The Labour Court has recommended enhancements to the severance packages of those affected by the closure of An Post’s Mail Centre in Little Island, Cork.
The union representing postal workers will not campaign against An Post’s decision to shut its Cork Mail Centre, despite the passing of a Dáil motion calling for a reversal of the closure.
Fianna Fail party leader, Micheál Martin, has accused An Post of making a strategic mistake following their decision to close the Little Island Mail Centre in Co Cork with the loss of 216 jobs.
Other sorting centres to remain open as An Post cites €11m saving
Some 10,000 workers at An Post are set to get their first pay rise in eight years.
Emergency call operators will commence a month-long work to rule from today.
Further industrial action by a number of 999 operators following yesterday’s 12-hour work stoppage is being considered, the Communications Workers’ Union has warned.
The company that operates Ireland's 999 call centres says it will not recognise the Communication Workers' Union.
IO Systems, the company at the centre of the postal dispute, promotes itself with the slogan, ‘Conveying Smart Solutions’, writes Caroline O’Doherty
Talks aimed at resolving the industrial dispute that led to the disruption of postal services are to take place this afternoon.
Postal services face further disarray today as An Post repeated its warning to the public not to post any letters or parcels because of a strike involving staff at a subcontractor’s company.
Postal services have suffered serious disruption after an official strike by subcontractors responsible for maintenance of the automated sorting systems at An Post’s four main mail centres.
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Here’s a briefing on some of the stories and issues highlighted on irishexaminer.com today.
Anti-Irish Water campaigners have accused Environment Minister Alan Kelly of morphing into ex-minister Phil Hogan by increasingly “threatening” people who don’t pay their bill.
Trade unions that are currently leading a nationwide campaign against water charges are to drive plans to set up a left-wing political movement.
I naively thought that Ministers Rabbitte and White had the best interest of all citizens, businesses and tourists at heart when deciding on the format for the much delayed Eircode.
Britain's Royal Mail posted a drop in half-year profits today after its parcels arm was squeezed by Amazon’s drive to deliver more of its own business.
The group representing rank-and-file gardaí has said people should make complaints if they think gardaí are using excessive force.
The postal regulator has been urged to introduce an immediate cap on competition to the Royal Mail.
The Right2Water campaign today announced details of local events planned for Saturday November 1 to highlight public opposition to planned water charges.
The Communications Workers’ Union has accused communications regulator ComReg of failing in its statutory duty to protect universal services in postal delivery, telecoms, and broadband services.
The Labour Court has summoned Iarnród Éireann and its unions to talks on how to achieve up to €8.5m in savings.
Staff at a company which provides maintenance services at An Post's four national mail centres, have issued notice of industrial action.
Staff at PhoneWatch look set for industrial action.
Postal workers yesterday moved to quell fears over the delivery of Christmas mail after it emerged that postal staff were at loggerheads with a contractor at the four national mail centres over staff changes.
A trade union representing workers at Eircom and An Post is sending tens of thousands of flyers to Eircom’s customers asking them to voice their opposition to the ending of paper billing.
British postmen have threatened to stop delivering letters to a pensioner because of his "aggressive" raspberry bush.
Herb Hribar is the latest in a long line of CEOs at Eircom, writes Kyran Fitzgerald. And as the company emerges from examinership and financial restructuring, he is seeking to get the former semi-State company back on its feet
Vodafone customer care staff have voted in favour of industrial action.
Eircom has been given temporary court protection from its creditors.
Vodafone last night denied any decision had been made on whether the roles of more than 300 workers will be transferred to the North.
The Communications Workers Union has warned that more than 300 jobs are being exported to the North following the decision by Vodafone to switch service providers.
IT giant Siemens has agreed to meet a group of workers at one of its Cork facilities to discuss redundancy payments after losing a contract with an English firm.
STAFF who have been told by their employers to move to Britain to keep their IT jobs vowed last night to fight for their rights.
Workers at Eircom represented by the Communications Workers Union (CWU) have accepted a rescue package.
EIRCOM employees have been advised by the Communications Workers’ Union (CWU) to accept a controversial company plan aimed at saving €92 million over a three-year period.
The Communications Workers’ Union is recommending its members accept the terms of Eircom's costsaving plan.
British workers at mobile phone giant O2 have voted overwhelmingly to accept a two-year pay deal worth 5.25%, it was announced today.
The National Executive Council of the Communications Workers Union will be meeting on Tuesday to consider its ongoing discussions with eircom on the Company’s future direction.
BT workers in the UK are starting to vote today on whether or not to take strike action in a row over pay.
Telecoms giant BT has made a new pay offer to thousands of its workers in a bid to avert industrial action, it was revealed today.
British telecoms giant BT will face the threat of industrial action today after it publishes its annual report, which is expected to show increased bonuses for top staff.
The Communications Workers Union is meeting today with Postbank management to find out why the bank is closing its Irish operations.
Talks to try to break the deadlocked postal dispute in the UK are expected to resume today as the Royal Mail faces legal action over the recruitment of 30,000 agency staff during the strike.
Further negotiations will be needed next week to resolve the “high-pressure dispute” between Royal Mail and postal workers, TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber said today.
Britain's mail dispute remained deadlocked tonight as a fresh wave of strikes caused more disruption to the post – and there was a further threat of longer walkouts next month.
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