Empty platforms and idle trains are seen at  Heuston Station in Dublin during last week’s strike. Talks aimed at averting a second two-day strike are due to  resume  at the Labour Relations Commission today. Photograph: PA

Further strike action by union members at Irish Rail is “not going to sort out anything other than do damage to the company,” Taoiseach Enda Kenny ins(...)

Representatives of the National Bus and Rail Union (NRBU), SIPTU and Irish Rail attended exploratory talks this afternoon. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photography

Exploratory talks involving Irish rail management and unions have concluded for the weekend but will resume on Monday.The Labour Relations Commission (...)

The Labour Relations Commission has intervened in the dispute at Iarnród Éireann which saw services hit by a two-day strike last Sunday and Monday.

Iarnród Éireann is facing losses of €20 million even after the implementation of its controversial temporary pay cuts for staff which led to 2-day str(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has welcomed the revised LRC proposals for hospital consultants. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Any hospital consultants taking up a post under the new proposed new higher pay scales will have to sign up to the Haddington Road agreement, the Depa(...)

The HSE said health service management accepted the new proposals drawn up by the LRC and advertising for consultants on the new rates would begin early next month.  Photograph: Hugh Macknight/PA Wire

The HSE is to begin advertising for hospital consultants on new higher pay scales which have been proposed by the Labour Relations Commission. However(...)

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(...)

 A picket on Monday outside  Greyhound Recycling by supporters and workers at Crag Avenue, Clondalkin Industrial Estate, Dublin.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney/ Collins

Representatives of workers at Dublin waste management firm Greyhound are to attend the Labour Relations Commission today to discuss a pay-related dis(...)

Under the proposals consultants would also have scope for receiving higher salaries for taking on more senior posts as heads of departments or clinical directors. Photograph: Getty Images

Talks between the Government and the Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) on a new pay and career structure deal for new hospital consultants have broken (...)

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(...)