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Ireland Unions and PTSB agree 4.7% pay deal [RTÉ] 20-04-2024

Ireland SIPTU welcomes Tánaiste’s support for campaign call for a transport police unit [SIPTU] 15-04-2024

Ireland Horticulture employers say wage increases unsustainable [RTÉ] 12-04-2024

Ireland 'Nothing is off the table' in terms of measures to tackle teacher shortages, Minister says [The Journal] 08-04-2024

Ireland Indian restaurant worker secures €143,000 award over breaches and harassment [Irish Times] 06-04-2024

Ireland Unions join forces in call for major reforms of workers' rights [RTÉ] 02-04-2024

Ireland Siptu members vote over 90% in favour of new public sector pay deal [The Journal] 25-03-2024

Ireland Public sector pay deal formally ratified by unions [RTÉ] 25-03-2024

Ireland HSE chaos as staff go on work-to-rule over hiring freeze [Extra] 24-03-2024

Ireland Garda roster: 'common sense has prevailed' [Newstalk] 20-03-2024


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Passing pension auto-enrolment must be a priority for all politicians 2024-04-21 [Irish Congress of Trade Unions]

Unions and PTSB agree 4.7% pay deal 2024-04-20 [RTÉ]

CWU threatens industrial action at DPD Ireland 2024-04-19 [RTE]

Win for union rights 2024-04-18 [Workers Liberty]

SIPTU welcomes Tánaiste’s support for campaign call for a transport police unit 2024-04-15 [SIPTU]

SIPTU strongly supports increase in pay rates for low paid workers 2024-04-12 [SIPTU]

Why class in the workplace remains a taboo subject 2024-04-12 [RTÉ]

Nurse wins €56,000 for maternity discrimination 2024-04-12 [RTÉ]

Horticulture employers say wage increases unsustainable 2024-04-12 [RTÉ]

'Nothing is off the table' in terms of measures to tackle teacher shortages, Minister says 2024-04-08 [The Journal]

Ireland Northern Ireland Unpaid carers 'being left behind' new carer's leave law 2024-04-08 [BBC]

Ireland Northern Ireland PSNI: Ex-officer loses appeal over dismissal amid abuse claims 2024-04-08 [BBC]

Remembering the great strike at St Conal’s Hospital – 100 years on 2024-04-08 [The News]

SIPTU calls for urgent investment in public healthcare 2024-04-07 [SIPTU]

Respect at Work targets union busting and victimisation 2024-04-07 [SIPTU]

Indian restaurant worker secures €143,000 award over breaches and harassment 2024-04-06 [Irish Times]

IMO seeks recruitment freeze halt as HSE chief says staff levels high 2024-04-06 [RTÉ]

Why Irish unity matters for Irish workers 2024-04-06 [rabble]

Charities criticise 'chaotic' awarding of pay deal for staff 2024-04-04 [RTÉ]

Trade unions rally in call for stronger workers’ rights 2024-04-03 [The Business Post]

Cyberbullying, working hours and sick leave to be raised at ASTI convention 2024-04-03 [RTÉ]

ICTU public service committee ratify new public service agreement 2024-04-03 [Irish Congress of Trade Unions]

Challenging myths and improving working conditions in a strong economy 2024-04-03 [Irish Congress of Trade Unions]

Ireland NUJ condemns “disturbing” attacks of the media during the Derry Easter Monday commemorations 2024-04-02 [NUJ]

Aer Lingus says pay row will hit hiring plans for pilots 2024-04-02 [Irish Times]

Workers seeking to establish unions ‘fearful of harassment and victimisation from employers’ - SIPTU 2024-04-02 [Irish Times]

Unions join forces in call for major reforms of workers' rights 2024-04-02 [RTÉ]

A change is coming — young people now want to unionise 2024-04-02 [The Journal]

Ice cream parlour worker claims baby didn't recognise her due to long hours worke 2024-03-29 [RTÉ]

Unions counter employer complaints about labour costs 2024-03-28 [RTÉ]

Unions call for prompt payment of public sector pay increases after deal is ratified 2024-03-26 [The Irish Times]

Public sector pay deal formally ratified by unions 2024-03-25 [RTÉ]

Worker who fell from bin lorry loses WRC case 2024-03-25 [RTÉ]

Worker told job moving boxes was only for men awarded €7,500 2024-03-25 [RTÉ]

Siptu members vote over 90% in favour of new public sector pay deal 2024-03-25 [The Journal]

HSE chaos as staff go on work-to-rule over hiring freeze 2024-03-24 [Extra]

Ireland Northern Ireland RCN rejects NI pay offer, while other unions vote in favour 2024-03-23 [BBC]

Ireland Northern Ireland Education: main teaching unions vote to accept pay offer 2024-03-22 [BBC]

SIPTU and ASTI vote in favour of public sector pay deal 2024-03-22 [RTÉ]

eir settles case over worker forced into retirement 2024-03-22 [RTÉ]

Garda Commissioner criticised over bicycle case comments made at PAC 2024-03-22 [RTÉ]

New State induced employment supports to cost tourism sector €456m this year 2024-03-21 [RTÉ]

Garda roster: 'common sense has prevailed' 2024-03-20 [Newstalk]

Ireland Northern Ireland Lecturer unions UCU and NASUWT reject 'insulting' pay offer 2024-03-20 [BBC]

Payments under Brexit scrappage scheme for trawlers do not replace statutory redundancy - WRC 2024-03-20 [RTÉ]

Tech firm unable to pay €2,125 for worker's notice since letting her go last year 2024-03-20 [RTÉ]

Ex-Supermac's manager claims he was 'ostracised' in firm after disagreement with founder 2024-03-20 [RTÉ]

PFA Ireland praises player who reported spot-fixing approach 2024-03-16 [FIFPRO]

Response to National Maternity Hospital’s hr letter to workers 2024-03-16 [IWU]

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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]