The INMO’s executive has recommended that members should support the proposed new agreement in a forthcoming ballot.

Psychiatric nurses have suspended strike action planned for next week as discussions continued over a proposed deal to tackle pay and staffing issues.(...)

The sleeping carer was one of two carers and one nurse on night duty at the nursing home tasked with looking after 23 patients. File image: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

A care worker was found sleeping on two chairs in a staff kitchen at a nursing home while a daughter of a patient was frantically looking for a member(...)

Trade union Siptu has deferred strike action by some 400 members at pharmaceutical giant, Pfizer after both sides agreed to attend a meeting at the Workplace Relations Commission. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/PA Wire

Trade union Siptu has deferred strike action by some 400 members at pharmaceutical giant, Pfizer after both sides agreed to attend a meeting at the Wo(...)

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation   insists the Government has to address nurses’ salaries to resolve the dispute. Photograph: Getty Images

There is no guarantee that giving a pay rise of 8 per cent, or even up to 12 per cent, to nurses would solve the problem of recruitment and retention (...)

Nurses on the picket line at St Vincent’s hospital, Merrion Road, Dublin, last Wednesday. Photograph:  Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

As nearly 40,000 nurses and midwives stage a second day on strike on Tuesday, the HSE has warned that emergency departments will come under “extreme p(...)

A retailer has been asked to pay €6,000 to a worker sacked as a result of the fallout from accidentally spilling a cup of hot pot noodles on a child. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Workplace Relations Commission has recommended that a retailer pay €6,000 to a worker who was sacked as a result of the fallout from accidentally (...)

The WRC found  the woman was dismissed on age grounds as her  dismissal letter shows she was not dismissed for poor performance.  Photograph: Alan Betson

A solicitor’s firm has been ordered to pay €25,680 to a 68 year-old woman after she was ‘compulsorily retired’. Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) (...)

RTÉ last year agreed to review the employment status of 106 contractors after an independent report.

Talks with State broadcaster RTÉ in relation to the employment status of more than 100 of its contractors have been “tortuous and extremely difficult”(...)

An Irish soccer fan has been awarded €24,200 arising from his summary dismissal by Irish Rail due to his jailing for assault during the Euros in Franc(...)

“While the proposals are not everything we wanted, we feel they are reasonable in the context specifically of Ulster Bank.” Photograph: Tom Honan

Members of the main union representing workers at Ulster Bank have voted in favour of a proposed average 3 per cent pay rise this year for most of its(...)

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