Concerns Raised Over Crane Manufacturer Review

Crane manufacturer Liebherr has announced its intention to review its operations in Killarney, Co Kerry, raising concerns for the 670 people employed at the site.

It is understood that the decision follows a Labour Court ruling that Liebherr should give its staff a disputed pay increase.

The company is reportedly "disappointed" with the Labour Court ruling.

Some 300 SIPTU workers had launched industrial action over the pay issue, and had staged a strike at the plant last month.

The company have said that the action had resulted in work already being sent to plants in Germany.

The company are now to review their operations in Killarney.


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