In relation to the dispute over the €760 million deficit in the pension scheme which covers staff in Aer Lingus and the Dublin Airport Authority, the expert panel report recommended that both Aer Lingus and the DAA increase their capital injections from €110 million to €146.7 million and €50 million to €57.3 million respectively. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The dispute over the €760 million deficit in the pension scheme which covers staff in Aer Lingus and the Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) threatens seri(...)

Aer Lingus and the Dublin Airport Authority should significantly increase their financial contributions aimed at dealing with a €760 million deficit i(...)

Cabin crew at Aer Lingus staged a one-day work stoppage at the end of last month which is believed to have cost the company up to €10 million. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / The Irish Times

As signs of recovery emerge in the economy, industrial relations in a number of sectors appear to be becoming more unstable.Perhaps as a result of wor(...)

Siptu vice-president Patricia King: “never derived any personal benefit” from serving on board of DAA. Photograph: Eric Luke.

The board of the Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) never considered the issue of the company seeking a High Cour(...)

Dermot O Loughlin of Siptu speaking to  media outside the Four Courts yesterday, after the DAA and Ryanair High Court action seeking the halt the industrial action set for Friday ended for day. Photograph:  Collins

The High Court will rule today on a legal bid by the (...)

The dispute over pensions for staff in Aer Lingus, the Dublin Airport Authority and the Shannon Airport Authority has been running now for four years

The dispute over pensions for staff in Aer Lingus, the Dublin Airport Authority and the Shannon Airport Authority has been running now for four(...)

Earlier this month the trustees of the pension scheme, which covers employees of Aer Lingus and the Dublin Airport Authority, presented revised proposals to staff and management.

Aer Lingus has told the trustees of its staff pension scheme that it will not make an additional financial contribution to tackle a deficit of nearly (...)

Aer Lingus has signalled to the markets it believes it will not have to make an additional contribution to deal with the problems in the pension schem(...)

John McSweeney: “Every industry has suffered from the advent of disruptive technologies; with the exception of electricity, but that can’t last forever. We don’t know what the disruptive technology is going to be, but we know that it’s going to come.”

From the Ardnacrusha hydroelectric scheme in the 1920s to rural electrification a few decades later and to the groundbreaking work of ESB Internationa(...)

Aer Lingus  chief executive Christoph Mueller said that the aireline’s board hoped to be in a position to put to its shareholders, in October, a Labour Court proposal designed to resolve a long-drawn out dispute over a shortfall in a staff pension scheme.

Aer Lingus hopes to put a €110 million proposal to end a row over a shortfall in its workers’ pension scheme to shareholders in October, according to (...)