16 possible cases of trafficking in fishing industry; Government urged to halt work permit scheme

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Transport Minister says sector 'needs radical ideas' 2018-05-22 [irishexaminer.com]

Minister: profit-sharing in transport industry would ease unrest 2018-05-22 [Irish Times]

SIPTU expresses safety concerns for Drogheda ambulance crews after base intrusion 2018-05-22 [SIPTU]

Northern Ireland Cullybackey: HK Dickey makes 48 staff redundant 2018-05-22 [BBC]

Cabinet to consider new proposals to lower legal alcohol limits for train and tram drivers 2018-05-22 [RTÉ]

Trinity and trade unions clash over earlier term date 2018-05-21 [University Times]

SIPTU says its Irish Society for Autism members haven't been paid increments 2018-05-21 [Kfm]

SIPTU writes to Minister calling for action over closure threat to Athy Coca-Cola plant 2018-05-21 [SIPTU]

Moy Park strike averted as 4% pay deal agreed 2018-05-21 [The Irish Times]

Workers want scheme to give extra time off for 'transition' to retirement 2018-05-19 [Irish Independent]

Trade unionist instrumental in the creation of SIPTU and social partnership (John F Carroll obituary) 2018-05-19 [Irish Times]

SIPTU calls on senior management at Coca-Cola to reverse decision to close Athy plant 2018-05-19 [SIPTU]

SIPTU members working in Carambola Kidz granted compensation by Labour Court 2018-05-19 [SIPTU]

16 possible cases of trafficking in fishing industry; Government urged to halt work permit scheme 2018-05-19 [Irish Examiner]

Fórsa declines to vote on taking stance on Eighth Amendment 2018-05-19 [Irish Times]

Strike threat by public servants over working week 2018-05-18 [RTÉ]

Elderly care agencies facing new strike threat 2018-05-18 [The Irish Independent]

Time off work for women suffering severe period pain could become a thing 2018-05-18 [The Irish Independent]

SIPTU members in Midlands Regional Hospital to protest over safe staffing levels 2018-05-17 [SIPTU]

SIPTU representatives insist construction industry play a greater role to support the training needs of workers 2018-05-17 [SIPTU]

Employees now expected to shape lives around work - President Higgins 2018-05-17 [Irish Times]

State-funded bodies could face industrial action over pay cuts 2018-05-17 [RTÉ]

Social dialogue moved pay-gap reporting closer 2018-05-17 [irishexaminer.com]

Northern Ireland Fury at 'whitewash' review of Belfast leisure centres 2018-05-17 [BBC]

ICTU examining report on pay restoration for workers in health sector 2018-05-16 [irishexaminer.com]

Section 39 audit report vindicates SIPTU pay justice campaign 2018-05-16 [SIPTU]

Average pay for Section 39 staff cut by 4.6% after crash, audit finds 2018-05-16 [Irish Times]

Unions call for delay to new work permits for agri-business sector 2018-05-16 [Irish Times]

Closing defined benefit pension schemes - a bitter pill? 2018-05-15 [Mason Hayes & Curran]

Government should take real action against Israel over Gaza atrocities 2018-05-15 [SIPTU]

Defence Forces struggle to fill posts 2018-05-15 [Irish Examiner]

Air Corps chemicals order to be challenged 2018-05-15 [Irish Examiner]

Army trio face charges over death of Cork man killed at shooting range 2018-05-15 [Irish Examiner]

SIPTU members vote in favour of industrial action in the Louth Hospital Group 2018-05-14 [SIPTU]

SIPTU says it will resist any moves to change terms of public service pay deal 2018-05-14 [Irish Times]

Work permit scheme changes to address labour shortages 2018-05-14 [RTÉ]

Chef broke arm and lost job after arm wrestle in kitchen 2018-05-12 [Irish Mirror]

Public servants 'to get just two pay rises a year' to reverse cuts 2018-05-12 [Irish Independent]

Sinn Féin TD: meet Air Corps health claims with candour’ 2018-05-12 [Irish Examiner]

SIPTU representatives demand action to bring all critical health screening services home 2018-05-12 [SIPTU]

Workplace Relations Commission recovers €1.8m in unpaid wages 2018-05-12 [Irish Examiner]

Accountability in civil service needs to improve - official 2018-05-11 [RTÉ]

SIPTU representatives describe NUIG gender equality award as misleading 2018-05-10 [SIPTU]

Irish Council of Trade Unions: State must provide more affordable homes 2018-05-10 [Irish Examiner]

HSE official defends hiring doctors to fill consultant posts 2018-05-10 [Irish Examiner]

Postal services ‘way more valuable’ now than five years ago, CWU told 2018-05-10 [Irish Times]

Financial position at Bus Éireann giving 'serious cause' for concern 2018-05-10 [RTÉ]

Labour says govt's bogus self-employment plan is a box-ticking exercise 2018-05-09 [Kfm]

Ribbon cut and plaque unveiled at Workers’ Rights Centre in Kilkenny 2018-05-09 [Kilkenny People]

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This month in labour history

12-05-1916 Union leader James Connolly was executed for his part in the Easter Rebellion, an unsuccessful insurrection against British rule. As he was wounded in the fighting, he faced the firing squad tied to a chair. [more]

16-05-1920 Workers at Knocklong creamery in County Limerick declared a Soviet and established workers’ control of production. They hoisted a red flag and a tricolour and for 5 days ran it with the slogan “We make butter not profits”. [more]