Strike avoided as High Court grants injunction to Airport Authority

A planned SIPTU strike has been blocked by the High Court.

12th March, 2014
The strike would likely have caused disruptions for thousands of passengers ahead of St. Patrick's Day

A planned four-hour strike which was expected to disrupt flights at Dublin, Cork and Shannon airports this Friday has been averted.

The High Court this afternoon granted an injunction to the Dublin Airport Authority, directing SIPTU to withdraw the planned industrial action, which was part of a long-running dispute over problems in the pension scheme that covers workers at all three airports, as well as Aer Lingus.

The strike would likely have caused disruption to...

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