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Teachers' Union 'expects a lot of schools to close' during strike action 2020-01-23 [The Journal]

CE Supervisors ballot again for industrial action 2020-01-23 [Fórsa]

Increasing pension age will leave thousands on financial 'cliff edge' - SIPTU 2020-01-23 [irishexaminer.com]

New Government should declare emergency over 2020-01-22 [Fórsa]

Gay man awarded €27,000 for harassment over his sexual orientation 2020-01-22 [Irish Times]

School closures over strike set to be greater than anticipated 2020-01-22 [Irish Times]

Public service workers entitled to pension subsidies 2020-01-22 [RTÉ]

CPA adopt a 'militant strategy' but rule out striking 2020-01-22 [RTÉ]

State pension qualifying age rise 'wholly unacceptable' - ICTU 2020-01-21 [RTÉ]

Government ignored warnings on increasing pension age – ICTU 2020-01-21 [Irish Times]

Results of ballot on industrial action by CE Scheme Supervisors due on Friday 2020-01-21 [Kfm]

School secretaries to return to talks at WRC 2020-01-21 [Fórsa]

School secretaries warn of further industrial action if pay talks fail 2020-01-21 [Irish Examiner]

Pension anomaly stores up pot of trouble for politicians 2020-01-21 [RTÉ]

GRA claims lack of resources in armed garda response unit 2020-01-21 [RTÉ]

Fianna Fáil considers reversing planned increase in retirement age 2020-01-19 [Sunday Business Post]

SIPTU rejects Fine Gael claim on cost of demand to stop the increase in pension age 2020-01-17 [SIPTU]

Fianna Fáil leader promises law change on compulsory retirement age 2020-01-19 [RTÉ]

SIPTU hopeful after meeting with Minister for Sport to discuss future of FAI 2020-01-15 [SIPTU]

Labour Court expected to rule on Paddy Power workers’ claim 2020-01-17 [Irish Times]

SIPTU members demanding real action on pension age increases from North West election candidates 2020-01-17 [SIPTU]

TUI to stage strike action on 4 February 2020-01-17 [RTÉ]

SIPTU demands access to building sites following sharp rise in construction worker deaths 2020-01-15 [SIPTU]

Navy manpower crisis may leave two ships docked 2020-01-15 [Irish Examiner]

Hospital staff to be investigated over alleged ‘derogatory’ online posts 2020-01-15 [Irish Times]

Minister to meet union representatives of FAI staff 2020-01-15 [RTÉ]

School secretaries will return to WRC if Minister’s offer of flexibility is genuine 2020-01-11 [Fórsa]

National protest to highlight childcare crisis to be held on 5th February 2020-01-11 [SIPTU]

Rail staff seek help due to 1,000+ incidents 2020-01-11 [irishexaminer.com]

Health service hiring equivalent of two extra managers a week 2020-01-11 [Irish Times]

School secretaries plan four rallies 2020-01-09 [Fórsa]

Record number leaving Defence Forces 2020-01-09 [Irish Examiner]

€100,000 award for ex-RTÉ employee forced to retire at 65 2020-01-09 [RTÉ]

Talks to take place between Minister, consultants over contract proposals 2020-01-09 [RTÉ]

‘Pig-sharing’ agreement at Rosderra before the Labour Court 2020-01-06 [Farming Independent]

Parents face crèche chaos as union considers rally during working hours 2020-01-08 [Irish Independent]

SIPTU says overcrowding crisis is leading to ambulance service chaos 2020-01-05 [SIPTU]

Minister considering employee 'right to disconnect' law 2020-01-06 [Irish Examiner]

Surplus in State training fund set to climb to €1bn in 2020 2020-01-06 [irishtimes.com]

Transitioning to 4-day working week in public service could cost at least €3.9 billion, Minister says 2020-01-05 [The Journal]

Emergency meeting this afternoon on Cork hospitals 2020-01-05 [BreakingNews.ie]

School secretaries plan one-day nationwide strike 2020-01-05 [Irish Times]

‘Hot desking’ sparks Central Bank capacity issues, unions say 2020-01-04 [Irish Times]

According to the unions, 'hot desking' triggers central bank capacity problems 2020-01-04 [Media Times]

Update on post-strike settlements 2019-12-23 [INMO]

Game workers in Ireland are concerned about low pay, unpaid overtime and uncertain work 2020-01-05 [The Journal]

SIPTU preparing to mobilise to win respect for ambulance professionals 2020-01-02 [SIPTU]

Support worker unfairly dismissed after allegedly saying ‘blondes are better’ 2020-01-02 [Irish Times]

Home helps to ballot for strike action in dispute over pay restoration 2019-12-31 [Irish Times]

POBAL report reveals 56% of childcare professionals earn less than Living Wage 2019-12-17 [SIPTU]

This month in labour history

4-01-1913 The funeral of 16 year old Alicia Brady, killed by a scab's bullet during the Dublin Lockout, takes place. Mourners include Jim Larkin & James Connolly. [more]

18-01-1913 Jim Larkin addresses a crowd of Dublin workers in Croydon Park, telling them to go back to work on the best available terms. [more]

24-01-1919 Staff barricaded themselves inside the Monaghan Lunatic Asylum and declared a Soviet. They also made demands on pay and working hours, including equal pay for women. They won their demands in February. [more]

31-01-1913 Building labourers return to work after the Dublin lock-out, signing a pledge to remain outside the ITGWU. [more]