Prisons face disruption as officers plan 'work to rule' – Irish Independent

Prison officers say they have been forced into taking industrial action and will adopt a “work to rule” policy later this month, which will cause major disruption in jails around the country. he Irish Prison Officers Association (IPOA) has announced that their 3,200 members, who work in 14 prisons across the State, will take the

Angry prison officers to vote in strike ballot – Irish Independent

PRISON officers are preparing to declare strike action for the first time in more than 25 years amid serious concerns over their safety in the country’s jails. There are growing tensions between unions and the Irish Prison Service (IPS) over proposed new cutbacks in officers’ conditions of employment. They have also voiced concern about their