Ireland - Strike at Lloyd’s pharmacies continues - August 31, 2018

After work stoppages earlier in August, workers at the Lloyd’s Pharmacy chain say they will escalate their industrial action with three full-day stoppages unless management engages with trade union Mandate. Mandate stated that the company had refused to negotiate with the union. Lloyds Pharmacy said it already negotiated with an in-house Colleague Representative Council. Mandate union represents 220 of the company's 800 retail workers and drivers. The union is demanding a pay increase and incremental pay scales, a sick pay scheme, security of hours with no zero-hour contracts, and improved annual leave and public holiday entitlements.

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