Civil servants in the North are to introduce a pay rise for health service workers that was left unimplemented due to the Stormont powersharing crisis.
Wed, 13 Dec, 2017
Trade union Unite has suspended strike action and protests scheduled for tomorrow in response to the Construction Industry Federation agreeing to engage in talks on crane operators’ pay demands.
Wed, 06 Sep, 2017
Minimum wage workers are set to see their pay increase by up to €12 a week in January in a move employers claim is not affordable and could threaten jobs.
Wed, 19 Jul, 2017
Trade union Unite has said that the new National Minimum Wage rate of €9.55 is still over €2 short of the Living Wage, calculated this year as €11.70 per hour.
Tue, 18 Jul, 2017
: Trade union Unite, which represents craft workers in Bus Éireann, will also attend the talks tomorrow, but their pickets will remain in place.
Tue, 04 Apr, 2017
Support and service staff in Trinity College have voted by more than 92% in favour of industrial action.
Wed, 15 Mar, 2017
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Tue, 31 Jan, 2017
Trade union Unite has revealed that it offered the building at the centre of a social housing row to a homelessness charity three years ago in order to provide accommodation for homeless people.
Tue, 17 Jan, 2017
Bus Eireann's €13m overtime bill is threatening to spark a huge industrial relations row.
Sun, 15 Jan, 2017
Sat, 05 Nov, 2016
Unions have agreed to attend talks at the Workplace Relations Commission for exploratory talks on the Dublin Bus pay dispute.
Sun, 25 Sep, 2016
Siptu have said their members in Dublin Bus have been united in their support of strike action and also said they have been "humbled" by the support from the public.
Thu, 08 Sep, 2016
Sweeping changes to the Universal Social Charge will see workers make savings from a few hundred euro to almost €1,000 over a year.
Wed, 14 Oct, 2015
The Public Services Committee of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions has voted to approve the Lansdowne Road Agreement.
Wed, 16 Sep, 2015
Thousands of workers could be significantly out of pocket as a result of the proposed minimum wage increases due to an anomaly created by the abolition of the €100 weekly PRSI allowance three years ago.
Tue, 21 Jul, 2015
Jobs Minister Richard Bruton has said that says the proposed 50c per hour hike in the minimum wage is a balanced compromise.
Mon, 20 Jul, 2015
More than three-quarters of the public support setting a ‘living wage’ as the country’s minimum wage level, according to an opinion poll.
Wed, 08 Jul, 2015
After an anxious six-year wait, relieved former Waterford Crystal workers in the South East have received news of a €180m pensions package agreed by the Coalition.
Wed, 25 Mar, 2015
The trade union Unite has written to Finance Minister Michael Noonan warning of possible industrial action at AIB.
Thu, 15 Jan, 2015
Nearly 1,000 staff at Irish Life are about to get a pay increase and a lump sum of €1,500.
Tue, 04 Nov, 2014
The next three budgets will deliver an easing of crippling taxes on the "squeezed middle", according to Finance Minister Michael Noonan, who heralded the beginning of the end of austerity with a €1bn budget spree.
Wed, 15 Oct, 2014
Trade union Unite has today welcomed the decision by two of its members to descend from a tower crane they had been occupying at the JJ Rhatigan site at Kishoge Community College in Lucan, Co Dublin.
Thu, 09 Oct, 2014
One in five Irish workers are not earning a "living wage", it was claimed today.
Sun, 06 Jul, 2014
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has defended the (average) €240 water charge as a water-saving measure.
Tue, 06 May, 2014
The Royal Bank of Scotland which owns Ulster Bank is admitting it has not put enough money into its computer systems for decades.
Tue, 03 Dec, 2013
A strike by EBS staff has been averted after union and management resolved outstanding issues in eleventh-hour talks.
Tue, 17 Sep, 2013
There has been no reduction in the number of women signing on the live register last month.
Thu, 06 Jun, 2013
Despite 39 years of work during which he paid about €78,000 in accumulated pension contributions into the retirement fund, Seán Maher was looking at a pension of €50 or €60 per week once he reached 65, thanks to the “double insolvency” that hit Waterford Crystal in 2009.
Fri, 26 Apr, 2013
A top law firm has launched an investigation into a bogus memo that claims to have come from the company advising the public on paying the household charge.
Fri, 24 Feb, 2012
ULSTER Bank is widely expected to announce today that it wants to get rid of 500 or more of its staff.
Thu, 12 Jan, 2012
A leading trade union has warned that threats of industrial action at the ESB will play into the hands of the privatisation lobby.
Mon, 19 Sep, 2011
THE company set to make 575 call centre staff redundant next month has insisted the Government did not express any anger over the news and that its discussions with them and the IDA were “constructive”.
Fri, 09 Sep, 2011
Royal Bank of Scotland is axing another 3,500 jobs under plans to more than halve the bank’s administration centres across the UK, it was announced today.
Thu, 02 Sep, 2010
IN March, Finance Minister Brian Lenihan stated in the Dáil that the full cost of bailing out Anglo Irish Bank would require €22 billion from the state. All indications now suggest that much more will be required.
Fri, 13 Aug, 2010
Around 1,000 jobs were threatened today as Bank of Ireland revealed it will sell off a number of its subsidiaries.
Fri, 16 Apr, 2010
Trade union Unite today urged public workers to reject the proposed pay and reform deal.
Fri, 09 Apr, 2010
Cadbury today backed a higher £11.5bn (€13.14bn) recommended takeover offer from its US suitor Kraft Foods.
Tue, 19 Jan, 2010
Permanent TSB is axing 120 jobs and closing 11 branches, it announced today.
Wed, 02 Dec, 2009
UNIVERSITY of Limerick founding president Ed Walsh has urged the Taoiseach to answer the calls for a reformed Oireachtas by filling the upcoming Seanad vacancies with leading business figures rather than seasoned politicians.
Sat, 14 Nov, 2009
A FRESH assault against the Government’s second attempt to pass the Lisbon treaty has been launched by an alliance of no campaigners.
Wed, 19 Aug, 2009
Trade union Unite said the arrest of some 30 Thomas Cook workers at the company's Grafton St premises this morning was "a dark stain on the history of industrial relations in Ireland".
Tue, 04 Aug, 2009
Fujitsu employees in the North are to hold a ballot on industrial action regarding pay and pensions, it was announced today.
Mon, 03 Aug, 2009
Protesting workers staging a sit-in at a Thomas Cook branch in Dublin vowed to continue their action for a third day today despite a High Court ruling ordering them to leave.
Sun, 02 Aug, 2009