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Paddy Power threatens to report union reps to gardaí over shop visits

Dispute escalates as Paddy Power tells Mandate trade union that gardaí will be called if its officials go into premises to talk to staff

Aaron Rogan

News Correspondent

@aarrogan
16th February, 2020
Paddy Power has warned a trade union that its representatives will be reported to the Garda Síochána if they enter its bookie shops to meet members.

Paddy Power has warned a trade union that its representatives will be reported to the Garda Síochána if they enter its bookie shops to meet members.

The company and the Mandate union have been in a long-running and escalating dispute which began when staff made claims that they were being forced to work without proper breaks in the company’s shops.

Ahead of a Labour Court ruling on whether the...

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