Ireland - Luas dispute hardens - February 29, 2016

The company Luas drivers have engaged in a series of strikes (see the January Newsletter). The dispute at Luas centres on demands for improved terms and conditions. Luas workers are seeking increases of between 8 and 53% as well as improvements in employment conditions. The prospect of further strikes has increased following the collapse of planned conciliation talks between management and staff representatives. The Workplace Relations Commission said that it had decided that the planned talks would not go ahead as a row over toilet breaks by drivers, which the company considers to be unofficial industrial action, continues.

English: http://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/collapse-of-planned-luas-talks …   

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