Comment

This strike is the result of years of dismissal and low morale

Cieran Perry and David Grouse, secretary and chair of TCD UNITE, detail the events that led to Trinity’s non-academic staff voting to take strike action against the university

The background to the current industrial relations dispute in Trinity College stretches back to the economic crash of 2008 and the Fianna Fáil/Green Party government’s attack on public service workers at the time. The crash was the result of a

News

Strike action by SIPTU members deferred pending new engagement with College

Talks with Trinity’s HR department sees agreement to postpone notice of strike until April, with parties due before WRC

The Trinity committee of the SIPTU trade union have agreed to defer the serving notice of strike action to College management until after a meeting scheduled to take place in April.

The decision comes in the wake of new talks

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Academic staff to ballot on industrial action in coming days

The Irish Federation of University Teachers call for strike action after exhausting “all possible avenues”

The Irish Federation of University Teachers (IFUT), the union representing academic, administrative and library staff , is to ballot members for strike action. On March 21, members of the Trinity College Branch Executive of IFUT, met to discuss disputes with

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Non-academic staff vote to strike

SIPTU members in College have voted today to strike over conditions and contractual problems

SIPTU members of non-academic staff have voted to strike, having been balloted over the last two weeks. Out of a total valid poll of 551 votes, 395 voted in favour of strike action with 148 votes against. A second ballot …

Comment, Editorial

Students must show solidarity with Trade Unions

Faced with the growing commercialisation of College, students have no choice but to support industrial action

DONT USEE

For the first time in years Trinity faces the prospect of industrial action. The current impasse between non-academic staff and College could be ended through a negotiated settlement; however, we cannot ignore the important implications of the policies College has

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