Operator of the Luas system, Transdev, has told staff any industrial action, including the work-to-rule and overtime ban, will lead to staff losing out on annual bonus payments of between €2,500 and €3,000. Photograph: The Irish Times

There has been no noticeable disruption to Luas services this weekend following the introduction of a work-to-rule and an overtime ban ahead of strike(...)

 Areas of concern identified by the TUI include income poverty for teachers and casualisation. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Second level teachers are planning to stage a one-day strike prior to the forthcoming general election. The move could affect students in about 350 s(...)

Irish Nurses Organisation (INO) general secretary Liam Doran. The proposed deal requires both sides to come back within a month to see if the new measures are working.

The executive of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation will meet later on Monday to consider new proposals aimed at averting a planned strike in (...)

Luas staff are seeking pay parity with train drivers at Iarnród Éireann. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Staff at the Luas light rail system in Dublin have voted overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action in support of a claim for pay increases of betw(...)

Luas staff are seeking pay parity with train drivers at Iarnród Éireann. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Luas tram staff in Dublin are to ballot for industrial action in early January as part of a campaign for pay increases ranging from 28 per cent to mor(...)

A monthly “short hop” ticket covering rail, Dart, Dublin Bus and Luas services will cost under €220 a month. Photograph: David Sleator A spokesman for Iarnród Éireannsaid it had proposed new Dart rosters which were “entirely workable” within existing roster parameters as the company had trained up new drivers. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

The National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) and Siptu have rejected proposals for roster changes for drivers to facilitate the introduction of a 10-minute (...)

The roster is built around gardaí working six consecutive days of 10 hours followed by four days off duty.

A new Garda rostering system, introduced as part of Government reforms, is inefficient and leaves too many officers on duty at unsuitable times, the G(...)

A building site in Co Wicklow. Ictu says there are no adequate controls to ensure all 27,600 sole traders operating in the construction sector were legitimate. Photograph: The Irish Times

The State has lost out on up to €600 million in lost taxation revenue since 2007 as a result of a huge growth in “bogus self employment, the Irish Con(...)

The financial emergency legislation published by Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin will allow the Government to pay – and to withhold – payments to teachers for supervision and substitution duties. Photograph: Eric Luke

Second-level teachers could lose out on thousands of euro in incremental pay rises and lump sum payments if their trade unions walk away from the new(...)

The IHCA report said  more than 20 consultants ceased private practice in 2014 because of the unaffordable cost of indemnity. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

There are no obstetricians working exclusively in the private sector, the Irish Hospital Consultants Association (IHCA) has said. In its annual repor(...)