Unite, the trade union which represents the majority of the 800 workers at Waterford Crystalâ€™s Kilbarry plant has met again with the receiver appointed to the company and will hold general meetings with members next Wednesday, January 14th to present a clearer picture of events as they are unfolding.
Unite national secretary, Jennie Formby said: "Although this announcement has been widely predicted in the industry, it is nonetheless a major blow, particularly given that it comes on the same day that Heineken announced further job losses in their own UK breweries. We will be engaging in immediate discussions with our stewards to determine what the union's response will be and will be doing all we can to safeguard our members and their families.
Unite, the trade union which represents the majority of the 800 workers at Waterford Crystalâ€™s Kilbarry plant has met with management of the company this morning in light of the company going into receivership.
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