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Seventh workplace death on the Irish docks in the last two years sparks calls for urgent action 2019-08-17 [ITF]

Court hears minimum pay order for eletricians could cost jobs 2019-08-17 [Irish Times]

SIPTU says school building failures must result in change in public procurement policy 2019-08-17 [SIPTU]

New parental leave regulations coming into effect in September 2019-08-17 [RTÉ]

The real threat to tourism and hospitality 2019-08-16 [Irish Times]

SIPTU to meet with liquidators of Avara Shannon under auspices of WRC 2019-08-16 [SIPTU]

Son appeals for colleagues to give father who died in workplace accident guard of honour at funeral 2019-08-16 [Irish Examiner]

Ryanair to seek High Court injunction blocking pilot strike 2019-08-16 [RTÉ]

Labour Court backs pay rise for 6,400 health support workers 2019-08-06 [Irish Times]

Union in plea to see minister after dock fatality 2019-08-15 [Irish Independent]

Fire crews threaten to strike over staffing as engines stand idle 2019-08-15 [Herald]

Ryanair pilots to strike for 48 hours on 22nd and 23rd August 2019-08-15 [Fórsa]

SIPTU calls for immediate action to prevent further port and dock tragedies 2019-08-15 [SIPTU]

Employers must plan for people living and working longer 2019-08-15 [irishexaminer.com]

Calls for new safety measures after truck driver dies at Dublin Port 2019-08-15 [Irish Times]

Hospital staff in Co Louth to take industrial action from later this month 2019-08-15 [Irish Times]

Ryanair accuses union of collapsing mediation talks 2019-08-15 [RTÉ]

Deliveroo calls for changes to employment law 2019-08-14 [RTÉ]

Concern over Deliveroo’s call for new worker laws 2019-08-14 [The Times]

Fórsa agrees to attend mediation over Ryanair dispute 2019-08-14 [Fórsa]

Talks aimed at resolving Ryanair pilot strike to take place today 2019-08-14 [Irish Examiner]

Four more weeks’ parental leave available from September 2019-08-14 [Irish Times]

Supreme Court decision addresses workplace disability dilemma 2019-08-12 [Irish Examiner]

Lack of Naval Service armourers ‘a safety risk’ 2019-08-12 [Irish Times]

SIPTU calls on all sides in beef dispute to seek early resolution to the crisis 2019-08-08 [SIPTU]

Israel's Medical Lab Workers' Strike Is Over, Negotiations to Continue 2019-08-02 [Haaretz]

Unions call foul play on Ryanair’s threatened job cuts 2019-08-05 [ITF]

At Printing House Square, Trinity is sucked into a labour fiasco – again 2019-08-04 [University Times]

Minister's policies will undermine public service broadcasting and lead to job cuts 2019-08-03 [NUJ]

Brexit: Shock awaiting Irish firms ‘like nothing ever experienced’ 2019-08-03 [Irish Times]

SIPTU calls for faster implementation of the new media charge 2019-08-02 [SIPTU]

Government says it will close ‘unfair’ pay gap for hospital consultants 2019-08-03 [Irish Times]

Water referendum could take place next year 2019-08-01 [Fórsa]

SIPTU welcomes Supreme Court judgment in disability case 2019-08-01 [SIPTU]

Union says workers on Trinity College construction site aren’t being paid legal rates 2019-07-31 [Dublin InQuirer]

Workers in southeast earn just over half the national average, survey finds 2019-08-01 [Irish Times]

Disabled SNA wins appeal over school’s refusal to re-employ 2019-08-01 [Irish Times]

Job cuts 'unavoidable' at Ryanair - CEO 2019-08-01 [RTÉ]

Meetings held to discuss future of Bord na Móna workers 2019-08-01 [RTÉ]

ITF and ETF call for worker representation on Ryanair’s board 2019-07-30 [ITF]

New general secretary issues pay warning 2019-07-30 [Fórsa]

Not enough migrants arriving to keep pay down - Central Bank 2019-07-30 [Irish Independent]

HSE managers will be offered voluntary redundancy as part of regional reforms 2019-07-29 [Irish Independent]

Kevin takes the reins 2019-07-29 [Fórsa]

Intervention by the Taoiseach fails to allay concerns of Bord na Móna workers 2019-07-29 [SIPTU]

HSE agency spend hits €900,000 daily on agency staff 2019-07-29 [Irish Times]

Government could face major challenge from unions on public pay 2019-07-29 [Irish Times]

Protecting pregnant employees’ right to return to work 2019-07-26 [Irish Times]

Enhanced severance offered to Little Island mail staff 2019-07-26 [irishexaminer.com]

SIPTU says better and safer childcare requires well qualified staff 2019-07-26 [SIPTU]

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]