Prison officers are being sent out “with only our bare hands and courage” to intercept the delivery of contraband into exercise yards according to the general secretary of the Prison Officers Association.
Fri, 03 May, 2019
The General Secretary of the National Bus and Rail Union feels it's only a matter of time before a bus driver is seriously injured in an assault.
Thu, 03 Jan, 2019
Latest: The general secretary of the NBRU says he is ready for 'meaningful' talks at any time to break the deadlock at Bus Éireann.
Sat, 01 Apr, 2017
The Psychiatric Nurses Association is calling on the Government to recognise the needs of mental health services, particularly at UCHG.
Thu, 03 Jul, 2014
The General Secretary of the Association of Secondary Teachers in Ireland has condemned the treatment of the Education Minister Ruairi Quinn and claims he has been bullied by members of his own organisation.
Wed, 23 Apr, 2014
The General Secretary of the Garda Representative Association has accused the Government of dismantling the force brick by brick.
Wed, 01 May, 2013
The Teachers Union of Ireland has become the first public sector union to reject the proposed Croke Park agreement.
Tue, 26 Mar, 2013
The general secretary of the Irish Bank Officials Association (IBOA) has accused the Government of "shafting" the 1,000 staff at IBRC.
Thu, 07 Feb, 2013
The Department of Social Protection has the highest level of sick leave of all government departments at 13.5 sick days per employee last year, new figures have revealed.
Fri, 04 May, 2012
The General Secretary of the Association of Secondary Teachers in Ireland (ASTI) has said that the union's members may be balloted on withdrawing from the Croke Park deal if teachers' allowances are cut.
Wed, 11 Apr, 2012
THE general secretary of the Chief Superintendents’ Association has warned the closure of rural Garda stations will reduce the flow of intelligence which is vital in preventing and solving crime.
Wed, 23 Nov, 2011
The Government is being called on to review a number of bonus payments for teachers, it has emerged.
Mon, 08 Aug, 2011
The General Secretary of the Public Service Executive Union Tom Geraghty has said the Croke Park agreement is "working" and therefore "should be maintained".
Thu, 14 Apr, 2011
The General Secretary of the Technical Engineering and Electrical Union (TEEU) Eamon Devoy has said pay cuts to semi-state workers will not be tolertated.
Mon, 14 Dec, 2009
The annual Civil Public and Services Union conference is into its second day in Galway.
Sat, 08 Apr, 2006
The union representing lower-paid civil servants is warning the Government it will launch a number of equal pay claims which could cost the State up to €300m in back-pay.
Fri, 07 Apr, 2006
British rail workers will today complete a country-wide march to press for the renationalisation of their industry, claiming strong public backing for their campaign.
Sat, 30 Apr, 2005
Executives at luxury carmaker Jaguar are to be questioned by British MPs over the controversial decision to end production in Coventry, it was confirmed today.
Thu, 21 Oct, 2004
THE Government last night insisted Fianna Fáil councillor Lorcan Allen, who sent letters to more than 2,000 constituents with the forged signature of Taoiseach Bertie Ahern, has not been “let off the hook”.
Thu, 01 Jul, 2004
The General Secretary of the Garda Representation Association has said he is somewhat reassured after talks with the Minister for Justice on the Jerry McCabe issue this evening.
Wed, 12 May, 2004
EDUCATION MINISTER Noel Dempsey has infuriated teacher unions by confirming pay rises will be withheld from teachers whose schools closed for holidays this week.
Sat, 20 Dec, 2003
Supporters of the anti-bin tax campaign have hit out at the General Secretary of the ICTU for his stance over the waste charge.
Mon, 29 Sep, 2003
The General Secretary of the Building and Allied Trades Union is advising members to reject the new national partnership agreement in a ballot next week.
Sat, 22 Feb, 2003
The Republic of Ireland's Euro 2004 qualifier with Russia could be under threat from peat bog fires in the area surrounding the Russian capital.
Thu, 05 Sep, 2002
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