Luas drivers are to meet on Wednesday evening to decide on a response to a warning issued by management at the Dublin light rail system that they will face pay cuts of 10 per cent from Friday if industrial action continues. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Siptu has said that Luas drivers will will not accept unilateral pay cuts which management at the Dublin light rail system has warned will be imposed (...)

A Luas on Benburb Street in Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A planned strike by Luas drivers on Thursday as well as other stoppages scheduled for several days next month are now expected to go ahead after talk(...)

Owen Reidy: ‘The Minister criticised our members at Easter over what was a legal dispute, but there is no criticism now about an employer with a state contract, getting taxpayers’ money.’ Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Transdev, which operates Dublin’s Luas system, has accused Siptu of seeking a “chequebook” solution to the dispute at the light rail system. All Luas(...)

 Transdev Luas drivers  have been told by the company it reserves the right to recover the costs of the dispute from staff engaging in industrial action. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

All Luas staff have been served with protective notice with immediate effect by Transdev, the operator of the Dublin light rail service. In response,(...)

Luas staff have said that increases set out in the Workplace Relations Commission were insufficient.

All Luas staff are to be served with protective notice with immediate effect by Transdev, the operator of the Dublin light rail service. The company (...)

A further series of Luas work stoppages have been planned  for May. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Luas staff face potential lay offs or short term working if strikes continue, the operator of the Dublin light rail service has warned. Transdev als(...)

 Siptu will later this week announce further planned Luas stoppages for May. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Dublin was without its Luas service again this weekend in the latest two-day stoppage in the extended row over the city’s tram service. A further two(...)

Kieran Mulvey s aid he did not see there was any reason why he should resign.  Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Kieran Mulvey has said he has no intention of standing down as head of the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) following criticism on Friday by Siptu(...)

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe said it was a real shame that an act of goodwill was not forthcoming from the drivers. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has confirmed that Luas strikes are going ahead in Dublin on Sunday. He told reporters it was a real shame tha(...)

Siptu  officials at the Luas depot at the Red Cow in Dublin following a ballot of tram drivers. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Luas management and staff were last night holding out no hope of reaching a deal to avert planned strike action which will halt services on the Dublin(...)