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Unite says the DAA had repeatedly moved the goalposts in pursuit of its sole aim: to outsource Unite members’ work to third-party companies. Photograph: iStock

Craft workers have accused Dublin Airport operator DAA of “a series of U-turns” in a dispute that could prompt a strike at the country’s biggest gatew(...)

Workers to ballot on potential strike action include airfield electricians

Dublin Airport is facing potential strikes in the weeks ahead by craft workers. The Unite and Connect trade unions said on Friday that they would be (...)

Connect regional secretary Sean Heading said suggestions that DAA would outsource the work had angered members.  Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

DAA could meet trade union Connect next week for talks on a dispute over the State company’s plans to outsource maintenance jobs in Dublin Airport. T(...)

The Daa, the operator of Dublin airport, says   the changes requested from the workers are “no different and in many areas considerably less than that sought from other colleagues across our business”. Photograph:   Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

Daa, the operator of Dublin airport, is to move to outsource the provision of frontline maintenance services, a move that is expected to be opposed by(...)

DAA staff at Dublin and Cork airports took a 20% pay cut in April after air travel was largely grounded across Europe and the US. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Most workers at Cork and Dublin airports face a vote on work practice changes as each grapples with massive declines in passenger numbers. DAA, the S(...)

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.(...)

 A deserted  Connolly Station with parked up trains  during the first of five 24-hour stoppages by Irish Rail workers on November 1st, 2017. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

The head of Irish Rail has expressed concern that a prolonged dispute on the country’s railways is becoming a possibility which would damage its busin(...)

Minister for Transport Shane Ross says  a strike at Bus Éireann would be “very damaging to the travelling public, the workforce, rural communities and the company itself”

Unions have warned an indefinite all-out strike by staff at Bus Éireann will begin on February 20th if the company goes ahead with radical cost-saving(...)

 Minister forTransport Shane Ross: must “kickstart a resolution process”. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The crisis at Bus Éireann will turn into a full-blown, all-out strike across public transport in the State unless the Minister for Transport, Shane Ro(...)

Closing down the  Expressway service may be the only viable way to save Bus Éireann from  collapse. Photograph: Eric Luke

Staff in Bus Éireann are to be presented with a range of cost-saving proposals by management on Monday after the war of words over the future of the l(...)

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