
# unions - Friday 6 December, 2013
A last-ditch intervention from the government ahead of planned strikes is seen.
The dispute centres on over 5,000 workers who are no longer employed but are not yet in receipt of their pension.
# unions - Thursday 5 December, 2013
Minister Pat Rabbitte has requested that the LRC intervene as power disruptions would be “out of all proportion” to the issues involved.
# unions - Saturday 30 November, 2013
Notice of industrial action was served on management yesterday, and customers have been told to expect power outages.
Without power, our modern society cannot function normally – which is why workers at the ESB ought to be banned from striking and causing a total or partial power failure, writes Aaron McKenna.
# unions - Friday 29 November, 2013
There has been no third-party intervention mooted at this stage of the dispute.
# unions - Thursday 28 November, 2013
The group of unions representing ESB workers said they would be proceeding with serving strike action notice tomorrow at 2pm.
# unions - Tuesday 26 November, 2013
There is not much coverage of protests in the media, with the result that many people either don’t know about them or don’t feel like joining them, writes Julien Mercille.
# unions - Friday 22 November, 2013
The ESB Group of Unions met today and accepted an invitation to talks but have stated firmly that strike notice would be in place thereafter.
Employees voted overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action earlier this week
# unions - Thursday 21 November, 2013
Figures released today by the CSO shows that 6,718 days were lost to industrial disputes in the third quarter of this year.
# unions - Wednesday 20 November, 2013
The deal will see five crew operating the new smaller transatlantic services with a review of operations due next summer.
# unions - Tuesday 19 November, 2013
Brendan Ogle says that there is “no doubt” that industrial action would hit services.
# unions - Monday 18 November, 2013
The ESB Group of Unions will meet on Friday to decide on the next step after 87.5 per cent voted for industrial action over a pension dispute.
Mandate says that the sale of the debt of the landmark store should prioritise jobs.
# unions - Monday 11 November, 2013
The discussions have come about as a result of informal talks that took place between the parties last week.
# unions - Thursday 7 November, 2013
The company are to initiate a 30-day ‘consultation period’ on the future of their plant in the city.
# unions - Monday 4 November, 2013
The penalty decision was made by the Rights Commissioner with the company now having six weeks to respond.
# unions - Tuesday 29 October, 2013
The Teachers Union of Ireland said they are concerned there is not enough resources to implement the planned reforms.
# unions - Monday 21 October, 2013
Reports over the last couple of days suggested the company had changed the nature of the scheme and failed to tell its auditor KPMG about opposition to the changes from unions.
# unions - Wednesday 16 October, 2013
Workers at the postal service will strike for the first time in four years on 4 November.
# unions - Saturday 12 October, 2013
Mick O’Reilly of the DCTU said that politics of austerity amounted to a “war on working people’ with the best defence in that war “unflinching solidarity”.
# unions - Wednesday 9 October, 2013
The union’s committee will meet this morning and will also discuss the next stage of industrial action following the yesterday’s 24-hour strike.
# unions - Tuesday 8 October, 2013
Last night, unions heard proposals that could see pensions cut by 15 per cent.
# unions - Sunday 29 September, 2013
In the last few years, there’s been a noticeable decrease in the numbers taking to the streets to voice their anger. We asked the experts — why are the Irish so reluctant to protest?