Unite Calls On ESB To Engage In Meaningful Talks To Break Moneypoint Stalemate

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The trade union representing Moneypoint workers is calling on the ESB to engage in meaningful talks to break the stalemate there.

It’s after workers at the West Clare power station voted almost four-to-one against accepting the survival plan put to them this summer.

Around 100 jobs are set to go at the power station by next month, which is a more than 50% cut in the total workforce.


Unite the Union has hit out at the “provocative” communication from the ESB sent out to the workers in the wake of the vote, which they say could threaten industrial peace at Moneypoint and beyond.

Secretary of the union’s Energy Branch James Coss has been telling Clare FM’s James Mulhall what they want to see happen next: