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'Urgent' action needed to stop industrial action in schools 2020-09-21 [irishexaminer.com]

Teachers' unions issue warning amid Covid concerns 2020-09-21 [Irish Independent]

100,000 jobs could be lost in hospitality sector by year's end, research suggests 2020-09-21 [irishexaminer.com]

ICTU calls for mandatory sick pay for all workers 2020-09-21 [irishexaminer.com]

ASTI members to ballot for industrial action over school reopening issues 2020-09-20 [RTÉ]

More than 50 meat employers face sick pay claims in safety protocol row 2020-09-19 [Irish Independent]

Dublin workers face tighter restrictions 2020-09-19 [Fórsa]

SIPTU and meat processors agree safety protocol for workers in the industry 2020-09-19 [SIPTU]

Sisters of Charity workers continue campaign for a fair redundancy package 2020-09-19 [SIPTU]

Mechanical construction employers agree 2.7% pay rise after strike threat 2020-09-19 [Irish Times]

Fórsa says shorter working hours should be part of new pay talks 2020-09-19 [Irish Times]

Bar workers dismayed by the decision to keep ‘wet pubs’ closed in Dublin 2020-09-19 [Irish Times]

Aer Lingus to restore some pay cuts impose due to Covid-19 2020-09-19 [RTÉ]

Ulster Bank CEO says 'all options' for Irish operations being considered 2020-09-18 [RTÉ]

Hospital worker failed to self isolate after trip to red-list country 2020-09-18 [Galway City Tribune]

'We're not going away' - Vita Cortex workers join Debenhams staff at Cork rally 2020-09-18 [Irish Examiner]

Waterford meat plant staff ‘bused to work with standing room only’ – TD 2020-09-18 [AgriLand]

New Covid testing staff to free up HSCPs 2020-09-18 [Fórsa]

€350 PUP 'must be restored' to show 'we are all in this together', says Labour 2020-09-18 [Irish Examiner]

Government accused of failing to legislate to protect workers during Debenhams debate 2020-09-17 [RTÉ]

Ex-Aramark staff mount unofficial picket after receiving week’s notice of job loss 2020-09-17 [Irish Times]

Almost half of employers believe four-day week is ‘feasible’ in their workplace 2020-09-17 [irishexaminer.com]

127 staff laid-off temporarily at Shelbourne Hotel 2020-09-17 [RTÉ]

Serial Covid-19 testing resumes at meat plants after pause 2020-09-16 [Newstalk]

Congress construction unions vote to protect pay rates in the sector 2020-09-16 [SIPTU]

Judge asks gardaí to visit Cork meat plant over spate of motoring offences 2020-09-16 [irishexaminer.com]

Calls for ‘recognition, respect and support’ of taxi sector 2020-09-16 [Irish Times]

Pay rises unlikely for public servants in 2021, garda reps told 2020-09-14 [RTÉ]

No ‘legitimate reason’ for Aer Lingus not to sign off on income supports paperwork, trade union says 2020-09-13 [Irish Sun]

Thousands of workers across building sector back strikes if employers cut pay, conditions 2020-09-15 [Irish Times]

Connect trade union votes for strike action if conditions breached 2020-09-15 [RTÉ]

Nationwide taxi drivers' strike under way 2020-09-15 [RTÉ]

Restriction on redundancy rights extended again 2020-09-15 [RTÉ]

Debenhams occupation ends as former staff leave Cork shop voluntarily 2020-09-11 [RTÉ]

SIPTU and Meat Industry Ireland meeting to discuss pay 2020-09-11 [Midlands 103]

SIPTU calls for large scale investment programme in new Progressive Fiscal Framework 2020-09-11 [SIPTU]

SIPTU calls for urgent restoration of mass Covid-19 testing in meat industry 2020-09-11 [SIPTU]

Union says twenty Direct Provision residents working at meat plant told contracts won't be renewed due to high risk 2020-09-10 [The Journal]

Minister snubs bid by construction sector to defer 2.7% pay rise for workers 2020-09-10 [Irish Times]

Health staff protest for fair redundancies 2020-09-10 [Fórsa]

Less than 50% of schools providing basic PPE 2020-09-10 [Fórsa]

Food producers plan to retain and grow staff despite Covid-19 2020-09-10 [Irish Independent]

SIPTU researcher: new foundation needed for our public finances 2020-09-10 [Irish Independent]

Meat processors come under increasing pressure to look after their workers 2020-09-10 [Irish Examiner]

Occupation of Debenhams premises on Cork's Patrick St to end 2020-09-10 [RTÉ]

Covid-19 testing at meat processing plants postponed 2020-09-09 [RTÉ]

Unions to discuss new pay deal for 340,000 State employees with Government 2020-09-08 [Irish Times]

Greater protections for meat workers to be agreed by SIPTU and MII 2020-09-08 [Midlands 103]

NUIG teaching staff ‘will not cooperate with unsafe work practices’ 2020-09-08 [Connacht Tribune]

SIPTU calls for reform of 'wild west' waste collection system 2020-09-08 [Irish Examiner]

This month in labour history

This month in labour history

3-09-1913 Thousands attend the funeral of James Nolan, murdered by police, while hundreds of Dublin employers agree not to employ union members. [more]

7-09-1913 James Connolly begins a hunger-strike in protest at his imprisonment during the Dublin Lockout, he was released as a result. [more]

12-09-1913 Birth of Eugene Downing, Irish Communist who fought with the International Brigades in Spain. [more]

13-09-1913 James Connolly is released from prison after a four-day hunger strike during the Dublin Lockout. [more]

18-09-1903 James Connolly emigrates to America, where he will become an organiser for the Industrial Workers of the World before returning to Ireland in 1910. [more]

27-09-1913 The SS Hare sails into Dublin with food supplies for the locked-out workers. It flies the colours of the National Transport Workers Federation. [more]