Fears raised over trade union 'split' in Croke Park II poll

Tensions between pro- and anti-Croke Park II unions may prove difficult to contain at Congress level, according to architects of the process.

30th March, 2013
Members of Ictu are trying to prevent major internal ructions over the Croke Park deal. Photo: Photocall

Tensions between pro- and anti-Croke Park II unions have been significantly exacerbated and may prove difficult to contain at Congress level, according to key architects of the process.

A significant number of unions have called for a No vote, including the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation, Unite, the Association of Higher Public and Civil Servants, and the CPSU (Civil Public Service Union). Last week the Teachers' Union of Ireland (TUI) rejected the deal by 85...

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