Wed, 20 May, 2020
It is hardly coincidental that the fall in real pay and circumstances faced by so many private-sector workers runs parallel to the decline in trade-union membership. Unions still hold sway in the public sector but, in the private sector, unions are but shadows of the force they once were.
Wed, 27 Sep, 2017
Bus Éireann workers have accused the company of engaging in “open warfare” after it announced a series of “draconian” pay cuts which threaten to push the semi-state company into strike action within weeks.
Sat, 28 Jan, 2017
With both Dublin Bus and Luas drivers securing double-digit wage increases and gardaí threatening strikes over their pay, two of the country’s leading trade unionists have called for a renegotiation of the latest public service pay agreement.
Sat, 01 Oct, 2016
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders won his first endorsement from a fellow US senator, and he and rival Hillary Clinton both announced backing from New York City labour unions as they battled to win next week’s state primary.
Thu, 14 Apr, 2016
Ahead of this afternoon’s announcement of the Government’s spring statement, public service unions have been setting out their stall as to what they want for their members from a rejuvenated state bank balance.
Tue, 28 Apr, 2015