Dublin Bus said it was engaged in a process with trade unions at the Workplace Relations Commission. File photograph: Aidan Crawley

Dublin Bus is understood to have offered staff pay increases of about 6 per cent over four years. However, informed sources said on Tuesday night the(...)

A planned meeting between Luas drivers and management scheduled for Wednesday has been postponed and will be rescheduled.  File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Luas operator Transdev has said talks with non-driver grades of staff at the company on Tuesday were “very positive”. A spokeswoman for the company s(...)

There are delays of up to 30 minutes on DART services this morning after a truck hit a bridge at Clontarf.  The National Bus and Rail Union strongly denied the allegation that it was co-ordinating unoffical industrial action among Dart drivers.

Iarnród Éireann has indicated it will take High Court action against the National Bus and Rail Union and Siptu over what it alleged was unofficial ind(...)

Strike action is currently planned for the following dates: Thursday, April 28th; Wednesday, May 4th; Friday, May 13th; Friday, May 20th; Thursday, May 26th (Four hour work stoppage from 3pm–7pm); and Friday, May 27th. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Talks are expected to take place on Wednesday between Luas drivers and management at Transdev, the operator of the Dublin light rail system, in anothe(...)

PSEU general secretary  Tom Geraghty: told conference since 2009 there had been a greater centralisation of decisions on pay and conditions of staff across the 300,000-strong public service. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Mid-ranking civil servants have backed the continuation of moves towards the establishment of a new “super-union” representing about 85,000 civil ser(...)

A dispute at Tesco  centres on proposals by the retailer to move staff employed before 1996 to a different contract introduced for personnel taken on after that date. File photograph: Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images

About 1,000 long-serving staff at retailer Tesco have voted overwhelmingly for strike action in a row over plans by the company to reduce their terms (...)

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohue  said he hoped that Siptu would respond to Transdev and that further channels will be opened where the dispute can be resolved. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Siptu has warned Luas operator Transdev that it will “not be found wanting to take steps to defends its members”, if the company imposes pay cuts or (...)

ESB workers repairing lines: about 6,000 staff would be affected by the proposal, which includes pay rises being delivered within 16 months of it being agreed. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The ESB has traditionally been one of the higher paid areas of the public sector. In the past it has been criticised for giving pay rises to staff at (...)

Government buildings employees and members of the CPSU protesing over the introduction of the pension levy in 2009. The union says pay restoration ‘will have to be accelerated’ against the backdrop of a growing economy. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Mid-ranking civil servants have joined teachers and gardaí in calling for a faster reversal of pay cuts which were put in place for public service per(...)

The new proposal would see staff at ESB receive 2.75 per cent from this month and a further 2.75 per cent in August 2017 as well as a lump sum of €2,750. Photograph: Thinkstock

About 6,000 staff in the ESB are set to be offered pay increases of 5.5 per cent over two years as well as a lump sum payment of €2,750. The propose(...)