Annoyance has been expressed locally with the lack of outlined plans for Moneypoint post 2025.
Four months on from the request of its foundation, a taskforce designed to support staff at Moneypoint has not held a single meeting.
*Moneypoint. Photograph: Páraic McMahon A just transition fund for Moneypoint is an action that is too little and far too late, Cllr Ian Lynch said when launching a strong criticism of Clare’s Oireachtas members.
*Cllr Tony O’Brien. Photograph: Martin Connolly Older employees at Molex may not reap as many benefits as their younger colleagues in the skills audit that is to be carried out among its Shannon workforce, an East Clare councillor has warned.
*Pat Breen. Photograph: Arthur Ellis Clare does not need to apply for a EU globalisation fund in light of accumulated job losses throughout the county, Junior Minister Pat Breen has stated.
A just transition fund for Moneypoint has been promised by An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar with details to be confirmed at “a later date”.
A new lower running regime at Moneypoint has been accepted by staff at the West Clare plant.
ESB has a responsibility to support its employees losing their jobs who wish to be retained or upskilled to find alternative employement, Clare’s Independent TD has said.
Staff at Avara in Shannon “are being totally and utterly abused by management” in their attempts to secure a fair redundancy package.
In the space of thirty four years the amount of people living in West Clare having to go towards Ennis and further afield for work has doubled, the owner of the West Clare railway Jackie Whelan has claimed.