Ireland - Childminding dispute referred to Workplace Relations Commission - June 30, 2016

Staff at Childminding Ireland are on an indefinite strike since the beginning of June 2016 after five workers were served redundancy notices. Trade union IMPACT has agreed to attend a Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) mediation meeting on the dispute. Neither the union, nor its members in Childminding Ireland, received any contact from the agency’s management since their strike got underway on 7 June. The company has indicated that future staff will be required to have a childcare qualification. Workers will continue the action until management reverses its decision, and enters talks over a proposed restructuring.

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