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(...)

The dispute centres on what the Independent Workers’ Union describes as a lack of consultation and meaningful discussion about the outsourcing of work. File photograph: Laura Hutton

Technicians working for ESB Networks are to stage a 48-hour strike from Tuesday morning as part of continuing industrial action. More than 500 networ(...)

ESB technicians, who are members of the Independent Workers’ Union, pictured on strike outside the ESB South Lotts depot in Dublin on April 23rd. The members are taking part in a second 24-hour strike on Thursday. File photograph: Laura Hutton

Technicians working for ESB Networks are to continue a work-to-rule over the bank holiday weekend and stage a 48-hour strike from Tuesday. More than (...)

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(...)

The company has said it is putting contingency arrangements in place ahead of the scheduled work stoppage. Photograph: iStock

ESB Networks has said it intends to take legal action in relation to a dispute involving network technicians who are staging a 24-hour strike today. (...)

Nora Labo of Independent Workers Union attends an Oireachtas committee meeting on Covid-19 response. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

More than 400 complaints have been lodged with the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) on behalf of migrant workers at meat factories this year to da(...)

Nora Labo of the Cork Operative Butchers’ Society addresses the committee on Thursday. Photograph: Oireachtas TV

A great number of Romanian workers for years were cheated out of their social security rights in Ireland by the employment agency who was hiring them (...)

The Communication Workers’ Union has been informed by its Dublin postal drivers’ branch that it is to pull out of the organisation. Photograph: Leah Farrell/RollingNews.ie

Postal drivers are planning to leave their trade union in a dispute over internal restructuring in the organisation. The Communication Workers’ Union(...)

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