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Up to 20,000 people march in Dublin to protest over worsening housing crisis [The Irish Independent] 2022-11-27

Water service workers threaten industrial action [RTÉ] 2022-11-18

Fórsa calls on all employers to support victims of domestic abuse [Fórsa] 2022-11-10

Meta set to begin laying off employees [RTÉ] 2022-11-09

Liffey Valley retail workers protest new pay parking charges they say will mean effective pay cut [Irish Times] 2022-10-23

Safety fears over delay in hiring new recruits for Dublin Fire Brigade [Irish Independent] 2022-10-19

Steps must be taken to address care workers shortage, says advisory group [Irish Times] 2022-10-15

Non-union employers may be compelled to negotiate with unions [RTÉ] 2022-10-04

Teachers’ unions vote overwhelmingly to accept public sector pay deal [Irish Times] 2022-10-01

Irish rights inaction leaves migrant fisher in limbo after horror trawler accident [ITF] 2022-09-24

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Today's labour news


Four-day-week trial ‘very positive’, says recruitment firm founder 2022-12-01 [Irish Times]

Work visas for 1,000 more homecare workers confirmed to tackle recruitment crisis in sector 2022-12-01 [Irish Times]

Ireland Northern Ireland Protest over proposed BBC Radio Foyle cuts 2022-12-01 [BBC]

Iarnród Éireann manager paid €121,000 'for doing nothing', WRC hears 2022-12-01 [RTÉ]

Teacher shortage 'now across all subjects', principals warn 2022-12-01 [RTÉ]

Up to 20,000 people march in Dublin to protest over worsening housing crisis 2022-11-27 [The Irish Independent]

Ireland Northern Ireland Ulster University and Queen's staff begin three-day strike 2022-11-24 [BBC]

ICTU welcomes supreme court CETA ruling 2022-11-19 [Irish Congress of Trade Unions]

Ireland Northern Ireland Strike ballots from two more health unions to close 2022-11-18 [Belfast News Letter]

SIPTU calls on Rehab Group to respect Labour Court and pay redundancy to Limerick workers 2022-11-18 [SIPTU]

Equestrian body spent more than €650,000 on severance payments and settlements 2022-11-18 [Irish Times]

Ireland Northern Ireland Workplace automation: A threat or an opportunity? 2022-11-18 [BBC]

Twitter temporarily closes offices amid staff exits 2022-11-18 [RTÉ]

Water service workers threaten industrial action 2022-11-18 [RTÉ]

Fórsa calls on all employers to support victims of domestic abuse 2022-11-10 [Fórsa]

USA Twitter's treatment of workers 'has been appalling' - ICTU 2022-11-09 [Newstalk]

Ireland Northern Ireland Health workers vote to strike in dispute over pay and staffing levels 2022-11-09 [PA]

Nurses working in ‘horrendous' conditions as 100,000 patients left on trolleys 2022-11-09 [Irish News]

Restrictions placed on women in workplace in earlier era would be considered unbelieveable today, says Minister 2022-11-09 [Irish Times]

Meta set to begin laying off employees 2022-11-09 [RTÉ]

Number of redundancies at Twitter unknown - Minister 2022-11-09 [RTÉ]

Ireland Northern Ireland March of the Mummies: thousands take to the streets for childcare reform 2022-10-30 [The Telegraph]

Ireland Northern Ireland Obituary: May Blood, fearless campaigner for civil rights, whose death brought tributes from across the divide 2022-10-30 [The Irish Independent]

Alcoholic Supervalu manager who was sacked after he drank himself ‘unconscious’ on premises awarded €40,000 2022-10-29 [Irish Independent]

Unions push for date on referendum to ensure Irish Water is not privatised 2022-10-28 [Business Post]

Wexford firefighters balloting for strike action as SIPTU says they are being ‘treated like slaves’ 2022-10-28 [Wexford People]

SIPTU says Clare fire service forced to consider strike action in a bid to solve issues 2022-10-26 [Clare FM]

Ireland Northern Ireland New ICTU General Secretary Owen Reidy has strong Derry and Inishowen connections 2022-10-26 [Derry Journal]

Court throws out data protection breach claims by members against SIPTU 2022-10-26 [Irish Times]

Fórsa outlines role of SNAs in mental health 2022-10-26 [Fórsa]

SIPTU member wins €18,000 for discriminatory dismissal due to temporary disability 2022-10-26 [SIPTU]

Public sector funding faces 5% cut by 2025 2022-10-26 [SIPTU]

Covid tax-free bonus of €1,000 should be given to private hospital staff, group says 2022-10-26 [Irish Times]

Is a teacher shortage due to housing costs and part-time hours? 2022-10-26 [Irish Times]

Ireland Northern Ireland Public sector pay 'flat for a decade' in real terms, Nisra figure suggests 2022-10-26 [BBC]

Journalism and the class gap 2022-10-26 [Irish Congress of Trade Unions]

Nurse sound alarm on unsafe conditions in Mercy hospital 2022-10-26 [Irish Nurses and Midwives Organization]

Sectoral Employment Order for electrical workers quashed by High Court 2022-10-25 [BreakingNews.ie]

SIPTU members meet Minister for Health to demand Covid-19 payment for contract workers 2022-10-24 [Galway Bay FM]

Four fatalities recorded so far this year related to working at height on construction sites 2022-10-24 [Irish Times]

Ireland Northern Ireland BT workers call for company response as strikes continue 2022-10-24 [BBC]

Liffey Valley retail workers protest new pay parking charges they say will mean effective pay cut 2022-10-23 [Irish Times]

New general-secretary of ICTU, Owen Reidy 2022-10-23 [Irish Congress of Trade Unions]

SIPTU members meet Minister for Health to demand Covid-19 payment for contract workers 2022-10-23 [The Tribune]

SIPTU threatens strike action at two Galway health facilities 2022-10-20 [RTÉ]

Opening statement to the joint Oireachtas committee on children, equality, disability, integration and youth 2022-10-20 [Irish Congress of Trade Unions]

Safety fears over delay in hiring new recruits for Dublin Fire Brigade 2022-10-19 [Irish Independent]

Ireland Northern Ireland Schools: Ministerial visits halted by industrial action 2022-10-19 [BBC]

Financial Services Union urges employers to introduce workplace menopause policies 2022-10-19 [Irish Times]

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This month in labour history


2-12-1913 The first group of ITGWU dockers returns to work from their strike in support of the Dublin lockout. [more]

8-12-1908 James Larkin suspended from Dock Union organisers role by union leadership trying to curb his militancy. [more]

22-12-1913 Over £9000 worth of food arrives in Dublin from the TUC, for families of locked-out workers to survive Christmas. [more]

28-12-1908 Delegates, lead by James Larkin, meet to discuss formation of Irish Transport & General Workers Union. [more]