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SIPTU members in SK biotek in Swords locked out of workplace this morning 2019-11-13 [SIPTU]

Current recruitment pause in the HSE is crippling the health service – INMO 2019-11-13 [Irish Times]

Redundancies: HSE warned to respect agreements 2019-11-12 [Fórsa]

Deliveroo want change in employment law so they can offer riders sick pay 2019-11-12 [Irish Examiner]

Staff at Dundalk Institute of Technology to go on strike next week 2019-11-12 [Irish Times]

Gosafe industrial action suspended following WRC request for talks 2019-11-12 [SIPTU]

Government says it will work to allay fears of ESB and Bord na Móna workers 2019-11-12 [Irish Times]

Builders oppose travel allowances for craftworkers and apprentices 2019-11-06 [Irish Times]

Pfizer staff in Ringaskiddy reject WRC recommendations 2019-11-05 [Irish Examiner]

RTÉ planning 200 job cuts and 15 per cent pay reduction for top presenters 2019-11-07 [Irish Times]

Speed camera operators to go on strike 2019-11-07 [Irish Times]

RTÉ to cut jobs, pay and some services to address financial crisis 2019-11-07 [RTÉ]

SIPTU to meet with Irish Wheelchair Association concerning proposed Cuisle closure 2019-11-05 [SIPTU]

Government pension plan to ‘exclude’ 700,000 2019-11-05 [Irish Examiner]

Bord na Móna is 'shooting in the dark' with Midlands jobs 2019-11-04 [Midlands 103]

Fórsa wants pay mechanism for all grades 2019-11-04 [Fórsa]

Saudi Arabia claiming immunity in High Court over discrimination case 2019-11-04 [Irish Times]

Minister has ‘dismally’ failed transport workers, says NBRU 2019-11-04 [Irish Times]

Unions call on Minister to reconvene Community Sector High Level Forum 2019-11-02 [SIPTU]

Just two gardaí free to patrol in Cork; city short 125 frontline police 2019-11-02 [Irish Examiner]

Home help services in Dublin and Wicklow facing potential strike action 2019-11-01 [Irish Times]

SIPTU members vote against Pfizer's Direct Benefit pension scheme 2019-11-01 [Irish Examiner]

SIPTU and USI launch charter for better rights and conditions for postgraduates 2019-11-01 [SIPTU]

SIPTU members in GoSafe to hold protest at Leinster House on Thursday 7th November 2019-11-01 [SIPTU]

Schools still short of special needs assistants despite increase – union 2019-11-01 [Irish Times]

New parents to get two weeks extra paid leave 2019-11-01 [RTÉ]

Bord na Mona workers left in limbo 2019-10-31 [Midlands 103]

SIPTU members in SK biotek in Swords to begin industrial action today 2019-10-31 [SIPTU]

Man who treated cleaner as a slave and ‘sex object’ jailed for 15 years 2019-10-31 [Irish Times]

Automatic pension scheme to be introduced over decade 2019-10-31 [Irish Times]

Defence Forces accepts pay settlement 2019-10-31 [Irish Times]

Patients’ lives at risk from hospital overcrowding, say nurses 2019-10-31 [Irish Times]

Union calls on Minister to 'take responsibility' and resolve GoSafe dispute 2019-10-28 [Breaking News]

Industrial action at major Limerick plant is averted 2019-10-25 [Limerick Leader]

SIPTU representatives to meet Novartis management to discuss threatened job cuts 2019-10-25 [SIPTU]

SIPTU seeks urgent meeting over closure of INM printing plant in Citywest 2019-10-25 [SIPTU]

SouthDoc would 'struggle to survive' if strike action goes ahead 2019-10-25 [echolive.ie]

At least half of GoSafe speed camera staff to strike this weekend 2019-10-25 [RTÉ]

Year-long dispute leads to Wheelchair pickets in Athy 2019-10-25 [Kildare Nationalist]

Survey finds workers would take pay cuts for sake of climate change and flexible working 2019-10-25 [Irish Examiner]

SIPTU members in GoSafe to begin 72-hour work stoppage on Saturday 2019-10-25 [SIPTU]

‘State creating bogus self employed workers’ 2019-10-24 [Irish Examiner]

Southdoc could be hit with strike action as SIPTU ballot members over pay 2019-10-24 [echolive.ie]

Job losses: ‘It’s going to hit everyone in the community really hard’ 2019-10-24 [Irish Examiner]

Government’s ‘surprise’ at job losses under scrutiny 2019-10-24 [Irish Examiner]

SIPTU plans to ballot health staff for strike over pay restoration 2019-10-24 [Irish Times]

Up to 200 contractors could lose jobs at Cork Novartis plant, Dáil hears 2019-10-24 [Irish Times]

INM announces closure of west Dublin printing plant 2019-10-24 [RTÉ]

Construction site deaths up this year 2019-10-21 [Irish Times]

Transport workers reviewing 'notorious blackspots' for antisocial behaviour over Halloween 2019-10-22 [Irish Examiner]

This month in labour history

6-11-1913 The military are on standby as hundreds of strikebreakers are shipped into the Port of Dublin. [more]

12-11-1913 James Connolly calls all ITGWU dockers in Dublin out on strike. Larkin, released from prison the following day, disagreess with the move, wanting to keep the dockers as a final reserve. [more]

13-11-1913 Irish syndicalist union leader Jim Larkin is released from prison during the bitter Dublin Lock-out [more]

19-11-1913 The battlelines harden in the Dublin Lockout as James Connolly tells a meeting that ‘any man who means in future to become a member of the Transport Workers Union must be prepared to enrol himself in the Citizen Army.' [more]

28-11-1913 Seafarers Union leader Havelock Wilson negotiates a return to work for his Dublin members, without consulting the ITGWU/ [more]