Members of the Association of Secondary Teachers of Ireland (ASTI) take part in a strike  over a pay dispute in  November.  Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

The industrial relations year began with threats of strikes at the Luas light rail system in Dublin. It will end with the knock-on impact of the Luas(...)

Ministers were alarmed at how close the State came to an unprecedented strike by more than 12,000 gardaí last month. File photograph: Getty Images

New restrictions on members of An Garda Síochána going on strike or taking other forms of industrial action are expected to be discussed by the Cabine(...)

The AGSI described the Horgan report as a “missed opportunity” to forensically examine pay, allowances and industrial relations matters in the Garda organisation.

Garda organisations have questioned the legality of any move to impose pension sanctions on their members if they engaged in strike action. The Garda(...)

AGSI sources said the union would likely be prepared to accept some sort of “ground rules” in exchange for access to the Workplace Relations Commission, while GRA sources noted that other European police forces had waived their right to strike in exchange for higher pay. File photograph: Getty Images

The Government is considering introducing new restrictions to prevent gardaí from engaging in strike action as they had threatened last month. Sourc(...)

Members of the Garda Representative Association (GRA) including Kieran O’Neill (centre) at the Workplace Relations Commission during talks in November. File photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Rank-and-file gardaí have voted by a large majority to accept a pay offer because they realised the Government would not be in a position to offer an(...)

Is anyone in the Garda Representative Association (GRA) able to look beyond what they perceive to be their own self-interest? Because if so, they shou(...)

Kevin Duffy said he could assure gardaí that they would receive a full impartial hearing by the commission.  Photograph: Eric Luke

The head of the Public Service Pay Commission has retracted controversial comments in which he described the recent threatened strike by gardaí as be(...)

The threat of the State’s first all-out strike by Garda members has been lifted - for now. Strike action has been suspended by both Garda bodies, but (...)

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe has issued a strong warning that any additional pay rises for public servants will be at the expense of State services. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The Government has issued a strong warning that any additional pay rises for public servants will be at the expense of State services, since there wil(...)

 Members of the Garda Representative Association (GRA) Ciaran O’Neill president (left) and  Pat Ennis general secretary speak to reporters before their decision to call off today’s planning strike. Photograph: Collins

The Tánaiste has welcomed the decision to defer a nationwide garda strike scheduled for today. The Garda Representative Association (GRA) and the As(...)

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