Postman Paul Mullaney collecting post. The Covid-19 pandemic has led to a collapse in the mail business and the Communications Union says a whole new postal company now needs to be built up. Photograph:  Keith Heneghan

The Covid-19 pandemic has led to a collapse in the mail business at An Post and a whole new postal company now needs to be built up, the Communication(...)

An Post said family members could register for the free “request a check-in” service by completing the postal address and eircode of the customer at File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Family members can seek for a local postman or postwoman to check in on an older or vulnerable person during the coronavirus crisis under a new servic(...)

UPS is understood to have originally offered a 2%  pay  increase, prompting workers to ballot and subsequently serve notice of industrial action. Photograph: iStock

Notice of industrial action has been withdrawn by workers at the local arm of US package delivery company UPS after an improved pay offer was made on (...)

Last refurbished in 1985, the GPO on O’Connell Street, Dublin  is no longer a ‘healthy or appropriate’ work environment, An Post says. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell/The Irish Times

An Post staff have been told they will move from the GPO “temporarily or permanently” by the end of next year, raising questions over the future of th(...)

An Post’s    existing package offers staff six weeks’ pay for every year of service, up to a total of two years’ pay, if they choose redundancy. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

An Post is offering workers opting for voluntary redundancy when a mail centre closes next year up to €10,000 extra on top of existing severance terms(...)

An Post says it is consolidating and reducing its letter processing capacity in line with global industry trends. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

An Post has been accused of making a strategic mistake following its decision to close the Little Island mail centre in Co Cork with the loss of 216 j(...)

More than 150 trade unionists have signed a declaration calling on the labour movement to advocate for a united Ireland and a new all-Ireland constitu(...)

About 650 Dublin-based staff are set for compulsory redundancy at HCL Technologies, the Indian outsourced services group, which has allowed Eir  terminate its contract. Photograph: Maxwells

The threat of strike action has subsided at the outsourcing company that operates Eir’s call centres, after a divisive internal ballot in which staff (...)

Storm clouds? Close to 1,000 HCL staff in Dublin, Cork, Limerick and Sligo are, theoretically, supposed to transfer over to Eir. In reality, most of these staff will be made redundant.

An impending strike ballot by employees of HCL Technologies, the outsourcing provider that operates Eir’s call centre, doesn’t bode well for a smooth (...)

Eir this month announced it is taking back in-house about 950 roles from HCL Technologies, the Indian call centre company that runs the contract.

About 1,000 staff at the outsourcing company that operates Eir’s customer call centre are to ballot for industrial action over “derisory” redundancy p(...)

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