Alan O Leary

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The Labour Court recently recommended that Pfizer pay up to €35,000  for freezing the  defined benefit pension plan. Photograph: Reuters

Pfizer workers have rejected the company’s claim that a Labour Court recommendation supports a move away from its salary-linked pension. The pharmace(...)

 Pfizer is still looking to close its current non-contributory defined benefit plan to 900 staff, including the 250 workers at the Cork facility. Photograph: Andrew Kelly/Reuters

US drug giant Pfizer and trade union Siptu have settled a row over pensions that had seen workers at the company’s Ringaskiddy plant operate an overti(...)

Bausch & Lomb said it would close its Wateford plant unless its cuts were put through. More than 1,100 people are employed at the contact lens manufacturer. Photograph: Bausch & Lomb

Siptu has called on management of a major pharmaceutical plant to come good on a promise to invest in its future following union members’ decision (...)

Talks between unions and management and chaired by the Labour Relations Commission broke down without agreement yesterday following a second successive all-night session

Over 1,100 workers at the southeast’s largest private sector employer are expected to vote early next week on a series of cuts which would see almost (...)

Workers at Bausch & Lomb  in Waterford will tonight be briefed by their union leaders following the break-up without agreement of talks on the future of the company.

Workers at the Bausch & Lomb pharmaceutical plant in Waterford will tonight be briefed by their union leaders following the break-up without agre(...)

Bausch & Lomb management announced they would be starting a two-week “consultation process” today and that has got under way at Faithlegg House Hotel outside Waterford City.

Crisis talks are underway in Waterford between management from the pharmaceutical giant Bausch + Lomb and representatives from SIPTU over the future o(...)

Siptu officials representing staff at Bausch & Lomb in Waterford met with local Oireachtas members yesterday (Monday) to urge them to pressurise the Government to talk to management.

Union representatives for over 900 workers facing an uncertain future at a pharmaceutical plant in Waterford are hoping to press for compromises with (...)

Siptu vice-president Patricia King
, vice president SIPTU
 has written to Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton, seeking an urgent meeting on the Bausch &
Lomb closure threat. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Siptu representatives at staff at Bausch & Lomb’s Waterford plant were to meet local politicians at 2pm today following the eye health product com(...)

Bausch & Lomb’s new owners have threatened to close the company’s Irish plant unless they get union agreement on a plan for a 20 per cent pay cut (...)