Ireland - Deal over redundancy at Kerry Foods - March 31, 2018

Workers at Kerry Foods were planning to go on strike over a redundancy dispute. Kerry Foods wants to cut 31 jobs at a plant in Carrickmacross to reduce costs. The over 300 SIPTU union members at the Kerry Food plant reacted by declaring that they would conduct three 24-hour work stoppages. The scheduled strikes were first postponed and now both parties seem to have reached a resolution. The majority of the redundancies will now be taken up by staff at the plant who wish to retire.

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