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SIPTU hopeful after meeting with Minister for Sport to discuss future of FAI 2020-01-15 [SIPTU]

Labour Court expected to rule on Paddy Power workers’ claim 2020-01-17 [Irish Times]

SIPTU members demanding real action on pension age increases from North West election candidates 2020-01-17 [SIPTU]

TUI to stage strike action on 4 February 2020-01-17 [RTÉ]

SIPTU demands access to building sites following sharp rise in construction worker deaths 2020-01-15 [SIPTU]

Navy manpower crisis may leave two ships docked 2020-01-15 [Irish Examiner]

Hospital staff to be investigated over alleged ‘derogatory’ online posts 2020-01-15 [Irish Times]

Minister to meet union representatives of FAI staff 2020-01-15 [RTÉ]

School secretaries will return to WRC if Minister’s offer of flexibility is genuine 2020-01-11 [Fórsa]

National protest to highlight childcare crisis to be held on 5th February 2020-01-11 [SIPTU]

Rail staff seek help due to 1,000+ incidents 2020-01-11 [irishexaminer.com]

Health service hiring equivalent of two extra managers a week 2020-01-11 [Irish Times]

School secretaries plan four rallies 2020-01-09 [Fórsa]

Record number leaving Defence Forces 2020-01-09 [Irish Examiner]

€100,000 award for ex-RTÉ employee forced to retire at 65 2020-01-09 [RTÉ]

Talks to take place between Minister, consultants over contract proposals 2020-01-09 [RTÉ]

‘Pig-sharing’ agreement at Rosderra before the Labour Court 2020-01-06 [Farming Independent]

Parents face crèche chaos as union considers rally during working hours 2020-01-08 [Irish Independent]

SIPTU says overcrowding crisis is leading to ambulance service chaos 2020-01-05 [SIPTU]

Minister considering employee 'right to disconnect' law 2020-01-06 [Irish Examiner]

Surplus in State training fund set to climb to €1bn in 2020 2020-01-06 [irishtimes.com]

Transitioning to 4-day working week in public service could cost at least €3.9 billion, Minister says 2020-01-05 [The Journal]

Emergency meeting this afternoon on Cork hospitals 2020-01-05 [BreakingNews.ie]

School secretaries plan one-day nationwide strike 2020-01-05 [Irish Times]

‘Hot desking’ sparks Central Bank capacity issues, unions say 2020-01-04 [Irish Times]

According to the unions, 'hot desking' triggers central bank capacity problems 2020-01-04 [Media Times]

Update on post-strike settlements 2019-12-23 [INMO]

Game workers in Ireland are concerned about low pay, unpaid overtime and uncertain work 2020-01-05 [The Journal]

SIPTU preparing to mobilise to win respect for ambulance professionals 2020-01-02 [SIPTU]

Support worker unfairly dismissed after allegedly saying ‘blondes are better’ 2020-01-02 [Irish Times]

Home helps to ballot for strike action in dispute over pay restoration 2019-12-31 [Irish Times]

POBAL report reveals 56% of childcare professionals earn less than Living Wage 2019-12-17 [SIPTU]

30 senior garda posts targeted in early retirement plan 2019-12-17 [RTÉ]

Fear and loathing at Virgin Media Ireland as strike action looms 2019-12-16 [Irish Times]

SIPTU members in Rentokil Initial to conduct work stoppage on 20th December 2019-12-16 [SIPTU]

Unions call for pay-gap disclosures 2019-12-16 [Irish Examiner]

Levels of pay received by CEOs criticised 2019-12-16 [RTÉ]

Limerick call centre staff could go to the gate in row over bargaining 2019-12-12 [Limerick Leader]

RTÉ freelancers unable to work in Dublin due to 'very low grade' contracts, report claims 2019-12-12 [Irish Examiner]

Ex-Lidl worker who claims he hurt his back while lifting 20kg bag of onions settles case 2019-12-11 [Irish Examiner]

School secretaries escalate action 2019-12-10 [Fórsa]

SIPTU says FAI staff were misled in relation to the organisation’s financial situation 2019-12-10 [SIPTU]

SIPTU and Unite members in Virgin Media Ireland vote for industrial action 2019-12-10 [SIPTU]

Travellers forced to hide identity to get jobs, committee hears 2019-12-10 [Irish Times]

FAI employees remain in dark on potential redundancies 2019-12-10 [Irish Times]

Rondo Food to close Arklow plant, 150 jobs to go 2019-12-10 [RTÉ]

'Severe' job losses feared for FAI staff with 'hard nut' executive set to reveal extent of financial woes 2019-12-05 [The Journal]

Louth senator calls on National Pen to respect Labour Court 2019-12-05 [Dundalk Democrat]

Santa arrives with presents and reassurances at party for homeless children 2019-12-05 [Irish Times]

Inquest highlights the urgent need for emergency ambulance hand-over protocol 2019-12-05 [SIPTU]

This month in labour history

4-01-1913 The funeral of 16 year old Alicia Brady, killed by a scab's bullet during the Dublin Lockout, takes place. Mourners include Jim Larkin & James Connolly. [more]

18-01-1913 Jim Larkin addresses a crowd of Dublin workers in Croydon Park, telling them to go back to work on the best available terms. [more]

24-01-1919 Staff barricaded themselves inside the Monaghan Lunatic Asylum and declared a Soviet. They also made demands on pay and working hours, including equal pay for women. They won their demands in February. [more]

31-01-1913 Building labourers return to work after the Dublin lock-out, signing a pledge to remain outside the ITGWU. [more]