Ireland -Cement workers accept proposals that end strike -May 17, 2012

Workers from Irish Cement Ltd, a company owned by CRH group, accepted an agreement concluded between the company and workers representatives after following a mediation process overseen by an independent chairman. Pickets were placed on the entrances to Irish Cement Ltd plants on 3rd April after the company refused to oblige a labour court recommendation regarding unpaid compensation. Workers returned to work on Monday (21st May) and pickets at the plants were lifted with immediate effect.

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