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Voucher, payment or extra leave demanded as talks on health staff Covid claim resume [Irish Independent] 2021-08-05

Dublin port workers set to strike after second death in three years [The Times] 2021-07-14

Aer Lingus refuses talks on Shannon [Fórsa] 2021-07-09

Pandemic compensation claim by health staff to be heard [Irish Times] 2021-07-06

Unions warn public service deal unlikely unless unpaid hours reversed [Irish Times] 2021-06-23

Union claims women worst hit by extra work hours in public service [The Independent] 2021-06-22

Sectoral Employment Orders: Unite welcomes Supreme Court decision upholding constitutionality of SEOs [Unite] 2021-06-18

Businesses ‘caught in the middle’ of staff with opposing views on Covid-19 vaccines [Irish Times] 2021-06-16

Heated Seanad exchanges follow collapse of Stobart Air [Irish Times] 2021-06-15

New legislation will expand sick pay and sick leave rights to workers [Irish Times] 2021-06-09

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Today's labour news


Industrial relations 'concerns' as Government plans Irish Aviation Authority break up 2021-08-05 [The Journal]

Voucher, payment or extra leave demanded as talks on health staff Covid claim resume 2021-08-05 [Irish Independent]

SIPTU members in South Dublin County Council Housing Department stage one-day strike over staff levels 2021-08-05 [SIPTU]

Northern Ireland Linden Foods: Man dies after incident at Granville site 2021-08-05 [BBC]

Garda secures injunction preventing commissioner from ending his career 2021-08-05 [Irish Times]

People Before Profit proposes Bill to guarantee air quality in workplaces 2021-08-05 [Irish Times]

SIPTU members at St Brigid’s Ballinasloe to ballot for strike action this week 2021-07-29 [Galway Bay]

Irish government must answer lawmakers over ‘catastrophic’ mishandling of migrant fisher case 2021-07-21 [ITF]

Mullingar nurses protest over understaffing and 'compromised care' 2021-07-19 [Irish Nurses and Midwives Organization]

Dublin port workers set to strike after second death in three years 2021-07-14 [The Times]

SIPTU calls for ‘blended working’ options for all public sector workers 2021-07-14 [Irish Times]

Civil servants could work from home up to March 2022 2021-07-14 [Irish Times]

Senator rails against ‘vexatious claims’ to WRC 2021-07-12 [Irish Times]

SIPTU members to take industrial action in Doyle Shipping Group at Dublin Port 2021-07-09 [SIPTU]

Senior Garda officers stage protest over failure to get increase in allowance 2021-07-09 [Irish Times]

Northern Ireland Covid-19: Kilkeel seafood factory closes due to outbreak 2021-07-09 [BBC]

Northern Ireland Unite union General Secretary contender says Stormont must ‘side with working people’ 2021-07-09 [BelfastLive]

Healthcare workers 'deeply offended' by lack of employer recognition for COVID work 2021-07-09 [Limerick Post]

Current childcare system 'simply not working' - SIPTU 2021-07-09 [RTÉ]

Aer Lingus refuses talks on Shannon 2021-07-09 [Fórsa]

SIPTU members protest over plans to privatise local employment services 2021-07-09 [SIPTU]

Employers to report pay differences between men and women under new Bill 2021-07-09 [Irish Times]

One fifth of public service recruits must be proficient in Irish by 2030, in changes to Bill 2021-07-09 [Irish Times]

Decision due soon on large lectures at third-level in September 2021-07-09 [Irish Times]

Dublin City Councillors unanimously back four-day working week proposal 2021-07-06 [Newstalk]

Construction group warns PUP an issue in return to work 2021-07-06 [RTÉ]

Pandemic compensation claim by health staff to be heard 2021-07-06 [Irish Times]

Grade boost for home help 2021-07-06 [Fórsa]

SNA supplementary panel provisions improved 2021-07-06 [Fórsa]

Remote work: Public sector falling behind 2021-07-06 [Fórsa]

Covid-19 has significantly set back women’s economic prospects, report finds 2021-07-06 [Irish Times]

Tusla service in Kerry was in ‘crisis’ with staff under ‘extreme pressure’ 2021-07-06 [Irish Times]

Workplace deaths rose 13% last year, says HSA 2021-07-06 [RTÉ]

TD assistants’ pay row escalates 2021-07-03 [The Times]

Camphill family group feel 'let down' by closure notice 2021-07-03 [Gorey Guardian]

Fórsa plots progress on CHO learning sites 2021-07-03 [Fórsa]

SIPTU NEC supports preservation of Moore Street battlefield site 2021-07-03 [SIPTU]

CRH workers and the unions stay strong together 2021-06-29 [IndustriALL]

Unions warn public service deal unlikely unless unpaid hours reversed 2021-06-23 [Irish Times]

Four-day working week trial to launch today 2021-06-23 [Irish Independent]

Government seeks meeting over Murdoch deal for Kells printing plant 2021-06-23 [Irish Times]

Unions celebrate public services day 2021-06-23 [Fórsa]

Three workers settle cases over cancellation of pandemic payments while abroad 2021-06-23 [Irish Times]

Reducing pension age from 66 to 65 would cost €127m, Sinn Féin says 2021-06-23 [Irish Times]

Concern that Covid measures viewed as Garda not health regulations, AGSI says 2021-06-23 [Irish Times]

Four-day working week programme launched today 2021-06-22 [RTE]

Union claims women worst hit by extra work hours in public service 2021-06-22 [The Independent]

SIPTU says establishment of JLC for the Early Years’ services is good news for sector 2021-06-21 [SIPTU]

Sectoral Employment Orders: Unite welcomes Supreme Court decision upholding constitutionality of SEOs 2021-06-18 [Unite]

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This month in labour history


1-08-1837 Baptism of Mary Harris “Mother” Jones (birthdate unknown). Labour organizer & cofounder of the Industrial Workers of the World. [more]

12-08-1907 Police kill two strikers on Falls Road in Belfast during dock strike that united Protestants and Catholics. [more]

15-08-1913 Dublin newspaper boys attack delivery vans after 40 of their colleagues are sacked for organising at the Irish Independent. [more]

26-08-1913 Members of the Irish Transport and General Workers Union in Dublin go on strike for union recognition. The response of the employers is a city-wide lock-out. [more]

26-08-1913 The start of the Dublin Lockout as about 20,000 workers are locked-out by employers trying to break their union. [more]

28-08-1913 Jim Larkin is arrested for 'seditious speaking' on the third day of the Dublin transport strike, but released later in the day. [more]

29-08-1913 Jim Larkin burns a government proclamation banning public gatherings, in front of a meeting of 10,000 workers [more]

30-08-1913 James Connolly is sentenced to three months in prison for incitement, as the Dublin strike continues. [more]

30-08-1913 Two workers, John Byrne and James Nolan, are beaten by police in separate attacks, and both die of their wounds in hospital. [more]