Operator of the Luas system, Transdev, has told staff any industrial action, including the work-to-rule and overtime ban, will lead to staff losing out on annual bonus payments of between €2,500 and €3,000. Photograph: The Irish Times

There has been no noticeable disruption to Luas services this weekend following the introduction of a work-to-rule and an overtime ban ahead of strike(...)

Luas strikes are planned to go ahead on Thursday 11th February and Friday 12th February as well as the following Thursday and Friday. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has pleaded with Luas drivers not to do “huge damage” to the company by engaging in an upcoming series of strik(...)

Talks aimed at averting a planned strike at the Luas light rail system in Dublin get underway at the Workplace Relations Commission on Friday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Further strikes by workers on the Dublin Luas light rail system may be announced in the coming days following unsuccessful talks on Friday aimed at re(...)

Nigel Stephens, Ireland and UK chief executive of Transdev, which operates the Luas, has said employees’ existing pay, terms and conditions were generous. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Staff working at the Luas light rail service in Dublin and the company operating the system are to attend talks at the Workplace Relations Commission (...)

Staff working on the Luas  in Dublin are to stage two 48-hour work stoppages next month as part of a campaign for pay increases. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Government is facing about half a dozen strikes or potential industrial disputes in key areas such as education, transport and health in the run-u(...)

Train drivers are to ballot for strike action as part of a row over plans by Iarnród Éireann a 10-minute frequency Dart service. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Commuters in Dublin are facing the potential of serious disruption next month as Dart drivers warn of strike action over plans by Iarnród Éireann for (...)

Luas operator Transdev claims drivers are seeking pay rises of more than 50 per cent, which the company is not in a position to pay. Photograph: The Irish Times

Staff at the Luas light rail system in Dublin are to stage two 48-hour strikes next month as part of a dispute over pay. Trade union Siptu, which re(...)

Magners cider at the Clonmel factory: C&C is to add 80 jobs at the Tipperary plant after cutting 144 at Borrisoleigh, Co Tipperary, and Shepton Mallet in England

The loss of contracts with supermarket giant Dunnes Stores and another retailer are partly to blame for C&C’s decision to close a bottling plant (...)

C&C, the maker of Bulmers and Magners cider, is closing its water bottling facility in Borrisoleigh, Co Tipperary, in which 140 people work, and a plant in Shepton Mallet, Somerset in England that employes a further 120 people.

Trade union Siptu is seeking an urgent meeting with drinks group C&C as it confirmed plans to shut a bottling plant with the loss of 140 jobs. Th(...)

Luas staff are seeking pay parity with train drivers at Iarnród Éireann. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Staff at the Luas light rail system in Dublin have voted overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action in support of a claim for pay increases of betw(...)