CWU organiser Ruairi Creaney said the dispute was about ‘dignity and respect in the workplace’.

Operators in one of the State’s three emergency 999 call centres went on strike at 8am today for a period of 12 hours over pay and trade union recogni(...)

Great BT Charity Shops Challenge: BT volunteers Garreth Fennell, John O’Driscoll and Mike Cormac at the Irish Cancer Society store in Rathmines

Most companies like to think of themselves as socially responsible – and they like their employees, customers and the wider public to think of them t(...)

Operators in one of the State’s three emergency 999 call centres are to go on strike for 12 hours on Thursday over pay and trade union recognition. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

Operators in one of the State’s three emergency 999 call centres are to go on strike for 12 hours on Thursday over pay and trade union recognition. T(...)

Mark Carney gives evidence to the Treasury Select Committee in the House of Commons, London. Photograph: PA Wire

Bank of England governor Mark Carney batted away questions on Brexit on Tuesday as the pound remained under pressure, hitting new seven-year lows agai(...)

Eir, the State’s largest broadband provider, and Siro, the ESB-Vodafone joint venture, are seen as the front runners in the bidding process. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

More than 10 potential bidders have registered an interest in the Government’s rural broadband project through the State’s eTenders website. The Gov(...)

Castleknock village: An armed robbery occurred on Tuesday and triggered a complaint about the 999 service. Photograph: The Irish Times

The Department of Communications has said it is satisfied “appropriate procedures” are followed by the 999 emergency call service following fresh crit(...)

Steve Fitzpatrick, general secretary of the CWU, said members working in the 999 call service “have taken this decision [to strike] reluctantly but in the knowledge that they have exhausted every other avenue available to them”. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Staff operating one of the State’s three 999 emergency call answering centres are to stage a 12-hour strike on the day before the general election. T(...)

Conduit Global said the trade union was seeking to disrupt the emergency call service as part of a ‘self-serving’ move to gain bargaining recognition. Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

Staff operating the 999 emergency call answering service are considering a 12 hour work stoppage in a dispute over pay and trade union recognition. T(...)

ComReg has been strongly criticised for taking too long to adjudicate on complaints that Eir is abusing its dominant position in the market. Photograph: Karl Hussey/Fennell Photography

The telecoms watchdog has been strongly criticised for taking too long to adjudicate on complaints that Eir is abusing its dominant position in the ma(...)

BT has announced an expansion of its Irish business sales division with Erin Kennedy, Michael Galvin, Karen Harman, Brian Barry, Ann Marie Leech and Martin Flynn all joining BT Ireland.

BT Ireland said underlying revenues rose 4 per cent year-on-year during the third quarter as its parent posted its best growth for more than seven yea(...)