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Former Waterford Crystal workers wait on court ruling

The European Court of Justice will rule on Thursday whether the government has done enough for former workers at Waterford Crystal whose pensions were slashed after the company went bust.

20th April, 2013
The European Court of Justice.

The European Court of Justice will rule on Thursday whether the government has done enough for former workers at Waterford Crystal whose pensions were slashed after the company went bust.

The case revolves around whether Ireland has complied with a 2007 ECJ judgment which stated that member states should provide some protection for occupational pension schemes when the employer went bankrupt - though they do not have to cover all losses.

The court will also consider...

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