Hospital support staff vote in favour of strike action

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Northern Ireland BECTU union to battle racial profiling at Northern Ireland’s borders 2019-05-20 [Left Foot Forward]

Northern Ireland NUJ response to Saoradh statement 2019-05-20 [NUJ]

Creches struggling to retain staff amid shortage of places 2019-05-20 [Irish Examiner]

Northern Ireland Health unions' letter to politicians over pay dispute 2019-05-20 [BBC]

Protesters urge trade union movement to tackle sexual harassment 2019-05-18 [The County Press]

SIPTU seek urgent meeting with GSK management over proposed sale of Cork plant 2019-05-17 [SIPTU]

Northern Ireland Dissident group condemned for attempting to ‘intimidate’ journalists 2019-05-17 [Irish Times]

SIPTU members working as support staff vote for strike action 2019-05-17 [SIPTU]

Northern Ireland Unionists 'attacking Queen's University academics' free speech' 2019-05-17 [BBC]

Thousands of healthcare workers vote for strike action 2019-05-17 [Irish Times]

Hospital support staff vote in favour of strike action 2019-05-17 [RTÉ]

Limerick players vote to take strike action 2019-05-16 [RTÉ]

Clampdown on unpaid overtime after major court ruling 2019-05-16 [Irish Independent]

FAI rejects 'unfounded' SIPTU warning of threat to jobs 2019-05-16 [RTÉ]

Raise the roof this Saturday 2019-05-16 [Fórsa]

GSK reassures staff as it sells Cork site to Thermo Fisher Scientific 2019-05-16 [Irish Examiner]

Man dies after tractor overturns on Co Cork farm 2019-05-16 [Irish Times]

Five soldiers took their own lives after Jadotville siege 2019-05-16 [Irish Times]

Man killed in workplace incident in Co Wexford 2019-05-16 [RTÉ]

SIPTU seeks urgent meeting with Minister for Sport concerning FAI finances 2019-05-15 [SIPTU]

Pay increases in construction sector come into effect today 2019-05-15 [Kfm]

Bullying and sexual harassment rife in legal profession, survey finds 2019-05-15 [Irish Examiner]

Firm which supplies coal to ESB 'horrified' by death threats against activist who condemned mine's operations 2019-05-15 [Irish Examiner]

Northern Ireland Veterinary staff shortages threaten emergency call-outs 2019-05-15 [BBC]

SIPTU welcomes new Sector Employment Order which gives pay increases to construction workers 2019-05-14 [SIPTU]

Military personnel set for 'substantial' increase in allowances 2019-05-14 [Irish Independent]

Northern Ireland Healthcare union can’t rule out pay strike 2019-05-14 [Belfast Telegraph]

Reserve Defence Forces Association claim Minister has 'essentially forgotten about their existence' 2019-05-14 [Irish Examiner]

Northern Ireland Employment rate at 'record high' 2019-05-14 [BBC]

'Bungled' Brexit hugely detrimental to Ireland - head of Unite 2019-05-14 [RTÉ]

Workers exploited in hotel, food and retail sectors, says Ictu 2019-05-14 [The Irish Times]

Colourful history of country's first nurses' union documented in new book 2019-05-11 [Irish Examiner]

Automation must not undermine jobs or public services 2019-05-10 [Fórsa]

Trade unions to meet management concerning threatened Cadbury job losses 2019-05-10 [SIPTU]

Care worker who set off fire alarm when boiling eggs and carried resident to safety wins unfair dismissal case 2019-05-10 [Irish Examiner]

More than 60% of assaults in HSE hospitals in 2018 were on nurses, INMO conference hears 2019-05-10 [Irish Examiner]

Publishing sanctioned nurses' details could lead some 'to consider suicide', INMO conference hears 2019-05-10 [Irish Examiner]

Civil servants and managers want pay restoration, union says 2019-05-10 [Irish Examiner]

Civil servants in call for early PSSA review 2019-05-10 [RTÉ]

The Celtic Tiger leaves workers scarred 2019-05-09 [Social Europe]

Community projects to suffer as CE supervisor strike starts on Monday 2019-05-09 [Galway Advertiser]

Fórsa proposes Citizens Assembly for local government reform 2019-05-09 [Fórsa]

Public service staff to seek 6% pay rise if work hours not reduced 2019-05-09 [Irish Times]

Deal giving reciprocal rights for British, Irish citizens is signed 2019-05-09 [Irish Times]

Minister contacts restaurants to remind them of ‘obligations’ on tips 2019-05-09 [Irish Times]

New Bill allows eight weeks additional parental leave 2019-05-09 [RTÉ]

Nurses and midwives gather for centenary annual conference 2019-05-09 [INMO]

SIPTU members to ballot for strike action in Coca-Cola plant in Ballina 2019-05-08 [SIPTU]

Over 350 nurses and midwives to attend INMO Annual Delegate Conference 2019-05-08 [irishexaminer.com]

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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]

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