Ireland -Dunnes’ workers receive 3% wage increase, continue campaign -May 11, 2015

Dunnes Stores offers workers a 3% wage increase, but refuses to guarantee working hours.

Workers at Dunnes Stores, who staged a strike in May, have been told they will be granted a 3% wage increase. The workers have been campaigning for better pay and working conditions. The current wage hike is the third in as many years, but unions have said it remains insufficient. Core of the contention is the Dunnes Stores’ refusal to guarantee working hours, implying that workers regardless of the wage levels could earn full time wages or nothing from one week to the next.

English: http://www.herald.ie/news/dunnes-workers-give-cautious-welcome-to-3pc-increase …

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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