Tesco picket in Sligo could spread to other stores

first_img Harps come back to win in Waterford Tesco picket in Sligo could spread to other stores By News Highland – December 6, 2018 News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction Facebook WhatsApp Pinterest Facebook WhatsApp Mandate says workers are on the picket-line at Tesco in Sligo today, in an action that could lead to it spreading to its other 150 stores.Its members voted to strike at the outlet in the town today and again on Friday week.They claim they will no longer be given the right by the company to be represented by a trade union.Mandate’s Ciaran Campbell says if there’s no progress, they’ll step up their action………..Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/08tesco.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.In a statement Tesco Ireland say:”We are disappointed Mandate proceeded with its action today at our Sligo store as this is a local dispute involving local issues that didn’t warrant a strike.  Our store remains open throughout and we thank our colleagues and the public for their co-operation.The strike breaches the union and the company’s agreed procedures for disputes.  Tesco urges Mandate to resume co-operation with the industrial relations processes of the State having rejected a conciliation conference at the Workplace Relations Commission on October 24th regarding the issues in Sligo.  Mandate should call off its other proposed one-day stoppages during this busy time as it is inconveniencing customers in the run up to Christmas and only encouraging cross-border shopping in the North West.Tesco continues to offer the best pay and benefits in our sector and remains the only major employer in the food retail sector to recognise Mandate.  Against what remains a very competitive and challenging market place with retail price deflation, sterling weakness and the resumption of cross-border shopping, Tesco this year awarded a 2% pay increase for in-scope colleagues.  In addition this year we awarded between 2% and 5% bonus meaning most colleagues have received a combined benefit of between 4% and 7% in 2018 alone, as well as having already received a combined 6% of increases since 2015.  Tesco also has official accreditation from its colleagues as a Great Place to Work.”center_img Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty Twitter Pinterest DL Debate – 24/05/21 Google+ Previous articleDonegal GAA Convention takes place tonight in Donegal TownNext articleFinn Valley duo named among world walk judges News Highland Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR AudioHomepage BannerNews Google+last_img read more

Trapattoni lauds goal king Keane

first_img He added: “I wish to congratulate him because he scored. At the moment, he is in good form, but I repeat what I said yesterday, he is also one of the best players in Europe.” Keane needed just five minutes to celebrate his 126th senior international appearance in style when he swept the ball past goalkeeper Gunnar Nielsen from Aiden McGeady’s cross. Despite coming under concerted pressure, the Faroes held out until half-time, but Keane was in the right place at the right time once again 10 minutes after the restart to convert Seamus Coleman’s inviting ball. Keane capped the perfect evening from close range with nine minutes remaining when substitutes James McClean and Conor Sammon joined forces to present him with a tap-in, his 59th international goal. Keane told Sky Sports 1: “All in all, it’s been a great occasion for everybody. I’m glad it’s over now. There was a lot of fuss before the game, but the important thing obviously was concentrating on playing football. We did that and got the three points, so everybody’s happy. “There was a lot of talk about getting the record caps, but for me that was almost in the back of my mind. It was about playing the game and playing in the right manner and getting the right result for the team. “Certainly it was a special occasion for everybody involved, my family, but I was just concentrating on the game and getting the result for the lads.” The 32-year-old LA Galaxy striker plundered all the goals in a 3-0 win on the night he became Ireland’s most-capped player, enabling his side to climb into third place in Group C following Sweden’s 2-1 defeat in Austria. Trapattoni said: “I particularly wish to congratulate our captain because for 30 years, I have known the Irish team and the Irish players and for me, he is the best Irish player I have known in 30 years.” Press Associationcenter_img Giovanni Trapattoni labelled Robbie Keane the best Irish player he has seen in 30 years after the striker’s hat-trick earned Ireland a World Cup qualifying victory over the Faroe Islands.last_img read more