Aer Lingus cabin crew during their strike action over rosters at Dublin Airport on May 30th last. Management at the airline and the trade union Impact  meet in  the Labour Court today. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A Labour Court hearing aimed at averting strike action by Aer Lingus cabin crew next week will continue in the afternoon. Aer Lingus management and th(...)

Siobhan Canavan (left) and Anna Marie Deegan, South Dublin, South Leinster SNA branch, at the inaugural conference of Impact's education division in Kilkenny. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

Almost 60 per cent of special needs assistants (SNAs) in schools say they have been assau(...)

The Impact conference yesterday heard calls for greater co-operation between the teaching unions and Impact in a bid to fight education cuts and improve services

Education workers have called on the Government to divert money currently paid to fee-paying schools to areas “of(...)

 Minister for Education Ruairí QuinPhotograph: Cyril Byrne /The Irish Times

The chairperson of the 10,000-strong education division of the trade union Impact has called on staff in the education sector to accept the pro(...)