Anthony Cunningham had little choice but to resign after the Galway players passed a vote of no confidence in his stewardship. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Yikes! That didn’t take long. Thirteen weeks ago just after their epic All-Ireland semi-final, this column drew attention to the divergent paths of Ti(...)

Ianród Éireann also said it welcomed the Labour Court proposals. Photograph: The Irish Times

The Labour Court has recommended a new process of talks between management and unions at Ianród Éireann on productivity in a bid to resolve a dispute (...)

CIÉ has said it has not proposed any changes to the current funding arrangements in place for the pension schemes of staff employed in the State-owned(...)

NBRU general secretary Dermot O’Leary: warned CIÉ group against unilateral move on pensions. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Further industrial action in the country’s public transport services could be on the cards in the weeks ahead as part of a row over pensions. T(...)

The pay deal has been proposed by Kevin Foley of the Labour Court. Photograph: Eric Luke.

Almost 8,000 secretaries and caretakers in State-funded schools are set to receive pay increases of up to 10 per cent over the next four years under p(...)

Only 50 per cent of the usual number of commuters travelled by train on Friday morning following the 4am decision to call off industrial action. Photograph: Cyril Byrne /The Irish Times

The National Bus and Rail Workers Union (NBRU) has dismissed Irish Rail’s claim that the company formally offered to refer talks to the Labour Court a(...)


Labour Court misapplied fixed-term employment legislation Board of Management of St Joseph’s School for Deaf Boys v Grehan [2015]IEHC 605 (High Court,(...)

“Introducing simpler and more cost-effective methods of enforcing awards must  be commended.” Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Workplace Relations Act 2015 which came into effect last month is intended to reform the employment law landscape in Ireland. Its aim is to delive(...)

Passengers are seen on the Dart on Friday morning. All Iarnród Éireann are operating as normal after a planned three-hour work stoppage on Friday was called off. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Unions and management at Iarnród Éireann are to discuss the dispute at the company in the Labour Court after a planned strike on Friday morning was(...)

Passengers from Athlone, on a train which departed before 6am,   arrive at  Hueston Station on Friday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times 1:41

Trade union Siptu has warned that further strike action on the country’s railways is inevitable unless there is change in approach by management at Ia(...)