AbbVie told to recognise unions

Siptu told the court that AbbVie’s workers had a right to be represented in any negotiations over pay and work conditions

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
23rd July, 2017
Ryan Quigley, General Manager, AbbVie Ireland

The Irish arm of pharmaceutical company AbbVie has been told to recognise its workers’ rights to be represented by a union in pay talks.

In a hearing this month, Siptu told the court that AbbVie’s workers had a right to be represented in any negotiations over pay and work conditions. Siptu was seeking the right to represent its members in the general operative grade and pointed out that most of the general operative in...

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