BOSE WORKERS ACCEPT REDUNDANCY PROPOSALS

28 February 2015 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Union members at the Bose factory in Carrickmacross, due to be closed at the end of May with the loss of 140 jobs, have voted overwhelmingly in favour of redundancy proposals negotiated by their representatives.

SIPTU Industrial Organiser Jim Mc Veigh welcomed the result of the ballot saying: “We negotiated what we considered to be a fair and reasonable redundancy package. We recommended the proposals to our members and they have voted overwhelmingly in favour of the package. SIPTU will be continuing discussions with the company, the government and the IDA, to try to ensure that alternative investment might be found for the Bose site.”

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