Posts Tagged ‘strike’

‘Despicable’ treatment of Dunnes staff condemned

Dunnes Stores workers pictured on strike in Waterford on Thursday, April 2nd.  										| Photo: Noel Browne
While no Dunnes Stores workers in Waterford or Dungarvan are believed to have been dismissed in the wake of the one-day work stoppage taken on April 2nd, ’some changes’ to work hours in the county have been noted. Mandate’s Bill Kelly told The Munster Express that the “disproportionate action” which had been taken against other [...]

‘How can anyone plan a future working like this?’

Dunnes Stores workers Fran Moloney and Taiga Mileze on the picket line in City Square on Thursday last.									| Photo: Noel Browne
Approximately 160 Dunnes Stores workers in Waterford and Dungarvan took to the streets on Holy Thursday for a one-day national work stoppage in protest over working hours and earnings security and the right to trade union representation. Dunnes Stores in City Square and Michael Street in the city and [...]

WIT lecturers prepared to go on strike

Almost 95 per cent of the academic and research staff at WIT who took part in a Teachers’ Union of Ireland ballot for industrial action in the case of a forced merger with IT Carlow are prepared to strike during the academic year. Sixty four per cent of WIT’s TUI branch voted in last week’s ballot [...]