Unions reject Bord na Móna offer as 'ploy'

Unions at Bord na Móna will commence a ballot for industrial action on February 20, over a disputed 3.5 per cent pay increase.

12th February, 2012

Unions at Bord na Móna will commence a ballot for industrial action on February 20, over a disputed 3.5 per cent pay increase. Management at the semi-state company will receive a formal letter notifying them of the date tomorrow, and the ballot is expected to last between ten and 14 days.

Most of the company's near 2,000-strong workforce are based at peat facilities in Kildare, Laois and Offaly, and the group of unions have indicated that...

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