Talks between nursing unions and the HSE, in a bid to avert strike action by nurses, have ended with an agreement to meet again on Monday.
Tue, 15 Jan, 2019
One of the country’s largest unions has voted to accept the new public service pay deal, but has warned that it expects discussions aimed at ending the two-tier pay scales currently imposed upon its members.
Tue, 18 Jul, 2017
Gay rights campaigners will lead a major parade through Belfast city centre later, demanding the introduction of same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland.
Sat, 01 Jul, 2017
US presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders’ claims that proposed Cork-US flights could cost thousands of jobs have been dismissed as “groundless”.
Wed, 11 May, 2016
The Dublin Airport Authority will next Tuesday seek an injunction preventing Siptu from closing Cork and Dublin airports for four hours on March 14.
Sat, 08 Mar, 2014
The Union of Students in Ireland will launch new proposals today aimed at developing a national jobs strategy for young people.
Thu, 05 Sep, 2013
The country’s largest trade union yesterday called for an end to foot-dragging on abortion legislation and urged the Government to bring in laws immediately to provide for terminations on the grounds recognised in the X case ruling.
Tue, 23 Apr, 2013
The Irish Congress of Trade Union's economist is accusing the Finance Minister of making serious errors that will cost people dearly.
Fri, 22 Oct, 2010
The Unite union is to accept the Croke Park deal on public sector pay and reform in an apparent u-turn.
Mon, 28 Jun, 2010
The head of the Irish Congress of Trade Union says the Taoiseach's comments about possible cuts to public sector pay are unhelpful in the context of the upcoming Lisbon Treaty referendum.
Tue, 22 Sep, 2009
The Irish Congress of Trade Union’s has welcomed the possibility of talks with the Taoiseach on the current state of the country's finances.
Sat, 06 Dec, 2008
Ireland's largest trade union is due to announce the results of its ballot on the new national pay deal today.
Fri, 14 Nov, 2008
LEGISLATION has been introduced which will stop the exploitation of migrant workers employed in Irish homes.
Sat, 19 May, 2007
The Government has presented proposals to employers and trade unions in an effort to resolve the on-going deadlock in the national pay talks.
Wed, 31 May, 2006
THE impending battle between unions and the Government over the privatisation of Aer Lingus moved a step closer yesterday with SIPTU preparing to ballot on possible strike action in the coming weeks.
Fri, 03 Mar, 2006
UP to 150,000 people took to the streets yesterday as the Irish Ferries protest mushroomed into the largest public demonstration the country has seen for two decades.
Sat, 10 Dec, 2005
THOUSANDS of workers and their families will converge on the Dáil tomorrow in support of Irish Ferries staff, whose jobs are being off-loaded to cheaper agency workers.
Wed, 02 Nov, 2005
THE country’s largest union is to debate the merits of remaining in Social Partnership today as the fallout from the Irish Ferries stand-off continues unabated.
Thu, 06 Oct, 2005
UNIONS and management at An Post yesterday accused each other of misrepresenting the development potential of the postal market with both sides producing extensive reports backing up their argument.
Wed, 25 May, 2005
Ireland is on track to become the third wealthiest economy in the world, it was claimed today.
Sun, 16 Jan, 2005
"DISGRACEFULLY little" of the wealth generated in the Irish economy during the last 15 years has been re-invested in research and development, one of the country's most outspoken trade unionists has warned.
Wed, 25 Feb, 2004
A COMPLETE shutdown of bus and rail networks within weeks appeared almost certain last night after CIE’s largest union, SIPTU, added its voice to union anger at Transport Minister Seamus Brennan.
Tue, 06 Jan, 2004
TRANSPORT Minister Séamus Brennan vowed yesterday to plough ahead with plans to introduce random drug and alcohol testing for train drivers despite opposition from opposition parties and trade unions.
Thu, 08 May, 2003
The Irish Congress of Trade Union has vowed to instigate strike action if the Government presses ahead with plans to partly privatise bus services in Dublin.
Thu, 07 Nov, 2002
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