It's emerged that 17 workers at Sioen Ireland are to go on a three day week from next week.
The Gweedore based company produce protective clothing and equipment.
Donegal South West Deputy Pearse Doherty says there is never a good time to hear this sort of news, particularly at a time when many are already struggling with the burden of new taxes and cuts.
He says when short time was introduced on a previous occasion, management at Sioen was able to trade out of the difficulties and return staff to full time hours.
Deputy Doherty says the company is one of the success stories of the Donegal gaeltacht.....