The biggest group affected by the row over pensions at Aer Lingus and the Dublin Airport Authority is deferred members of the insolvent Irish Airlines Superannuation Scheme.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The biggest group affected by the row over pensions at Aer Lingus and the Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) has warned current p(...)

Government ministers last week urged Siptu to call off its proposed strike 1:31

An expert panel is to be established to investigate a resolution to the ongoing dispute that threatens to ground air travel in and out of the R(...)

Ibec director of industrial relations Brendan McGinty said  it was imperative that the “foundation of our collective bargaining arrangements must remain voluntary”. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Any move to introduce new collective bargaining rights would cost jobs and significantly reduce the attractiveness of Ireland as a location for invest(...)

  Ibec chief executive Danny McCoy questioned  whether the main focus of industry efforts should be on looking at the best way to wind down defined benefit pension schemes.  Photograph: Alan Betson

“Malign neglect” by the State is jeopardising not only the pension rights of workers but also the very survival of companies, Ibec chief executive Dan(...)

Recent changes had increased the costs of pension provision, according to Brendan McGinty, director of industrial relations and human resource services at Ibec. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Two hundred thousand private sector workers have been badly let down by successive governments’ failure to face up to the need for positive reform of (...)