Precarious work: ‘I was so ashamed and so embarrassed’

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Northern Ireland Task force is formulated to tackle social worker abuse 2018-11-12 [Belfast Telegraph]

Northern Ireland Trade unions warn of possible health service strike over pay 2018-11-12 [Irish News]

Northern Ireland RCN consult Northern Irish members on industrial action over pay deal 2018-11-12 [Nursing in Practice]

SIPTU gives cautious welcome to Gender Action Plan for Higher Education 2018-11-12 [SIPTU]

Government to fund women-only academic posts in drive towards gender equality 2018-11-12 [Irish Examiner]

Protest by ex-Air Corps personnel targets Minister 2018-11-12 [Irish Examiner]

Northern Ireland Teachers to go on strike at St Patrick's Primary School, Belfast 2018-11-12 [BBC]

Northern Ireland Premature baby parents 'need extra maternity leave' 2018-11-12 [BBC]

Talks to avert strike action under way between nursing unions and HSE 2018-11-09 [RTÉ]

Irish Congress of Trade Unions withdraws from film industry forum 2018-11-09 [RTÉ]

 VIDEO  Limerick porters ‘reduced to sitting in corridors’ over closure of break room 2018-11-09 [Limerick Leader]

Northern Ireland Ombudsman denial sparks demand for lifting of prosecution threat against journalists 2018-11-09 [NUJ]

Teacher shortage plan a ‘sticking plaster’, says union 2018-11-09 [Irish Examiner]

'We have a long way to go' - Ireland's spend on childcare a fifth of UNICEF recommendation 2018-11-09 [Irish Examiner]

TASC report finds 44% of workers are ‘precariously employed’ 2018-11-09 [Irish Times]

HSE not expected to ban leave for doctors or nurses over Christmas 2018-11-09 [Irish Times]

Precarious work: ‘I was so ashamed and so embarrassed’ 2018-11-09 [Irish Times]

No disruption to ambulance services despite overtime ban - HSE 2018-11-07 [RTÉ]

Northern Ireland Nurses to ballot on all-out strike over pay 2018-11-07 [Belfast Telegraph]

University Hospital Limerick management to hold talks to avoid porter protest 2018-11-07 [Limerick Leader]

Some ambulance services face disruption over dispute 2018-11-07 [RTÉ]

Trainer told to pay €77k to injured employee 2018-11-07 [Irish Examiner]

Taoiseach's comments on hospital leave unhelpful: IMO 2018-11-07 [RTÉ]

Higher unemployment rate for African migrants - ESRI 2018-11-07 [RTÉ]

Former president calls on Bord na Móna to support bog communities during decarbonisation transition 2018-11-06 [Irish News]

Lidl leading the pack keeping pace with living wage increase 2018-11-06 [The Times]

‘Miserable staff don’t make money’: Why a four-day week makes sense 2018-11-06 [Irish Times]

Bord na Móna to cut 150 jobs as part of green business plan 2018-11-06 [Irish Independent]

€10,000 incentive to take on over-50s lures 200 employers in year 2018-11-06 [Irish Independent]

Nurses to vote on all-out strike action 2018-11-06 [irishexaminer.com]

Nurses to ballot for strike action after rejecting pay proposals 2018-11-06 [Irish Times]

Northern Ireland 105 jobs at risk at Tyrone quarry firm 2018-11-06 [BBC]

INMO to ballot for strike action 2018-11-06 [RTÉ]

Nurses to consider strike ballot after rejected pay proposals 2018-11-05 [Buzz.ie]

Air Corps chemicals safety system ‘deficient’ 2018-11-05 [Irish Examiner]

More dads taking two-week paternity benefit 2018-11-05 [Irish Examiner]

Northern Ireland Brexit: Workers 'should not be excluded' 2018-11-05 [BBC]

If PNA represent staff in ambulance service deals with SIPTU would be undermined – HSE 2018-11-02 [Irish Times]

SIPTU Conference told maintaining free movement in Ireland is crucial for workers 2018-11-02 [SIPTU]

Brennan brothers urged to pay ex-hotel boss €90,000 2018-11-02 [Irish Independent]

Inquiry into crewman’s death calls for work systems review by P&O 2018-11-02 [Irish Times]

Primary schools may face strike action after union rejects pay deal 2018-11-02 [Irish Independent]

Union research shows support for Ryanair chairman even lower than reported 2018-10-31 [ITF]

Northern Ireland Bombardier staff in grievance over outsourcing of local roles 2018-10-30 [Belfast Telegraph]

Brown Bag Films wants 'less restrictive' foreign worker rules as it struggles to find EU staff 2018-10-29 [The Journal]

DAA seeks deal for greater flexibility to use its staff between terminals 2018-10-29 [Irish Independent]

Fórsa wins agreement on job evaluation in higher education 2018-10-26 [Fórsa]

Northern Ireland Portadown branch of Glen Dimplex to take 24-hour strike action 2018-10-26 [Belfast Telegraph]

Nearly 500 Bord na Móna jobs to go as semi-State closes 17 active bogs 2018-10-25 [Irish Times]

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This month in labour history

6-11-1913 The military are on standby as hundreds of strikebreakers are shipped into the Port of Dublin. [more]

12-11-1913 James Connolly calls all ITGWU dockers in Dublin out on strike. Larkin, released from prison the following day, disagreess with the move, wanting to keep the dockers as a final reserve. [more]

13-11-1913 Irish syndicalist union leader Jim Larkin is released from prison during the bitter Dublin Lock-out [more]

19-11-1913 The battlelines harden in the Dublin Lockout as James Connolly tells a meeting that ‘any man who means in future to become a member of the Transport Workers Union must be prepared to enrol himself in the Citizen Army.' [more]

28-11-1913 Seafarers Union leader Havelock Wilson negotiates a return to work for his Dublin members, without consulting the ITGWU/ [more]