ESB technicians, members of the Independent Workers’ Union,  during a strike outside the ESB South Lotts depot in Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Technicians working for ESB Networks are to continue a work-to -rule which has been in operation for more than a fortnight. However no further strike(...)

Technicians belonging to the Independent Workers’ Union on strike outside the ESB South Lotts depot in Dublin on Friday April 23rd. Further strike action, which the union says has been prompted by a lack of consultation over work to be outsourced, is expected to take place on Thursday. Photograph: Laura Hutton/The Irish Times

ESB Networks has said it has formally issued proceedings in the High Court against the Independent Workers’ Union (IWU) seeking damages and other reli(...)

Technicians belonging to the Independent Workers’ Union on strike outside the ESB South Lotts depot in Dublin. Photograph: Laura Hutton

The ESB is in a bit of a bind over the current dispute, which saw several hundred network technicians take to the picket lines on Friday. A further t(...)

ESB Networks said on Thursday evening that the 24-hour stoppage strike by the IWU was ‘unlawful’.

ESB Networks has suggested that a strike by several hundred network technicians on Friday had very limited impact on services. However, a work-to-rul(...)