Tag Archives: Irish Rail

Irish Rail recommendation signals welcome progress

Unite to ballot members as further strike days deferred Progress would not have been achieved without determined action November 10th:  Unite, which represents craft workers in Irish Rail, this evening confirmed that it will be balloting members on the recommendation … Continue reading

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Irish Rail dispute: Unite to attend Labour Court talks tomorrow

November 8th: Trade union Unite, which represents craft workers in Irish Rail, today welcomed the intervention by the Labour Court and confirmed it will be attending the talks scheduled to take place tomorrow (Thursday). Unite Regional Officer Willie Quigley said: … Continue reading

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Irish Rail: Shrinking workforce, rising productivity and frozen wages form backdrop to strike

Unite warns dispute could continue into Christmas season November 6th: Speaking ahead of tomorrow’s 24-hour Irish Rail strike – the second of five planned stoppages – Unite Regional Officer Willie Quigley said that the industrial action was taking place against … Continue reading

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Irish Rail strike: Unite warns of further escalation in absence of meaningful engagement

October 31st: Speaking ahead of tomorrow’s Irish Rail strike, due to start at 00.01 hrs, Unite Regional Officer Willie Quigley this afternoon warned that the dispute may escalate further in the absence of meaningful engagement by management. Unite represents craft … Continue reading

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Iarnród Éireann: Unite members vote for industrial action

Union slams ‘orchestrated’ breakdown of WRC talks October 20th: Unite, which represents craft workers in Iarnród Éireann, today announced that nearly three-quarters of of members have voted for industrial action, up to and including strike action.  The news follows last … Continue reading

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