999 emergency call service workers to strike on Thursday

The work stoppage will be followed by a month of industrial action, the CWU said

6th April, 2016
999 call answering workers will strike on Thursday

The Communication Workers' Union (CWU) said its members working in the 999 emergency call answering service will go ahead with a 12-hour work stoppage at the call centre in Navan, Co. Meath on Thursday, April 7.

The follow-on industrial action will take place from Friday, April 8 to Friday, May 6.

CWU General Secretary Steve Fitzpatrick said the refusal of BT/Conduit Global to pay 999 call workers a basic living wage of €11.50 an hour was “blatant corporate greed”....

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