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Public sector protest on Molesworth Street

A protest that only registered with me via the traffic bulletins on the radio yesterday evening. Various public sector workers including firefighters, teachers, administration staff and healthcare workers gathered on Molesworth Street last evening to voice their opposition to recent budget announcements that will affect their pay and entitlements. I popped up around to have [...]

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Today’s strike: public sector workers

Most of the public sector came to a standstill today as workers mounted pickets at their workplaces and government offices around the country, with the exemption of those involved in frontline assistance in areas devastated by flooding in the south and west. The Irish Times has a list of the services that were effected – [...]

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250,000 public servants to strike tomorrow, November 24th

Approximately 250,000 public service employees are expected to take strike action tomorrow. There is some confusion over which unions are taking part in the strike but RTE.ie reports that “almost all public offices and schools will be closed, while many outpatient and non-emergency health procedures will be cancelled“. The following unions are listed as participators [...]

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