Medisize picket suspended pending LRC discussions

The UNITE and TEEU trade unions have suspended their strike action at the Medisize plant after it was agreed that the dispite will be heard before the Labour Relations Commission

Nine workers associated with the unions had been on all out strike since Monday, they claim management reneged on an agreement reached with unions on the restructuring of the plant.

It was feared that the dispute could escalate with all 120 workers being call on to strike.

Dan Miller is the Assistant Secretary of the TEEU, he says the company unilaterally changed a long standing agreement, and they will use the hearing to seek to have that agreement reinstated:

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