The Department of Justice has proposed fundamental reform of existing Garda pay arrangements in a bid to facilitate more flexible rosters and cut overtime spending. File photograph:  Collins Photos

The Department of Justice has proposed fundamental reform of existing Garda pay arrangements in a bid to facilitate more flexible rosters and cut over(...)

Luas operator Transdev has indicated to staff that if the current wave of strikes continues, the company may have to look at cuts to expenditure rather than pay rises.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

Luas operator Transdev has indicated to staff that if the current wave of strikes continues, the company may have to look at cuts to expenditure rathe(...)

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has described the move by Luas operator Transdev to bring in private buses for passengers during a strike by staff on St Patrick’s Day as ‘an exceptional fall-back measure’. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has described the move by Luas operator Transdev to bring in private buses for passengers during a strike by st(...)

Siptu divisional organiser Owen Reidy has said Luas drivers and traffic supervisors would now look at scheduling further strike dates.  File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The dispute at the Luas light rail system is set to escalate with drivers and traffic supervisors to consider balloting for an all-out strike. Talks(...)

Commuters take to the tracks and walk along the Luas line at Ranelagh during the Luas strike. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The prospect of further Luas strikes in the weeks ahead has increased following the collapse of planned conciliation talks between management and staf(...)

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(...)