21/09/2016

Element Six Strike Action Deferred For Talks Continuation

Strike action due to begin today, 21 September, at Element Six in Shannon, Co Clare, has been deferred, SIPTU the union has announced.

The 24-hour work stoppage has been put back for two weeks to continue talks with management at the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC).

SIPTU Organiser, Ray Mitchell, said: "This dispute concerns the failure of management to fully implement a Labour Court recommendation in relation to changes of work practices and shift patterns at the industrial diamond manufacturing plant.

"The workers have decided to defer their work stoppage in order to concentrate efforts on the talks at the WRC in the hope that a resolution to the dispute can be agreed."

(MH/CD)

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