Siptu scores Labour Court victory over union recognition by US firm

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
4th June, 2017
The Labour Court Pic: RollingNews.ie

The American semiconductor maker Microsemi has been told to recognise a labour union so its workers can collectively bargain on work and conditions.

Microsemi employs about 270 people in Ireland and was last week taken to the Labour Court by the trade union Siptu.

The company did not appear at the hearing, where Siptu argued that its members wanted to engage collectively with the company on their terms and conditions of employment, as well as grievance...

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