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TK Maxx told to recognise union by Labour Court

Workers at the store were looking for a banded hours contract – which provides minimum guaranteed hours for workers

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

@whytebarry
11th March, 2018

The Labour Court has told the owner of discount retailer TK Maxx to recognise trade unions at its store in Arklow, Co Wicklow, where around 30 employees are seeking a new pay deal.

Workers at the store were looking for a banded hours contract – which provides minimum guaranteed hours for workers – as well as pay scales and advance notice of rotas.

The workers, who are represented by trade union Mandate, said that management had...

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