Tag: Ryanair


  Michael O Leary is the poster boy for the Irish rich. He said things they dared not say. Above all, they loved his refusal to recognise unions for thirty two years. But their big hero has been broken. Co-ordinated

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TD says Ryanair climb-down welcome but workers still prepared to fight

Press Release- Bríd Smith TD, People Before Profit 15/12/2017 Brid Smith says O’Leary statement has boosted workers confidence but fight for full union rights still goes on People Before Profit TD, Brid Smith, has said she is delighted that Ryanair, who

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Ryanair accused of 1913 style tactics by TD

“Bullying, blackmail and threats will not stop campaign for the right to union recognition,” says Brid Smith  TD People Before Profit TD, Brid Smith, has said that a letter sent by Ryanair to pilots in Bergamo Italy should be condemned by

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Ryanair pilot strike – Bríd discusses on Primetime RTE 1, 12.12.17

Free collective bargaining and dignity at work. That’s what the pilots are striking for. And more power to their collective elbow! I was pleased to speak up for them on RTE’s Primtime programme this evening.

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TD says the state must not collude with any anti-union campaign by Ryanair management

““This is 2017, not a rerun of 1913; workers have the right to be represented by a union,” says Brid Smith TD Questions remain over state regulator and its oversight in aviation industry says the Dublin South Central TD People

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People Before Profit TD condemns cancellation for the third time of IALPA evidence to be heard at Transport Committee

Press Release- Bríd Smith TD, People Before Profit 05/12/2017 Failure to hear important evidence from pilots could have grave consequences- Bríd Smith TD It is with dismay that Deputy Smith learned today from IALPA (Irish Airline Pilots Association) that tomorrow’s meeting of Transport Tourism

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A toxic relationship between Ryanair and the Irish Aviation Authority?

RYANAIR – A DANGER TO THE TRAVELLING PUBLIC? A potentially toxic relationship exists between the Irish Aviation Authority and Ryanair. The IAA is the ONLY regulator in Europe that’s funded by the airlines it regulates – it made a profit

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Bríd in Dáil transport committee questions the standards of IAA and CAR.

Reps from Irish Aviation Authority and Commissioner for Aviation respond to questions put by Brid Smith TD, People Before Profit, at the Dáil Transport committee. Bríd queried the standards used by the IAA and CAR as applied to Ryanair, compared

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Ryanair chaos highlights Ireland’s poor standard of workers protection

Press Release- Bríd Smith TD, People Before Profit . 26/09/2017 Brid Smith TD challenges Varadkar over O’Leary’s Fine Gael fundraising and states lack of protection for worker’s rights People Before Profit TD Brid Smith has said that the travel chaos inflicted

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