SIPTU Calls For Yes Vote To Croke Park Extension

The SIPTU executive council will campaign in favour of the extension to the Croke Park deal, the unions general president Jack O'Connor has said.

Mr O'Connor said the union would recommend a yes vote because it wants to keep the protections of the agreement, saying that the proposals are the best that could be obtained through negotiations, and the best strategy for workers is to stick with the proposed collective agreement.

He added that voting No would not make the problems in Ireland go away, and will leave workers facing the cuts agenda without agreement protections.


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