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Harland & Wolff workers have maintained a 24-hour protest at the yard since it entered administration. Photograph: PA Wire

Potential bidders for the stricken Harland & Wolff shipyard must provide details of any proposals that could keep it afloat by midday on Friday, a(...)

Harland & Wolff has been in existence in Belfast for 158 years. Photograph: iStock

Trade union leaders in the North are appealing to the new UK prime minister Boris Johnson to nationalise Belfast’s historic Harland & Wolff shipya(...)

Industry analysts are not ruling out the possibility of global aviation giants Airbus or Boeing making a bid for Bombardier Belfast. Photograph: Getty

Aerospace group Bombardier is to “suspend” compulsory redundancies at its Northern Ireland plants, according to trade union leaders, and will also rei(...)

Grafton College in Portobello, Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

More than 20 teachers, many with children, fear their jobs are gone, just weeks before Christmas after their monthly salaries were not paid over the w(...)

The Central Bank said its rules about desk-sharing are similar to those in other modern organisations. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Central Bank management are to meet trade union officials over a controversial plan to require some staff to share desks, following a significant incr(...)

Archaeologists for Rubicon at work on a site in Dublin. File Photograph

Archaeologists working for archeological and heritage consultancy firm Rubicon Heritage have secured a 9 percent pay increase over 27 months, the trad(...)

Trains sit idle on the platforms at Heuston Station, Dublin last month  during a  second one-day strike by Irish Rail train drivers over pay and conditions. Photograph: PA

Workers at Irish Rail have strongly backed proposals aimed at resolving a dispute over pay at the company which led to two 24-hour strikes last month.(...)

Trains sit idle on the platforms at Heuston Station, Dublin, during a second  one-day strike by Irish Rail train drivers over pay and conditions. Photograph: PA

Irish Rail management warned its parent company as early as September that it could face a five-day strike that would cost it €1.5 million in lost pas(...)

“This dispute could escalate beyond the five strike days already planned unless a serious attempt is made to engage meaningfully with unions.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

As tens of thousands of rail passengers face disruption as a result of the first of a series of rail strikes, the Minster for Transport Shane Ross has(...)

The survey was conducted on behalf of five trade unions – Unite, Mandate and the Communications Workers Union in the Republic, and Unison and the GMB (General, Municipal Boilermakers) in the North. Photograph: Getty Images

One fifth of workers have had “direct experience of abortion”, according to a survey conducted by researchers at Ulster University. The study, in whi(...)

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