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#Strike

# strike - Monday 22 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Greyhound workers vote to end 14-week lockout All Tidied Up?

Greyhound workers vote to end 14-week lockout

The agreement will see a number of redundancies and a wage reduction of between 15% and 20%.

# strike - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “Overcrowded and understaffed”: Nurses hold protest at Galway hospital Nurses

“Overcrowded and understaffed”: Nurses hold protest at Galway hospital

There were 13 patients on trolleys at University Hospital Galway yesterday.

# strike - Friday 12 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie CIA triples its estimate of the number of Islamic State fighters Iraq

CIA triples its estimate of the number of Islamic State fighters

Up to 2,000 Westerners are fighting with the group, the intelligence agency says.

# strike - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Italian strikes mean cancelled flights today

The strikes are by baggage handlers.

# strike - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Talks between Siptu and Greyhound break down at the LRC Halt

Talks between Siptu and Greyhound break down at the LRC

The talks talks have adjourned and there is no date set for them to resume.

From TheJournal.ie Ballot of Siptu members on LRC proposals to begin next week Strike Off

Ballot of Siptu members on LRC proposals to begin next week

The agreement averted strikes on Sunday 7, Monday 8, and Sunday 21 September.

From TheJournal.ie All-Ireland train strikes called off after late-night LRC talks Back On Track

All-Ireland train strikes called off after late-night LRC talks

The strikes were due to cause disruption on 7, 8 and 21 September.

# strike - Monday 1 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Gallery: Greyhound workers march in Dublin as LRC invite them to talks Week 12 This post contains images

Gallery: Greyhound workers march in Dublin as LRC invite them to talks

The marcher held a rally outside city hall.

Greyhound accepts LRC invite, says ball is now in workers’ court

The invitation comes after the two sides met last week but workers have not yet committed to entering formal talks.

# strike - Saturday 30 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “No progress” today, but talks to avoid another train strike will continue LRC

“No progress” today, but talks to avoid another train strike will continue

SIPTU says there’s been no progress as yet, as unions and management meet to try and resolve their dispute before the next scheduled strike action.

# strike - Friday 29 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irish Rail and workers to enter talks to avoid All-Ireland day train strikes Public Transport

Irish Rail and workers to enter talks to avoid All-Ireland day train strikes

Discussions will be held at the LRC tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin City councillor arrested at Greyhound protest Strike

Dublin City councillor arrested at Greyhound protest

Michael O’Brien was released with a caution and said he will continue to protest in support of workers on strike.

# strike - Thursday 28 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie These letters between Irish Rail and the NBRU show why more strikes look inevitable DOWN THE LINE

These letters between Irish Rail and the NBRU show why more strikes look inevitable

Irish Rail asked the NBRU to halt the stoppages, the union refused.

# strike - Monday 25 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Travelling to work? Don’t forget, there are no Intercity, DART or Commuter services today Striiikkkeee

Travelling to work? Don’t forget, there are no Intercity, DART or Commuter services today

Don’t turn up at a train station this morning. You’ll find the doors locked

# strike - Friday 22 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Insanity’ – Irish Rail strike to hit 90,000 commuters and All-Ireland fans Work Stoppage

‘Insanity’ – Irish Rail strike to hit 90,000 commuters and All-Ireland fans

Irish Rail says the two days of action planned this weekend will cost the company €2 million. Unions say they’ve been left with no other option.

# strike - Thursday 14 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Paschal Donohoe won’t get involved in the Irish Rail dispute as All-Ireland day strikes loom Not For Turning

Paschal Donohoe won’t get involved in the Irish Rail dispute as All-Ireland day strikes loom

The Transport Minister said he appreciates how difficult it is for workers to vote to cut their own pay.

# strike - Friday 1 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Strike by Irish Rail workers to hit All-Ireland semi and finals Strriiikkee

Strike by Irish Rail workers to hit All-Ireland semi and finals

The NBRU has announced work stoppages to coincide with the championship.

# strike - Saturday 26 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Aldi, gardaí, and Clare Daly: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Aldi, gardaí, and Clare Daly: The week in numbers

Plus: how much does the new baby elephant calf at Dublin Zoo weigh?

# strike - Friday 25 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Strike to hit Irish Rail next month as Siptu ballots for one-day stoppage Strrrrrrrrrrrrrike

Strike to hit Irish Rail next month as Siptu ballots for one-day stoppage

The action will take place on August 25, subject to pay cuts being implemented.

# strike - Monday 21 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Stop bombing trapped civilians’ – Doctors’ plea as five are killed in Gaza hospital Line Of Fire

‘Stop bombing trapped civilians’ – Doctors’ plea as five are killed in Gaza hospital

Nine members of the same family were killed in an earlier air-strike.

# strike - Saturday 19 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie This day 30 years ago the Dunnes Stores anti-apartheid strike began Get Up Stand Up

This day 30 years ago the Dunnes Stores anti-apartheid strike began

The strike lasted almost three years and Nelson Mandela later told the small group of workers that their stand had helped him to keep going during his time in prison.

From TheJournal.ie Social welfare staff are being told to refuse dole payments to ‘locked out’ Greyhound workers Industrial Dispute

Social welfare staff are being told to refuse dole payments to ‘locked out’ Greyhound workers

A circular issued to social welfare staff advises them to reject applications for jobseeker’s payments.

# strike - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie United Left TD Joan Collins protests ‘scabs’ working Greyhound trucks Strike

United Left TD Joan Collins protests ‘scabs’ working Greyhound trucks

The company says they’re calling the gardaí.

# strike - Thursday 10 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Thousands will strike across Northern Ireland today Pay Deals

Thousands will strike across Northern Ireland today

Local Government colleagues across England and Wales will join them.

# strike - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie South Dublin County Council strike called off after LRC talks Impact

South Dublin County Council strike called off after LRC talks

Industrial action centred on staff pay cuts at the local authority.

# strike - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie LRC to present proposals in South Dublin County Council dispute Talks

LRC to present proposals in South Dublin County Council dispute

Ongoing industrial dispute centres on pay cuts to council staff.

From TheJournal.ie Greyhound: Agency staff are doing a better job than striking workers Mudslinging

Greyhound: Agency staff are doing a better job than striking workers

Not true says SIPTU, who also say the dispute is a lock out.

From TheJournal.ie Council workers in South Dublin say today’s LRC talks are the ‘last chance’ before a strike Talks

Council workers in South Dublin say today’s LRC talks are the ‘last chance’ before a strike

IMPACT says a work stoppage will be held on Thursday if no agreement is made.

# strike - Monday 7 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Greyhound getting legal advice over alleged abuse of staff during strike Industrial Dispute

Greyhound getting legal advice over alleged abuse of staff during strike

The strike at the recycling company has been acrimonious and been mentioned in the Dáil.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Rail staff could strike over proposed pay cuts Choo Choo Flu

Irish Rail staff could strike over proposed pay cuts

Members of the National Bus and Railworkers’ Union are waiting to see if Irish Rail will proceed with proposed pay cuts.

# strike - Friday 4 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Strike action at National Gallery called off Strike Off

Strike action at National Gallery called off

Staff went on strike last month over a disagreement about leave and pay arrangements.

# strike - Thursday 3 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Greyhound says workers are deliberately jumping in front of vans. “Absolutely not” says SIPTU… Rubbish

# strike - Friday 27 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Greyhound insists striking staff should get back to work Industrial Action

Greyhound insists striking staff should get back to work

The strike, which began at 6am, centres on a proposed pay cut and cuts to allowances.

# strike - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

From The Score Classy Shaqiri hat-trick inspires Switzerland to victory against Honduras Treble

Classy Shaqiri hat-trick inspires Switzerland to victory against Honduras

The Bayern Munich midfielder struck a golazo from outside box in the 6th minute.

From TheJournal.ie French air traffic controllers end their strike after two days France

French air traffic controllers end their strike after two days

The strike was due to run until the weekend, but was cancelled after marathon talks between unions and the government.

From TheJournal.ie These Ryanair customers were unhappy with the airline’s response to flight chaos Strrrrrrrrrrike

These Ryanair customers were unhappy with the airline’s response to flight chaos

Do you know your rights as an airline customer?

From TheJournal.ie Greyhound rejects that industrial dispute is ‘like an episode of The Sopranos’ Strike

Greyhound rejects that industrial dispute is ‘like an episode of The Sopranos’

Independent TD Clare Daly said that staff are picked “like a scene from On The Waterfront”.

# strike - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie South Dublin County Council offices close in strike over pay cuts Impact

South Dublin County Council offices close in strike over pay cuts

The offices will be closed today and on Thursday.

# strike - Monday 23 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair cancels flights ahead of France’s air traffic control strike Strike

Ryanair cancels flights ahead of France’s air traffic control strike

Controllers are striking over planned cuts under the European Commission’s ‘Single Sky Europe’ programme.

# strike - Friday 20 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Decision to allow gardaí strike would raise “serious” issues for Ireland Council Of Europe

Decision to allow gardaí strike would raise “serious” issues for Ireland

The Council of Europe found that Ireland was not in compliance with a number of articles within the European Social Charter.

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