Ireland - Luas strike disrupts Easter travel - March 31, 2016

The labour dispute at light rail company Luas (see earlier Newsletters) continues. Strikes halted Luas trams on Easter 2016 after staff rejected a pay deal drawn up in a bid to resolve a lengthy industrial dispute at the company. The trade union Siptu had served notice of strike action at Luas on Easter Sunday and Easter Monday, as well as on four other days in April 2016. Drivers and revenue protection grades working on the Luas system, who are members of Siptu, overwhelmingly rejected proposals brokered at the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC).

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