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# Strike

Gardaí to begin withdrawing overtime in first of five Tuesdays of industrial action
They will enter a de facto work-to-rule by not working overtime on Budget Day, Halloween night and three other dates in October.
2nd October 2023
Bus Éireann services not running in Limerick this morning due to 'unofficial' industrial action
Bus Éireann said it is “continuing to make every effort to resolve this situation and would like to apologise to affected customers”.
Last week
24th September 2023 - 30th September 2023
Allowing health and community workers' strike to go ahead would be 'unthinkable'
5,000 health and community workers are set to strike “indefinitely” on 17 October.
Health and community workers to strike 'indefinitely' from 17 October over staffing concerns
The unions said the sector is facing a “crisis” in staff recruitment and retention.
Last month
September 2023
Most Spanish women footballers rejoin squad after deal with federation
Some players expressed fear of facing sanctions if they refused to play.
Most Spanish women footballers rejoin squad after deal
Some players expressed fear of facing sanctions if they refused to play.
More than 12,000 workers taking part in 'historic' strike at 'Big Three' car companies in the US
The powerful auto workers’ union strike began overnight in a dispute over pay.
August 2023
French air traffic controllers consider strike action during Rugby World Cup
Ireland are due to play Tonga the day after the suggested strike action.
French air traffic controllers consider strike action during Rugby World Cup
Ireland are due to play Tonga the day after the suggested strike action.
UN condemns 'heinous' Russian missile strike that killed seven in Ukrainian city
Zelenskyy said the attack hit in the centre of the city in a square that houses a polytechnic university and a theatre.
'Some amount of skulduggery going on': The Iceland Saga
Iceland’s Irish operations have been in difficulty since their franchising last February
Darragh O'Brien claims retained firefighters' strike is a 'severe threat to public safety'
The minister urged a union official not to escalate industrial action this weekend.
Emmy Awards postponed by almost four months over Hollywood strikes
The Emmys are the most significant event so far to be delayed by Hollywood’s first industry-wide walkout in more than 60 years.
Workers' occupation of Iceland Talbot St enters 7th week after bank holiday demonstration
The workers have been occupying the Talbot St premises for over forty days.
Iceland workers at Talbot St store enter fortieth day of occupation
A report by
Steven Fox
The occupation comes after the sudden closures of Iceland stores around the country.
"Something has to change": Retained firefighters call for complete overhaul of service
A report by
Steven Fox
Firefighters across Ireland have been striking to try and resolve critical issues within the service
Hollywood writers to resume talks over strike
The Writers Guild of America walkout, which began over the threat of artificial intelligence, has brought Hollywood production to a halt.
July 2023
Emerald Airlines pilot industrial action suspended ahead of Fórsa and airline management meeting
Fórsa had issued notice to Emerald Airlines of a 24-hour work stoppage which was due to take place this Friday.
Fórsa seeks meeting with Emerald Airlines management in effort to resolve pilots dispute
Pilots served notice of 24-hour work stoppage on Thursday, to take place ahead of the August bank holiday weekend.
Emmy Awards postponed due to Hollywood strikes
The awards were scheduled to be broadcast on 18 September.
Emerald Airlines pilots serve 24-hour work stoppage notice ahead of August bank holiday weekend
Emerald Airlines is the carrier which holds the regional franchise for Aer Lingus.
Retained firefighters to resume strike action after rejecting Labour Court recommendations
The suspension on strike action will now be lifted and it will commence at every fire station from Wednesday, 26 July.
Oppenheimer review: Cillian Murphy shines in intense epic about the 'father of the atomic bomb'
A stunning supporting cast and gorgeous visuals tell a compelling story about a deeply complicated man.
Several Irish flights cancelled as strikes take place in Italy
The strike by ground crew left some 250,000 travellers stranded in one of the world’s top tourist spots.
Poll: Do you support the Hollywood actors' strike?
The union’s demands have focused on dwindling pay in the streaming era, and the threat posed by artificial intelligence.
This year
Retained firefighters begin industrial action over recruitment and retention issues
During the campaign of industrial action, members are due to restrict their work to only responding to emergency calls.
Retained Firefighters to begin industrial action on 6 June with possibility of strike
Rolling work stoppages are scheduled to commence during the following week with an all-out strike set for 20 June if the dispute has not been resolved.
Flagship shows off air as BBC Northern Ireland journalists go on strike on count day
Election coverage is due to resume tomorrow following the strike action.
BBC journalists set to strike on first day of election count in Northern Ireland
The move by the National Union of Journalists is in response to cutbacks at Radio Foyle.
Ambulance workers vote for strike action over delays to proposed pay reforms
A proposed new pay scale has not been implemented despite negotiations.
US late-night talk shows to go off air as Hollywood writers strike
The strike means late-night shows are expected to grind to a halt immediately, while television series and movies scheduled for release later this year and beyond could face major delays.
England's NHS set for 'most disruptive industrial action' in history as junior doctors strike
Up to a quarter of a million appointments could be postponed, according to the NHS Confederation.
Germany braces for serious disruptions as transport staff set to stage 'mega-strike'
Workers at airports, ports, railways, buses and metro lines throughout much of Germany are expected to join the 24-hour walkout.
'I don't know how they stood there for 406 days. I really don't'
A new documentary explores what the Debenhams workers experienced while on their picket, in their own words.
Wales' Six Nations clash with England in doubt as players consider strike action
There is a huge sense of uncertainty for Welsh players and their families amid a contract freeze.
French strikes hit trains and schools as a million protesters push back on pension age increase
An unpopular pension reform would increase the retirement age.
UK faces 'hugely disrupted day' as biggest strike action in NHS history takes place
Nurses and ambulance staff are walking out together for the first time.
Health workers take to picket lines in Northern Ireland over pay and safe staffing
Paramedics are among the workers taking part at picket lines across the region today.
Teachers in England and Wales vote for strikes in pay dispute
The National Education Union has declared seven days of walkouts in February and March.
Last year
Ryanair strike in Belgium grounds dozens of flights
The action set to halt 30 percent of the airlines’ flights through its Belgium hub.