South-East (IRL); Southern and Eastern
Manufacture of rubber and plastics products, and other non-metallic mineral products
23 - Manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products
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Of the 234 job reductions at Waterford Crystal, 129 will affect temporary workers on short-term contracts, as well as 105 voluntary redundancies drawn from the permanent workforce.
The terms of the voluntary redundancy arrangements will be 6 weeks pay per year of service, inclusive of statutory entitlements. The company has attributed the redundancies to a slowdown in demand in its critical US market.
24-07-2003Industrial relations news
17-07-2003The Irish Times