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President speaks of shame and hurt over Defence Forces review 2023-03-31 [RTÉ]

Row over garda rosters has reached ‘serious impasse’ 11,500 gardaí warned 2023-03-31 [independent.ie]

ICTU welcomes passage of Work Life Balance Bill 2023-03-30 [RTÉ]

Taoiseach: 'All of us aware' of Defence Forces harassment 2023-03-30 [RTÉ]

SIPTU member wins €12,000 for being made redundant after maternity leave 2023-03-30 [SIPTU]

Majority of employers not investing in workplace mental health - study 2023-03-30 [RTÉ]

FSU: Surveillance of staff 'demoralising and stressful' 2023-03-30 [RTÉ]

PhD researchers call for recognition as 'workers' 2023-03-24 [RTÉ]

Dividends paid by Cartamundi’s Irish operation to be raised by union in talks 2023-03-24 [Irish Times]

Barriers remain for international protection applicants seeking work - ESRI 2023-03-24 [RTÉ]

SIPTU to hold meeting with Cartamundi management over ‘shocking’ closure plan 2023-03-23 [SIPTU]

WRC upholds Donegal lifeguard supervisor's sacking challenge 2023-03-23 [RTÉ]

Dog-friendly workplaces could bring major benefits, study shows 2023-03-23 [RTÉ]

Ireland found in breach of labour rights in European Social Charter 2023-03-22 [Irish Times]

AGSI takes High Court proceedings over Garda roster plans 2023-03-21 [RTÉ]

Level of abuse against retail workers 'out of control' 2023-03-22 [RTÉ]

Rosderra Irish Meats Group ordered to pay €30,000 compensation to worker retired at age 65 2023-03-22 [RTÉ]

Bartender awarded €10,000 after receiving voice note by mistake 2023-03-20 [RTÉ]

Cargotec workers in Dundalk strike for second day 2023-03-16 [RTÉ]

Speed van operators lose WRC claims over shift breaks 2023-03-16 [RTÉ]

Staff at Co Monaghan hotel vote to refer outstanding issues with employer to WRC 2023-03-03 [The Journal]

RTÉ Investigates broadcast: statutory registration for psychologists 2023-03-09 [Fórsa]

Industrial action involving engineering company’s employees to proceed 2023-03-09 [Irish Times]

Over 11,000 health workers yet to receive Covid bonus 2023-03-09 [RTÉ]

International Women's Day-need for equality 2023-03-09 [Irish Congress of Trade Unions]

AGSI to hold 'day of action' in roster dispute 2023-03-08 [RTÉ]

Three-quarters of women have no established plan to advance their career, survey finds 2023-03-08 [Irish Times]

Tech company cleared of anti-Irish bias in options row 2023-03-08 [RTÉ]

Certain RTE workers given €1,000 voucher to help with cost of living 2023-03-05 [The Irish Mirror]

More than a third of employees feel invisible or under-appreciated at work 2023-03-03 [RTÉ]

Mechanical workers to strike as part of pay dispute 2023-03-02 [RTÉ]

Defence Forces discriminated against atheist who applied to be chaplain, WRC finds 2023-03-02 [Irish Times]

Wage growth to cool following 'unsustainable' increases 2023-03-02 [RTÉ]

Average weekly earnings rose 4.2% last year 2023-02-28 [Irish Times]

Analysis of 500 firms finds gender pay gap of 12.6% 2023-02-28 [RTÉ]

Tens of thousands attend anti-racism march in Dublin 2023-02-26 [Youtube]

Insufficient hours drive low pay for retail workers 2023-02-25 [UNI]

Christy Moore to join and sing at march in solidarity with refugees this weekend 2023-02-18 [The Irish Mirror]

Private bus operator Go-Ahead to attend Labour Court in pay dispute 2023-02-13 [SIPTU]

One-day strikes planned by Go-Ahead bus drivers deferred 2023-02-13 [Irish Times]

Fine Gael councillor loses unfair dismissal case at WRC 2023-02-13 [RTÉ]

‘Crew have fewer rights than fish’: Ireland’s failure to ratify C188 lets Spanish trawler off the hook as ITF exposes labour abuses 2023-02-12 [ITF]

INMO says 10 assaults reported each day on nurses and midwives day 2023-02-09 [RTE]

Nurse tells of being spat at, verbal abuse and threats 2023-02-08 [RTÉ]

Bus company falsely claimed driver used racial slur, ordered to pay nearly €9,000 2023-02-08 [RTÉ]

Prawns 'don't like dark', says trawler owner who denies working time claims 2023-02-08 [RTÉ]

ICTU condemns far-right protests at people sekking refuge here 2023-02-08 [Irish Congress of Trade Unions]

Ending career breaks will fuel teacher retention crisis: TUI 2023-02-07 [Newstalk]

SIPTU to raise disparity in support for assaulted health workers at Oireachtas Committee 2023-02-07 [SIPTU]

Publisher of parenting forum EveryMum discriminated against sales exec over pregnancy 2023-02-07 [RTÉ]

This month in labour history

This month in labour history

10-04-1919 Union militant and IRA volunteer Robert Byrne was buried in Limerick. His funeral became a grand show of defiance with over 10,000 people joining the cortege. Later a general strike and soviet was declared [more]

12-04-1920 Unions launched a general strike in support of pro-independence prisoners who were on hunger strike in Mountjoy prison, Dublin. After two days, the British government caved and released all the prisoners. [more]

14-04-1919 In Limerick, Ireland, a general strike was declared in protest against the declaration by the British military of a ‘Special Militarised Zone’ in the area. The general strike saw the creation of the short-lived Limerick Soviet. [more]

17-04-1920 Dockers in Dublin refused to load foodstuffs destined for England. The action helped relieve severe food shortages in Dublin, which had been dire since 1917, while huge quantities of food were shipped to Britain. [more]

23-04-1918 A massive general strike was held in Ireland in protest at the threat of conscription to the UK army, shutting down the country. Conscription was introduced but not one person was actually conscripted. [more]

26-04-1998 A monument to Jim Connell, writer of 'The Red Flag', is unveiled in the village of Crossakiel. [more]

27-04-1894 The founding conference of the Irish Trade Union Congress gets underway at the Trades Hall in Dublin. [more]