Tuesday August 4, 2020

Labour Court rebukes Lloyds over its refusal to recognise unions in pay row

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

2nd June, 2019
Gerry Light, assistant general secretary of Mandate

Lloyds pharmacies have been told by the Labour Court to recognise trade unions as part of a lengthy dispute with 170 of its Irish workers.

The workers are seeking a 3.4 per cent pay increase, but the company has declined to engage with the Mandate trade union at several points in the process, according to a recent Labour Court ruling.

In a previous hearing, the court invited Lloyds and Mandate to a conciliation conference at the Workplace...

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