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Tuesday 30 September 2014

Greyhound 'willing to go to Labour Relations Commission'

Published 12/07/2014 | 12:24

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Striking SIPTU workers pictured on the picket line outside  the Greyhound household waste depot on Crag Avenue in Clondalkin yesterday.
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Striking SIPTU workers on the picket line outside the Greyhound household waste depot on Crag Avenue in Clondalkin. Photo: Frank McGrath

Refuse collection company Greyhound is willing to go to the Labour Relations Commission to resolve its pay cut disruption with workers.

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Workers at Greyhound have been in with the company over the issue since June.

Workers say that they have effectively been locked out and returning to work will mean accepting the new terms and conditions imposed by management.

Greyhound Director Michael Buckley said the company was willing to go back to the Labour Relations Commission if it meant resolving the dispute.

"We have to get into dialogue. The Taoiseach has said the assets of the country at our disposal.  We are willing to go back into again and I am calling for it today. Let's even look at going into the LRC to see if we can get it resolved," he said on RTE Radio today. "

Approximately 70 Greyhound Household workers have been on strike since June 17 over the proposed wage cut and changes in the conditions of their employment.

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