Varadkar talks tough over Shannon airport transfer

Transport minister Leo Varadkar has taken a hard line with Shannon Airport staff who do not want to transfer to the new independent airport company.

30th December, 2012
Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar.

Transport minister Leo Varadkar has taken a hard line with Shannon Airport staff who do not want to transfer to the new independent airport company.

Transferring from the Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) into the new company is "mandatory", according to a letter sent to the Irish Congress of Trade Union's industrial officer, Liam Berney, by the secretary-general of the Department of Transport. The letter was sent following a meeting between Ictu representatives and minister Varadkar...

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