Siptu to meet Irish Water bosses over bonus review

Siptu to meet Irish Water bosses over bonus review

Siptu officials will meet management at Irish Water later after the company announced bonuses are being put on hold.

The performance-related payments for 2013 and 2014 are now subject to a review.

The union represents about a quarter of Irish Water employees.

Spokesman Adrian Kane isn't ruling anything out when it comes to fighting his members' corner at Irish Water.

He said: "What's always open to trade unions is the withdrawal of labour, or the use of the industrial relations machinery provided by the State.

"As I would see it, I don’t want to see banner headlines in terms of a 'Strike is imminent at Irish Water', we'll meet with the company.

"We're not accepting unilateral changes and we'll have to decide and we'll be mandated by our members."

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