SIPTU members going on strike at LISK plant in Gort

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Galway Daily news SIPTU members going on strike at LISK plant in Gort

Employees at the LISK Ireland plant in Gort will be going on strike next week over an industrial dispute.

SIPTU members at the LISK plant will be engaging in a one-day work stoppage next Monday, April 4.

The union said that this is a result of management failing to engage with union representatives on multiple issues of concern.

SIPTU Organiser, Stephen Lavelle, said: “Our members were left with no option other than to begin industrial action due to a management refusal to respect a Labour Court recommendation that the company engage in negotiations with their union.”

“The Labour Court further recommended that these negotiations should aim to conclude a collective agreement for workers at the electronic component manufacturing plant.”

“Management has ignored a several invitations from SIPTU representatives to discuss and resolve a number of concerns that our members have expressed in relation to improving their terms and conditions of employment.”

The LISK Ireland manufacturing plant on the Ennis Road at Rindifin, Gort produces control devices, solenoids and solenoids valves for the New York based company.