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Former Clerys chief critical of workers' treatment

Actions 'legally right but morally wrong', says PJ Timmins

3rd June, 2016
Former Clerys chief responds to closure controversy Pic Feargal Ward

The former chief executive of Dublin department store Clerys has criticised the way workers in the company were treated when the store was closed last year.

Speaking at a conference in Dublin, PJ Timmins said he agreed with Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s description of Clerys’ treatment of workers as ‘grossly insensitive and appalling’.

He also questioned the morality of separating assets and liabilities, adding that, while legally right, what took place...

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