Here is a selection of eight people who have recently begun interesting new roles with companies based in Ireland.
Wed, 09 Oct, 2019
The workers voted overwhelmingly for industrial action over health and safety issues, working practices, pay and claims that the company breached a recognition agreement.
Thu, 08 Aug, 2019
The 43-year-old who lost his job over a vehicle insurance row with his employer said yesterday that he drew strength from his grandfather’s act of defiance during the Second World War.
Fri, 12 Jan, 2018
A planned 48-hour pay strike by baggage handlers and check-in staff at 18 airports in the UK has been called off.
Tue, 20 Dec, 2016
Talks aimed at averting strikes by baggage handlers and other staff at 18 airports in the UK will be held at Acas next week.
Sat, 17 Dec, 2016
More than 1,500 check-in staff, baggage handlers and cargo crew at 18 airports in the UK will strike for 48 hours just before Christmas in a long-running pay dispute.
Fri, 16 Dec, 2016
At least 300 jobs have been announced across the country by three companies.
Tue, 16 Feb, 2016
A plane full of holidaymakers was diverted to Dublin Airport because the ground handling operation at Cork Airport didn’t have an aircraft stairs tall enough to cope with the aircraft.
Thu, 20 Aug, 2015
Police yesterday closed some petrol stations to stop panic buying as the British government faced criticism for warning motorists to stock up ahead of a threatened strike by tanker drivers.
Fri, 30 Mar, 2012
Staff at Stansted Airport will strike on next Monday over a pay dispute, it was confirmed.
Fri, 22 Aug, 2008
Planned strikes by British airport workers that would have caused travel misery over the UK bank holiday period were called off early today.
Thu, 21 Aug, 2008
TRAVELLERS face August bank holiday chaos at two of Britain’s busiest airports because of a planned strike by workers, including baggage handlers and check-in staff.
Sat, 16 Aug, 2008
Musician Paul McCartney was reportedly enraged after his new eco-friendly car was delivered by jet.
Thu, 15 May, 2008
Travellers have been spared extra disruption at two of Britain’s busiest airports over the Bank Holiday weekend after unions called off planned strikes.
Wed, 23 Aug, 2006
Ryanair has confirmed that it expects to operate a full schedule of flights to and from Stansted airport next weekend even if a proposed strike by Britain's general union GMB goes ahead.
Mon, 21 Aug, 2006
International airport ground handling business Swissport was today acquired for €646m by Spanish company Ferrovial.
Mon, 22 Aug, 2005
An airport check-in worker in Britain has been suspended for having too much gel in his hair, it was revealed today.
Fri, 11 Feb, 2005
FREIGHT companies have had to resort to sending staff on flights with urgent packages since the company handling Aer Lingus cargo in Heathrow folded last week.
Tue, 23 Nov, 2004
Travellers will have to contend with another baggage handlers’ strike at a major holiday airport this weekend.
Mon, 25 Oct, 2004
Talks aimed at resolving a pay row involving baggage handlers at Heathrow airport have failed to produce a breakthrough, it emerged today.
Fri, 07 Nov, 2003
Aer Lingus baggage handlers at Heathrow Airport could be set to strike after talks aimed at averting a strike broke down, raising the prospect of disruption for air travellers.
Thu, 30 Oct, 2003
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