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Retail and distribution workers have started a campaign for a new deal to tackle low pay and insecure work. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times.

Retail and distribution workers have started a campaign for a new deal to tackle low pay and insecure work to rebuild the sector following the Covid-1(...)

Former Debenhams workers Donna Byrne and Carmel Grouse outside the rear stock entrance on  Parnell Street, Dublin. File photograph: The Irish Times

The Mandate trade union has called for “definitive action “ from Taoiseach Micheál Martin to resolve the protracted dispute involving the retailer Deb(...)

Former Debenhams workers carry posters calling for support for a protest march in Dublin last month. File photograph: Crispin Rodwell

A potential deal aimed at resolving the long-running dispute involving staff at retailer Debenhams, which went into liquidation earlier this year, has(...)

Brown Thomas Arnotts announced plans to cut almost 15 per cent of jobs across the two stores last month due to trading difficulties arising from the coronavirus pandemic

The owner of Brown Thomas and Arnotts has agreed a voluntary redundancy package with unions, following its recent announcement that it intends to cut (...)

Trade union Mandate said Dunnes Stores had agreed to increase the staff discount card to 20%. File photograph: The Irish Times

Staff at Dunnes Stores are to receive a 10 per cent Covid-19 premium payment backdated to March 9th, according to trade union Mandate. The union sai(...)

 Tesco is set to cut 15,000 jobs in their UK stores. No comment has been made in relation to their Irish outlets. File photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Supermarket giant Tesco is set to cut about 15,000 jobs and close meat, fish and delicatessen counters as part of a deep cost-cutting plan in its UK o(...)

Mandate said “almost all of the claim has now been delivered”.

Staff at Dunnes Stores are to receive a 3 per cent pay rise backdated to October, trade union Mandate has said. The union said this increase means s(...)

More than 150 categories of employee, many of them working in the services and health sectors, automatically receive a modest tax deduction to reflect costs incurred to do their job.

A Revenue Commissioners review of employees’ entitlement to claim flat-rate expenses could effectively cancel out the benefit of Budget 2019 for thou(...)

Unions have asked the Dutch government to mediate between unions and the Swedish furniture retailer. Photograph: Reuters

Unions accused furniture retailer Ikea on Thursday of undermining workers’ rights in the Republic, the US and Portugal, and asked the Dutch government(...)

A picket on Lloyds in the Nutgrove Shopping Centre.

Staff at Lloyds Pharmacy are to be offered a voluntary severance scheme which the company says is an essential efficiency measure to support its long-(...)

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