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Dublin Circuit Court Judge delays sentencing due to prison service action [Irish Times] 2021-04-21

Government asks Low Pay Commission to design ‘living wage’ [Irish Times] 2021-04-15

Covid-19 cases in healthcare staff fell dramatically after vaccines – Government [Irish Times] 2021-04-14

New pay, pensions deal for school workers by next academic year – Fórsa [Irish Times] 2021-04-10

Translink colleagues rally in support of bus driver caught up in attack during rioting [Irish News] 2021-04-08

Northern Ireland Show of solidarity for Belfast bus driver caught up in attack [ITV] 2021-04-08

Teacher unions vote for motion backing industrial action [RTÉ] 2021-04-07

Supreme Court rules WRC powers are not unconstitutional [RTÉ] 2021-04-06

Teacher unions seek clarity over vaccine decision [RTÉ] 2021-03-31

Extension of parental leave discriminates against single parents, Dáil hears [Irish Examiner] 2021-03-26

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Today's labour news


Dublin Circuit Court Judge delays sentencing due to prison service action 2021-04-21 [Irish Times]

Northern Ireland Unemployment rate increases to 3.7% with yearly redundancies highest since 2001 2021-04-21 [Belfast Telegraph]

Community Employment pension proposal received 2021-04-21 [Fórsa]

SIPTU blows the whistle on FAI attempts to silence union representative 2021-04-21 [SIPTU]

Randox: Healthcare group apologises to staff for 'speak English' memo 2021-04-21 [BBC]

Warning of ‘wasted year’ if Defence Forces commission does not consider pay 2021-04-21 [Irish Times]

New secretary general of Department of Health waives €81,000 pay rise for now 2021-04-21 [Irish Times]

Closure of meat plants in pandemic could have ‘resulted in food shortages’, PAC told 2021-04-21 [Irish Times]

Northern Ireland NUJ renews calls for justice two years on from Lyra McKee’s killing 2021-04-18 [Union News]

Government in bid to resolve pensions dispute in community employment sector 2021-04-18 [The Irish Times]

Withdrawal of goodwill by prison officers over vaccine 2021-04-16 [RTÉ]

Northern Ireland More than 100 workers down tools at flagship university campus build For more info 2021-04-16 [Irish News]

HSCP panel case in Labour Court 2021-04-16 [Fórsa]

SIPTU seek firm commitment from Minister to stop the sale of community job activation services 2021-04-16 [SIPTU]

Health service management to pursue greater staff flexibility 2021-04-16 [Irish Times]

New public health deal will deliver more than 80 consultant jobs 2021-04-16 [Irish Times]

KBC looks at exit plan with Bank of Ireland deal 2021-04-16 [RTÉ]

Government asks Low Pay Commission to design ‘living wage’ 2021-04-15 [Irish Times]

Report suggests penalties for bogus self-employment 2021-04-14 [RTÉ]

Ireland gave all employees a right to disconnect. Now UK workers want one, too 2021-04-14 [TechRepublic]

80% of Traveller community unemployed - report 2021-04-14 [RTÉ]

Burning Question: what does a peat-free future hold for the Midlands? 2021-04-14 [Irish Times]

Meat plants continue to need workers from abroad as Irish supply 'not currently available' 2021-04-14 [The Journal]

Let’s talk about remote working 2021-04-14 [Fórsa]

Face coverings needed in social protection 2021-04-14 [Fórsa]

Covid-19 cases in healthcare staff fell dramatically after vaccines – Government 2021-04-14 [Irish Times]

Investigations to be launched into death of man (71) in workplace-related incident 2021-04-14 [Irish Times]

131 jobs at risk at Paypal in Dublin and Dundalk 2021-04-14 [RTÉ]

New pay, pensions deal for school workers by next academic year – Fórsa 2021-04-10 [Irish Times]

Teaching unions demand urgent meeting with government on Covid vaccinations 2021-04-10 [Connaught Telegraph]

Talks held over €3m retraining fund for former Debenhams staff 2021-04-10 [RTÉ]

Fórsa seeks higher minimum qualifications for SNAs 2021-04-10 [Fórsa]

Former Debenhams workers protest a year on from closure 2021-04-10 [Irish Times]

INMO slams 'disastrous' decision to close Mallow hospital unit 2021-04-08 [INMO]

Trade union leaders praise bravery of police amid loyalist rioting 2021-04-08 [Belfast News Letter]

Infrastructure Minister meets with Translink after Belfast bus drivers stage protest over petrol-bombing of Metro in Shankill disorder 2021-04-08 [Belfast Telegraph]

Translink colleagues rally in support of bus driver caught up in attack during rioting 2021-04-08 [Irish News]

Just 11.4% of minimum wage workers at risk of poverty 2021-04-08 [Irish Times]

Secondary teachers’ to consider strike action unless there is end to pay inequality 2021-04-08 [Irish Times]

Northern Ireland Show of solidarity for Belfast bus driver caught up in attack 2021-04-08 [ITV]

Northern Ireland Don’t add insult to injury to Belfast redundancies, Fujitsu urged 2021-04-07 [CWU]

RTÉ staff overwhelmingly reject proposals over salary, job cuts 2021-04-07 [RTÉ]

Employees' 'right to disconnect' enshrined in code of practice 2021-04-07 [Computer Weekly]

St. John of God's services under jeopardy amid €32.5 million deficit 2021-04-07 [LMFM]

Ex-Rehab workers blast company for 'cheating' them out of redundancy pay 2021-04-07 [Irish Mirror]

FAI’s battle with union kicks off 2021-04-07 [The Times]

SIPTU representatives demand vaccine parity and rapid testing for Early Years educators 2021-04-07 [SIPTU]

Northern Ireland Around 2,000 Peacocks jobs saved in rescue deal 2021-04-07 [Irish News]

Teacher unions vote for motion backing industrial action 2021-04-07 [RTÉ]

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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]