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People walking the Luas line near Milltown during a  Luas drivers’ strike. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The State’s industrial relations machinery will only intervene again in the Luas dispute if there is a willingness on all sides to come to the table o(...)

People walking the Luas line near Milltown, last week during the first planned two-day stoppage as a result of strike action. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Thousands of commuters will be left stranded again this week as Luas workers are set to hold another two-day strike on Thursday and Friday. It will(...)

People walking the Luas line near Milltown in Dublin last week. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A senior union official warned on Tuesday that the public can expect a period of sustained industrial action on the Luas service unless management add(...)

Luas drivers  at Sandyford Terminus on Thursday. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

More than 90,000 Dublin commuters will be affected by a strike by Luas staff on Friday as the light rail system stops service for a second day. Luas (...)

Talks aimed at averting a planned strike at the Luas light rail system in Dublin get underway at the Workplace Relations Commission on Friday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Further strikes by workers on the Dublin Luas light rail system may be announced in the coming days following unsuccessful talks on Friday aimed at re(...)

Luas operator Transdev claims drivers are seeking pay rises of more than 50 per cent, which the company is not in a position to pay. Photograph: The Irish Times

Staff at the Luas light rail system in Dublin are to stage two 48-hour strikes next month as part of a dispute over pay. Trade union Siptu, which re(...)

Staff at Luas are to ballot for industrial action in early January as part of a campaign to secure pay increases ranging from 28% to over 40%. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Significant disruption is looming for Luas and rail users in the new year. Staff at Luas are to ballot for industrial action in early January as part (...)

Luas staff are seeking pay parity with train drivers at Iarnród Éireann. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Luas tram staff in Dublin are to ballot for industrial action in early January as part of a campaign for pay increases ranging from 28 per cent to mor(...)

Earlier this year, staff at the two State-owned bus companies, Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann,  went on strike on foot of a decision by the National Transport Authority to put 10 per cent of existing services out to tender. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Unions representing workers in Bus Éireann and Dublin Bus are pressing the Government to change legislation which they fear could lead to privatisatio(...)

A file image showing Iarnród Éireann taking delivery of a new intercity railcar carriage in 2011. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Train unions representing staff in Iarnród Éireann have said they will strongly oppose proposals put forward by the EU Commission that the contract to(...)

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