Friday October 23, 2020

Ogle's strategy puts strain on ESB unions

A vainglorious bid by ATGWU official Brendan Ogle to show the ESB and other trade unions who was boss?

24th September, 2005

A vainglorious bid by ATGWU official Brendan Ogle to show the ESB and other trade unions who was boss? Or a mandated strike by union members to improve their conditions?

Last week's strike of 1,200 ESB technicians against the use of external contractors on a network upgrade made headlines all week.

The intervention of David Begg, the head of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (Ictu) on Wednesday prompted Mick O'Reilly, the ATGWU's regional secretary, to...

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