Ireland -Strike action continues at Bord na Móna -July 1, 2012

Workers at waste disposal and peat briquette production company Bord na Móna staged a one-day strike over a wage dispute in early June. Trade unions Unite, Siptu and TEEU stated that the company failed to implement a court ruling granting that the unions had a legitimate claim to a 3.5% wage increase. Bord na Móna claims it has offered to execute the increase through a bonus but that the union declined this proposal. After management restated its position that it was not possible to improve the proposal reached on 4 April a new strike started 27 June with 1,500 workers back on the picket lines in less than a month.


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