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Court orders Molex to hand over documents on employee health claims

A former worker at the US firm‘s Shannon plant claims his Parkinson’s disease is linked to exposure to dangerous chemical

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

24th November, 2019
Last month Molex announced it would be closing the Shannon plant with the loss of 500 jobs

American multinational Molex has been ordered by the Court of Appeal to hand over any documents relating to claims of the occurrence of neurodegenerative disorders among its employees in Ireland and the US.

Molex, which is in the process of shuttering its Irish operations, is being sued by Patrick McNally, a former employee, who has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. McNally has claimed his condition is linked to a number of years of exposure to...

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