Ryanair has lost a High Court bid in England to block strike action by its UK pilots – hours after winning a similar legal move in Dublin.
Wed, 21 Aug, 2019
British Airways has lost a Court of Appeal bid to block pilots from taking strike action in a dispute over pay.
Wed, 31 Jul, 2019
The first strike by Bank of England workers in over 50 years will go ahead from Tuesday after last-ditch talks broke down.
Mon, 31 Jul, 2017
Last-ditch talks aimed at averting the first strike at the Bank of England in more than 50 years have started at the conciliation service.
A planned 48-hour pay strike by baggage handlers and check-in staff at 18 airports in the UK has been called off.
Tue, 20 Dec, 2016
Wales: The world’s largest bouncy castle, which is said to be taller than the Great Wall of China, has been unveiled at a music festival.
Tue, 31 May, 2016
London Underground drivers will not be joining two fresh strikes later this month over the night Tube dispute.
Wed, 12 Aug, 2015
Irish passengers travelling home for Christmas from London and Manchester next week could be facing travel chaos.
Wed, 17 Dec, 2014
Tube services in London were hit today by a “solidly supported” strike over ticket office closures.
Tue, 29 Apr, 2014
London Underground workers have walked out on a 48-hour strike in a long-running row over Tube ticket office closures which will cause travel chaos in the capital.
Mon, 28 Apr, 2014
A planned 48-hour strike by London Underground workers in a row over ticket office closures has been called off after a last-minute deal was agreed.
Tue, 11 Feb, 2014
A British teenager reportedly sacked from fast-food chain McDonalds for sprinkling too much chocolate on a McFlurry has won a compensation claim.
Wed, 19 Dec, 2012
The union representing fuel tanker drivers in Britain today ruled out the threat of strikes over Easter and said it wanted to focus on peace talks.
Fri, 30 Mar, 2012
British workers at food giant Heinz are to stage a 24-hour strike tomorrow after rejecting a revised pay offer.
Mon, 10 Jan, 2011
THE new year will see a “whole new ball game” for the Croke Park agreement due to the worsening economic crisis, Labour Relations Commission chief executive Kieran Mulvey told an Oireachtas Committee yesterday.
Wed, 10 Nov, 2010
Talks aimed at averting fresh strikes by London Underground workers were held today and are set to continue next week.
Thu, 04 Nov, 2010
London Underground services were crippled today because of a strike by workers in protest at job cuts, causing misery for commuters and other travellers.
Wed, 03 Nov, 2010
British Airways cabin crew are to vote on a proposed deal aimed at ending their long-running dispute, it was revealed today.
Wed, 20 Oct, 2010
Talks aimed at resolving a pay row between workers and soft drinks giant Coca-Cola ended without agreement today.
Fri, 10 Sep, 2010
Crucial talks will be held today aimed at averting the threat of strikes by airport workers which could cause travel chaos for holidaymakers before the end of the school break.
Mon, 16 Aug, 2010
An attempt to avert strike action at six UK airports will begin on Monday.
Sat, 14 Aug, 2010
THE travel plans of thousands of Irish air passengers intending to fly to Britain over the coming weeks have been thrown into doubt as workers threaten to close down the airports there through strikes.
Management and unions locked in a bitter airport workers’ pay dispute will meet at conciliation service Acas on Monday in a bid to stop a strike which could wreck travel plans for millions.
Fri, 13 Aug, 2010
Talks aimed at resolving the long-running British Airways cabin crew dispute have ended without agreement, it was announced today.
Wed, 16 Jun, 2010
Fresh talks aimed at resolving the bitter British Airways cabin crew dispute will be held in the next few days after new proposals were put forward by the conciliation service Acas.
Sun, 13 Jun, 2010
New proposals to end the dispute between British Airways and the Unite union were put forward by the arbitration service Acas today.
Sat, 12 Jun, 2010
Strike pay was increased today to British Airways cabin crew as they launched their latest wave of five-day walkouts in their bitter row with the airline.
Sat, 05 Jun, 2010
The latest wave of strikes by British Airways cabin crew will end today, with further action set to be launched at the weekend in the increasingly bitter row.
Thu, 03 Jun, 2010
British Airways is holding new talks with the union representing cabin crew today.
Tue, 01 Jun, 2010
Talks aimed at ending the bitter British Airways dispute will resume today as a strike by cabin crew enters its fifth day.
Fri, 28 May, 2010
Talks aimed at ending the bitter British Airways dispute will resume tomorrow as a strike by cabin crew enters its fifth day.
Thu, 27 May, 2010
Picket lines were mounted at Heathrow Airport today as British Airways cabin crew launched the first of a wave of strikes which threatens to disrupt flights for weeks.
Mon, 24 May, 2010
British Airways cabin crew staff went on strike today after hopes of a last-ditch deal collapsed.
British Airways cabin crew will go ahead with a wave of strikes from tomorrow after hopes of a last-ditch deal collapsed.
Sun, 23 May, 2010
A union leader tonight offered to suspend strikes by British Airways cabin crew if the airline gave back travel concessions, in a last-gasp attempt to halt the action.
Talks aimed at averting a series of strikes by British Airways cabin crew ended in disarray tonight after scores of demonstrators stormed the building where the meeting was being held.
Sat, 22 May, 2010
The union representing British Airways cabin crew was today preparing to appeal against an injunction which halted strike action planned by thousands of its members in a bitter row over jobs, pay and staffing levels.
Tue, 18 May, 2010
Hopes of a last-ditch deal to avert the first of a series of strikes by British Airways cabin crew plunged today when the airline’s chief executive said he did not expect any progress to be made during peace talks.
Mon, 17 May, 2010
British Airways is to take legal action in a bid to prevent a wave of strikes by its cabin crew, it was announced tonight.
Fri, 14 May, 2010
Thousands of postal workers in the UK started a second day of strikes today, with a fresh wave of action set to be held next week in an escalation of the bitter Royal Mail dispute.
Fri, 23 Oct, 2009
National strikes by British postal workers will go ahead tomorrow and Friday after hopes of reaching a last minute deal collapsed.
Wed, 21 Oct, 2009
The union representing British Airways cabin crew registered a “failure to agree” after lengthy talks failed to break a deadlocked row over cost cutting plans.
Fri, 24 Jul, 2009
Fresh moves to resolve a row over plans by British Airways to axe thousands of jobs, freeze pay and make other savings will be made tomorrow as a union warned that conflict was “looming”.
Tue, 07 Jul, 2009
British Airways has asked the conciliation service Acas to help it reach a deal with unions over jobs cuts and a pay freeze in a bid to avoid a damaging strike.
Wed, 01 Jul, 2009
A deadlocked row over job cuts and pay at British Airways could be resolved through arbitration in a move to head off the threat of industrial action, it was revealed today.
STAFF at AIB have voted overwhelmingly to reject a management request for a two-year pay freeze and changes to the pension schemes.
Tue, 21 Apr, 2009
Workers who operate luggage scanning equipment at Stansted Airport will go on a 24-hour strike today because of a deadlocked row over pay, union leaders in the UK said.
Mon, 25 Aug, 2008
Staff at Stansted Airport will strike on next Monday over a pay dispute, it was confirmed.
Fri, 22 Aug, 2008
Planned strikes by British airport workers that would have caused travel misery over the UK bank holiday period were called off early today.
Thu, 21 Aug, 2008
Distribution workers at four UK sites run by retail giant Argos will stage a 24-hour strike tomorrow in a row over pay.
Wed, 16 Jul, 2008
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