Ireland -Escalating industrial action at Dunnes stores -April 26, 2015

Dispute over zero-hour contracts and working conditions. Some workers dismissed for taking part in the one-day strike.

Dunnes Stores workers say ‘absolutely everything is on the table’ in their dispute with management - including an all-out strike (see our March Newsletter). Many staff members were out on picket lines across Ireland on April 2 in a dispute over zero-hour contracts and working conditions. Trade union Mandate, which represents about two-thirds of the workforce, said that it is considering legal action over its claims that some workers were dismissed for taking part in the one-day strike.

English: http://utv.ie/News/2015/04/27/Dunnes-Stores-dispute-may-escalate-beyond …

http://www.breakingnews.ie/ireland/everything-on-the-table-in-workers-dispute-with-dunnes …  

 

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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