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Ictu president Sheila Nunan said lowering tax rates had superficial appeal for workers but was a deliberate sleight of hand. Photograph: Laura Hutton

Ireland’s trade unions are to press for European Union-wide legislation in a bid to overcome Irish laws that allow employers not to recognise unions i(...)

 Jeremy Hunt talking  with Chelsea Pensioners during a tour of the Royal Hospital Chelsea in London. Photograph:  Kirsty O’Connor/PA Wire

Conservative leadership contender Jeremy Hunt has called for a “technology-led solution” to keep the Border open after Brexit, promising that he will (...)

Customs or security checks at the Border “would  represent an unwelcome return to the past”,   business leaders in the North have warned.

Northern Ireland is “uniquely vulnerable” to potential changes particularly new tariffs and rules as a result of Brexit which will deliver the “bigge(...)

The deal reaffirms the implementation of current rules for changing Dublin Bus schedules

Dublin Bus has said that the additional costs of the new pay deal which ended the strike at the company on Thursday will be financed by a range of eff(...)

Dublin Bus workers on a picket line during day 5 of ongoing strikes at Conyngham Road Bus Depot. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The planned 48-hour strike which would have brought Dublin Bus services to a standstill again on Tuesday and Wednesday has been deferred. However, a(...)

 Dublin Bus strikes: For the moment at least, work stoppages planned for tomorrow and Wednesday are still scheduled to go ahead. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Talks between unions and management at Dublin Bus aimed at averting further strikes are to start today, just hours before the next 48-hour strike is d(...)

 Dublin Bus drivers and staff striking outside the Harristown Bus Depot, Dublin.  Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins

Bus Éireann has said there is an over-supply of bus services on some of the country’s main inter-city routes. It said “the number of seats provided (...)

Motorists in heavy traffic on the Naas Road, Dublin.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Following an escalation of the Dublin Bus dispute as unions announced 13 more days of strikes, Minister for Transport Shane Ross has insisted it would(...)

 Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Shane Ross urged management and unions at Dublin Bus “to engage with each other immediately. Photograph: Eric Luke

Minister for Transport Shane Ross has said it would be inappropriate for him to intervene directly in the dispute at Dublin Bus, which escalated dram(...)

Buses lined up at Conyngham Road Bus Depot after an early return to the garage in advance of this week’s strike. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Dublin Bus passengers will face 13 further days without services in the weeks ahead on foot of a dramatic escalation in the current pay dispute. Un(...)

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