Ireland -Water service workers warn of strikes -July 10, 2012

Trade union SIPTU has confirmed that 90% of its members voted in favour of industrial action in case the Department of Environment proceeds with the transition of assets and workers’ duties to Bord Gáis and private sub-contractor companies. The ministry intends to privatise water services. Trade unions have demanded to be consulted and stated it is unacceptable that there are no guarantees regarding working conditions for the employees of the water authority.

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