Military personnel are barred from joining a union or going on strike. Pdforra wants to join the Irish Congress of Trade Unions  and participate in collective bargaining

Conor Lally In Sligo Rank and file Defence Forces personnel are to take a case to Europe seeking trade union-style rights following a successful acti(...)

Greyhound Waste Recycling striking workers and their supporters outside the High Court in Dublin earlier this month during an application for orders preventing alleged illegal activity on the picket line. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Staff at the Greyhound waste company who have been engaged in a high-profile dispute over pay cuts in recent months are expected to vote on a new pack(...)

A march to from Liberty Hall to City Hall Dublin called by SIPTU in support of the locked out Greyhound workers held on Monday evening. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill /

The Government is proposing the establishment of a new statutory wage-setting mechanism to determine terms and conditions in the waste management sect(...)

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe at the Cliffs of Moher in Clare to launch the new Ennis-Galway Bus Éireann routes. Photograph: Brian Arthur/Press 22

The two-day strike which halted all train services across the country on Sunday and Monday cost Iarnród Éireann €1.5 million in lost revenue, the Mini(...)

The disruption caused to thousands of mainline rail and Dart users by industrial action taken by the NBRU/SIPTU group of unions represents an excessiv(...)

The GPO: the PSEU told the Labour Court  An Post’s proposed new online attendance recording system  should be viewed as major change. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A number of An Post workers at the GPO in Dublin have lost out on a bid for increased pay arising from their claim that it will take longer to clock i(...)

Heuston Station yesterday,  where day one of a two-day national strike took place. Photograph: Dave Meehan 1:45

Iarnród Éireann has said it will run out of money by the middle of next year unless a controversial cost saving programme is introduced. Management at(...)

Iarnród Éireann has said it will  run out of money by the middle of next year if its financial difficulties are  not addressed.

A union representing rail workers has blamed the Government and Irish Rail for a strike that will disrupt some 160,000 passengers. The planned nationa(...)

Grand Canal Dock Dart station

It now seems inevitable that the State’s rail network will come to a standstill on Sunday and Monday. The strike may just be the first in a series of (...)

Iarnród Éireann is to lose €500,000 in State funding if services are cancelled as a result of planned strike action due to commenceon Sunday. A decision by the company’s chief executive to holiday in Mauritius during the dispute has also been criticised.   Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

The chief executive of Iarnród Éireann David Franks is to return to Ireland early from his holidays in advance of a planned strike which is expected t(...)