Press Release

Labour Court hearing scheduled for Liebherr dispute

Date Released: 28 November 2013

SIPTU members at Liebherr Container Cranes, Killarney, have accepted an invitation to the attend a hearing of the Labour Court on Wednesday, 4th December, to discuss a dispute at the company concerning its failure to honour a pay claim that was due to workers since 2009.

SIPTU Organiser, Marie Kearney, said: “Following the acceptance by our members of the invitation from the Deputy Chairman of the Labour Court, Caroline Jenkinson, to attend a hearing into the dispute all industrial action at Liebherr has been suspended.”

Notice of industrial action was served by SIPTU on Liebherr earlier this month. Following this the workers implemented a ban on overtime and undertook a one-day work stoppage on Wednesday, 27th November.


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