Irish Cement workers reach settlement, Ireland

Irish Cement workers reach settlement, Ireland
21 May 2012

Workers at Irish Cement, a subsidiary of CRH, on Friday voted to accept proposals agreed between the company and worker representatives which provides a settlement to the dispute at plants in Castlemungret, Co. Limerick and Platin, Co. Meath.

SIPTU Organiser, Karan O'Loughlin, said: "The workers have voted by a large majority to accept the proposals agreed between worker representatives and the company following a mediation process overseen by an independent chairman.

"The implementation of these proposals will result in the workers being paid the monies which the company owes them. The workers will return to work on Monday (21st May) and pickets at the plants have been lifted with immediate effect."??Strike action began on 3rd April following a decision to take industrial action by the Irish Cement Group of Unions which includes SIPTU, TEEU and Unite. (Source:


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