“Gardaí Feel They Deserve To Strike”

Written 2 months ago by Hannah Murphy


Garda representatives say there’s a feeling of injustice in the force over not being allowed to strike.

It comes as proposed legislation to allow them access to the Workplace Relations Commission and Labour Court has failed to fully address their concerns.

The Council of Europe determined Gardai should have had this right six years ago.

Conor Staunton from the Garda Representative Association is based in Moate, he says while there’s no plans for industrial action, they deserve to be treated the same as others in the public sector;