Poolbeg strike ended as Covanta reinstate some dismissed workers

Company said it "deeply regrets the disruption caused"

24th May, 2016
Almost 2,600 personnel have been employed on-site since the project started

Work will re-start at the Poolbeg incinerator site after an unofficial stoppage involving nearly half of the almost 800 workers on-site.

The work stoppage had begun following the dismissal of three workers from the site last Friday, as well as over complaints that migrant workers were being paid below the agreed rates.

However, an agreement has been reached between the workers -- who are represented by the Unite trade union -- to reinstate the workers and...

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