Taoiseach’s bid to end right to strike for some

Taoiseach’s bid to end right to strike for some

Leo Varadkar wants to ban strikes in the public sector

In his manifesto to become the new Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar outlined his intention to introduce legislation banning strikes among public sector workers operating essential services.

Emulating Britain’s recently enacted trade union regime, the proposed legislation would make Labour Court recommendations on employers in “essential public and security services” to be determined by the Oireachtas.

The Taoiseach’s manifesto also provides that the Labour Court would be the final forum for settling trade disputes.

Subscribe from just 1€

Exclusive offers

Choose the subscription that is right for you

Monthly Subscription

€1

For the first month

€19.99 Monthly Thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

Annual Subscription

€200€149

For the first year

€199.99 annually thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

Quarterly Subscription

€55€42

For the first 90 days

€55.00 quarterly Thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

These offers are not available for current subscribers. Offers and pricing are subject to change without notice.

Terms & Conditions Apply

Please Subscribe or Log in to continue

Subscribe Login

Related Articles

More from The Business Post