Pfizer threat to stop hiring here in pensions row
News comes just days after it Pfizer cancelled a proposed €400 million expansion of plant in Dublin
Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has warned that a major stand-off with unions over pension arrangements could force it to put a freeze on recruitment in Ireland.
The company has warned that it may not recruit further staff if it has to include them in a defined benefit scheme.
Pfizer told the Labour Court at a hearing into its staff pension arrangements that it would not have recruited 100 new staff over the past year if it...
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