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Medical scientists halt strike action as Labour Court intervenes [Irish Times] 2022-05-25

Public sector pay talks: Uphill battle could lie ahead [RTÉ] 2022-05-21

Medical scientist strike action leads to cancellation of hospital services [RTÉ] 2022-05-18

Public and private sector unions to intensify demands for pay increases [irishtimes.com] 2022-05-15

Rise in assaults on nurses 'no surprise' - INMO president [RTÉ] 2022-05-05

SIPTU says unfair dismissal case win highlights the right of workers to privacy [SIPTU] 2022-05-04

National Gallery staff told to ‘think hard’ about reaction to Aramark contract [Irish Times] 2022-04-28

Minister favours shorter term public sector pay deal [RTÉ] 2022-04-22

Defence Forces officers vote to affiliate with trade union body [Irish Times] 2022-04-20

Teachers’ union to demand inflation-matching pay increases [Irish Times] 2022-04-18

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Today's labour news


PayPal set to cut more than 300 jobs at Dublin and Dundalk offices 2022-05-25 [Irish News]

Settlement allows soldiers join trade union body ahead of pay talks 2022-05-25 [Irish Times]

Remote working brings record number of women into labour force 2022-05-25 [Irish Times]

Medical scientists halt strike action as Labour Court intervenes 2022-05-25 [Irish Times]

Inflation and higher taxes hit real wages - OECD 2022-05-25 [Irish Times]

Fórsa calls for menstrual health policy in all workplaces 2022-05-21 [Fórsa]

EU Commission serves infringement notice on government over failure to apply EWC Directive 2022-05-21 [SIPTU]

Northern Ireland Ulster University: Staff involved in boycott face losing pay 2022-05-21 [BBC]

Public sector pay talks: Uphill battle could lie ahead 2022-05-21 [RTÉ]

Construction worker secures €6000 in compensation for SEO breaches 2022-05-19 [SIPTU]

Northern Ireland Translink staff to vote on new pay offer next week 2022-05-19 [Irish News]

Government failing to lead on remote working 2022-05-19 [Fórsa]

Medical scientist strike action leads to cancellation of hospital services 2022-05-18 [RTÉ]

Unions accuse RTÉ of breaching policy on new appointment 2022-05-15 [Irish Times]

Public and private sector unions to intensify demands for pay increases 2022-05-15 [irishtimes.com]

Workers must get pay increases that match inflation, says Labour party leader 2022-05-15 [irishtimes.com]

Fermanagh bus drivers getting set to strike 2022-05-15 [The Herald]

Severe disruption to emergency departments expected as strike due next week 2022-05-13 [Irish Times]

Planned shelter for Ukrainian refugees taken over by ‘Revolutionary Workers Union’, court hears 2022-05-13 [Irish Times]

Union predicts 'complete shutdown' of bus services as drivers vote to strike 2022-05-10 [The Irish News]

Speech by INMO president, Karen McGowanin response to Minister Stephen Donnelley 2022-05-10 [Irish Nurses and Midwives Organization]

Northern Ireland Unite strike: industrial action over pay suspended 2022-05-07 [BBC]

Medical scientists announce strike action 2022-05-05 [RTÉ]

Rise in assaults on nurses 'no surprise' - INMO president 2022-05-05 [RTÉ]

Northern Ireland Politicians face being locked out of Stormont as key staff threaten strike 2022-05-05 [Irish Times]

Cinema manager sacked after sleeping at desk, gets €1,600 at WRC 2022-05-05 [Irish Times]

Northern Ireland Unite strike: Industrial action over pay dispute to continue 2022-05-05 [BBC]

Northern Ireland NI Screen: Workers furious over pay warning, union says 2022-05-05 [BBC]

New higher education funding plan a 'positive first step' 2022-05-05 [Irish Congress of Trade Unions]

Over half of workers believe a four-day working week is coming very soon 2022-05-04 [Joe.ie]

Community sector workers threaten strike action 2022-05-04 [RTÉ]

An Post’s future is ‘gravely uncertain’ without major government investment 2022-05-04 [Irish Independent]

INMO chief calls for greater safety focus in health service amid ‘career-ending assaults’ on staff 2022-05-04 [Irish Times]

SIPTU says unfair dismissal case win highlights the right of workers to privacy 2022-05-04 [SIPTU]

SIPTU recommending 6% pay rise for 212 Luas drivers 2022-04-29 [RTÉ]

Sinn Féin leader’s legal action against RTÉ ‘worrying’, says journalists’ union 2022-04-28 [Irish Times]

National Gallery staff told to ‘think hard’ about reaction to Aramark contract 2022-04-28 [Irish Times]

Workplace death of Castlebar man left ‘hole’ in family’s heart 2022-04-28 [Irish Times]

Northern Ireland Teaching union NASUWT to take industrial action from 9 May 2022-04-28 [BBC]

Worker's Memorial Day-Thursday 28th April 2022-04-26 [Irish Congress of Trade Unions]

Sky-rocketing executive pay revelations put worker's campaign to counteract inflation into perspective 2022-04-26 [Irish Congress of Trade Unions]

Northern Ireland Bin collections, street cleaning and Housing Executive maintenance to be affected in two-week union strike 2022-04-25 [Belfast Telegraph]

Northern Ireland Unite strike: Councils and schools face disruption over pay dispute 2022-04-25 [BBC]

Northern Ireland Whistleblower vet awarded £1.25m settlement and apology from DAERA 2022-04-25 [BBC]

Northern Ireland Unite meets with Irish Tanaiste’s officials to discuss hospitality service charges 2022-04-25 [Unite the union]

Dundalk union donates €10k to Ireland for Ukraine fundraiser 2022-04-24 [Dundalk Democrat]

Minister favours shorter term public sector pay deal 2022-04-22 [RTÉ]

Northern Ireland Translink: bus drivers' strike action over pay deferred 2022-04-22 [BBC]

Q&A: What changes will new work-life balance legislation make? 2022-04-22 [Irish Times]

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This month in labour history


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]

16-05-1920 Workers at Knocklong creamery in County Limerick declared a Soviet and established workers’ control of production. They hoisted a red flag and a tricolour and for 5 days ran it with the slogan “We make butter not profits”. [more]