Thursday’s work stoppage in Navan is in pursuit of workers’ claim for a Living Wage of €11.50 per hour. Photograph: Getty Images

Staff at a 999 centre in Navan are staging a 12-hour strike on Thursday in an industrial dispute over pay. The second stoppage in as many weeks, whic(...)

CWU organiser Ruairi Creaney said the dispute was about ‘dignity and respect in the workplace’.

Operators in one of the State’s three emergency 999 call centres went on strike at 8am today for a period of 12 hours over pay and trade union recogni(...)

Operators in one of the State’s three emergency 999 call centres are to go on strike for 12 hours on Thursday over pay and trade union recognition. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

Operators in one of the State’s three emergency 999 call centres are to go on strike for 12 hours on Thursday over pay and trade union recognition. T(...)

The strike will close both Luas lines today and tomorrow, affecting 90,000 commuters. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The Government is facing a worsening industrial relations climate as the general election approaches, with strike action on the Luas light-rail system(...)

Steve Fitzpatrick, general secretary of the CWU, said members working in the 999 call service “have taken this decision [to strike] reluctantly but in the knowledge that they have exhausted every other avenue available to them”. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Staff operating one of the State’s three 999 emergency call answering centres are to stage a 12-hour strike on the day before the general election. T(...)

Conduit Global said the trade union was seeking to disrupt the emergency call service as part of a ‘self-serving’ move to gain bargaining recognition. Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

Staff operating the 999 emergency call answering service are considering a 12 hour work stoppage in a dispute over pay and trade union recognition. T(...)

Staff operating the 999 emergency call service have been told they must report to management before and after taking toilet breaks, a trade union has claimed. File photograph: Getty Images

Staff operating the 999 emergency call service have been told they must take no longer than seven minutes for toilet breaks, their trade union has cla(...)

Last January, medical device company Medtronic  became the largest company based in Ireland when it began trading on the New York Stock Exchange.

The medical device company Medtronic-Covidien is to shed 150 jobs at its contact centre in Dublin, according to the Communications Workers Union (CWU)(...)

Communications Workers’ Union general secretary Steve Fitzpatrick said workers had delivered a “strong vote” in support of the An Post settlement proposals.  File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Workers at the centre of a dispute at An Post which recently led to a suspension of postal services have voted to back settlement proposals. Workers(...)

A blocked An Post postbox in Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

New proposals have been put forward aimed at securing a resolution to the dispute which earlier this month led to the suspension of postal services. T(...)