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(...)

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation
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 Richard Bruton: “Liebherr is a good employer and a key facility in the Kerry region.”

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton has called on both sides in the Siptu dispute at the Liebherr Container Crane company in (...)

Workers at the German-owned Liebherr crane factory in Killarney on the picket line. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

A majority of Siptu workers at the Liebherr Ireland container plant in Killarney last night rejected Labour Court proposals aimed at resolving a four-(...)

Kieran Mulvey said that with economic recovery workers would seek to recover their position, particularly in circumstances where they had a profitable employer

Stifled demands for wage rises will pose a significant challenge to economic recovery, the head of the Labour Relations Commission has said.Kieran Mul(...)

Liebher, a container-crane factory,  has been in Killarney for 55 years, and has taken on 150 new employees over the past 18 months.

Fears are growing for the future of almost 700 jobs at a Co Kerry container-crane manufacturer, Liebherr Ireland, where a contract looks set to be (...)

Siptu workers at the Liebherr Ireland container crane factory in Killarney are picketing the premises this morning. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Siptu workers at the Liebherr Ireland container crane factory in Killarney are picketing the premises this morning as part of an industrial dispute ov(...)