An Post’s    existing package offers staff six weeks’ pay for every year of service, up to a total of two years’ pay, if they choose redundancy. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

An Post is offering workers opting for voluntary redundancy when a mail centre closes next year up to €10,000 extra on top of existing severance terms(...)

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/

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

About 650 Dublin-based staff are set for compulsory redundancy at HCL Technologies, the Indian outsourced services group, which has allowed Eir  terminate its contract. Photograph: Maxwells

The threat of strike action has subsided at the outsourcing company that operates Eir’s call centres, after a divisive internal ballot in which staff (...)

Eir this month announced it is taking back in-house about 950 roles from HCL Technologies, the Indian call centre company that runs the contract.

About 1,000 staff at the outsourcing company that operates Eir’s customer call centre are to ballot for industrial action over “derisory” redundancy p(...)

Eir HQ at Heuston South Quarter in Dublin. The majority of those affected will either have to relocate out of Dublin to other facilities, or take redundancy.

Eir is taking the contract for its call centre back inhouse in a move that will bring 950 outsourced staff back into the company fold. It has decided(...)

Departing Eir staff are being offered five weeks’ pay per year of services, capped at two years’ pay, according to sources.  Photograph: Alan Betson

Eir has unveiled plans to cut 750 jobs days after a majority stake in the company was acquired by two French firms controlled by telecoms billionaire (...)

BT Ireland said  while it fully respected an individual’s right to be a union member “we have our own employee representative group with whom we consult on all developments in the company”

Field engineers working for BT Ireland are to go on strike for several days next month in a dispute over collective bargaining and a planned redundanc(...)

General secretary Steve Fitzpatrick: “The CWU, as a part of the An Post group of unions, submitted a pay claim of 6 per cent in 2015. Last week’s Labour Court recommendation of a further 3.5 per cent increase concludes this round.” Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Staff in An Post are to receive pay increases of 3.5 per cent in two instalments under the terms of a Labour Court recommendation. The first phase of(...)

An Post CEO David McRedmond told workers the company will be loss making again next year despite the 28 cent rise in the cost of a stamp. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

An Post CEO David McRedmond told workers the company will be loss making again next year despite the 28 cent rise in the cost of a stamp unless action(...)

Steve Fitzpatrick, General secretary of the Communications Workers Union. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

There is a whiff of belligerence around the industrial relations scene these days. Trade unions and companies in myriad sectors from transport to reta(...)

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