Ireland -Tara Mines deal accepted -March 25, 2013

Members of trade union SIPTU at Tara Mines, Co. Meath have voted to accept proposals aimed at bringing to a conclusion a long running dispute at the company. Among the key clauses contained in the proposed agreement is a commitment by the owners of Tara Mines, multinational Boliden, to provide future capital investment of €110 million which is needed to maintain the mine’s operation to 2018 and beyond. The proposals also envisage the establishment of a monthly industrial relations forum consisting of worker and management representatives that will discuss changes in work practices arising from the agreement and will be attended on an annual basis by the Boliden President and Chief Executive Officer.

English: http://www.siptu.ie/media/pressreleases2013/mainnews/fullstory ...

 

For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the communications officer at the ETUI, Mariya Nikolova mnikolova@etui.org. For previous issues of the Collective bargaining newsletter please visit http://www.etui.org/E-Newsletters/Collective-bargaining-newsletter. You may find further information on the ETUI at www.etui.org, and on the AIAS at www.uva-aias.net.


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