Tara Mines gives early closure warning over staff pay battle

Tara Mines, which employs 670 people in Ireland, has warned the future of the mine could be in danger if staff win a battle for higher pay.

14th May, 2011

Tara Mines, which employs 670 people in Ireland, has warned the future of the mine could be in danger if staff win a battle for higher pay.

The mining company said that an increase in payroll costs - which represent 51 per cent of its overall costs -would have a detrimental effect on its competitiveness.

Tara said the situation was not sustainable in the long term and if not addressed, would result in the mine closing earlier...

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