Pfizer staff in Ringaskiddy reject WRC recommendations

Pfizer staff in Ringaskiddy reject WRC recommendations

Workers at the largest Pfizer plant in Ireland look to be on a collision course with company management after they rejected recommendations from the WRC on the proposed winding up of their Direct Benefit (DB) pension scheme.

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Siptu members vote against Pfizer's Direct Benefit pension scheme

Siptu members vote against Pfizer's Direct Benefit pension scheme

Hopes by senior Pfizer management that Irish staff would agree to a phasing out of their Direct Benefit (DB) pension scheme have been dashed after members of Siptu in the Ringaskiddy plant voted overwhelmingly to reject the proposal.

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Pfizer plan may involve spinning out Lipitor and Viagra in €18bn combination with Mylan

Pfizer plan may involve spinning out Lipitor and Viagra in €18bn combination with Mylan

A proposed deal between Pfizer and Mylan, pharma giants which between them employ around 4,500 people across Ireland could see the spin out of blockbuster and profitable drugs Lipitor and Viagra into a separate company.

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Pfizer's 50-year history told through special exhibition launched by Tánaiste

Pfizer's 50-year history told through special exhibition launched by Tánaiste

The 50-year history of one of the largest contributors to the Irish economy is being told through a special exhibition launched by Tánaiste Simon Coveney.

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Pfizer staff set to strike in dispute over pensions

Pfizer staff set to strike in dispute over pensions

Almost 400 workers in two of Cork’s Pfizer plants are to go on strike in little over a fortnight in a row over pensions.

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Pfizer sets out major revamp

Pfizer sets out major revamp

Pfizer said it would reorganise into three units, separating its consumer healthcare business that the US drugmaker has been trying to sell since last year.

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Judge allows Cork woman to proceed with case against Pfizer

Judge allows Cork woman to proceed with case against Pfizer

Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has failed to stop a legal action by a Cork woman who claims the company did not provide adequate warnings about the side effects of a drug.

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Pfizer seeking 150 redundancies at Newbridge plant

Pfizer seeking 150 redundancies at Newbridge plant

Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer is seeking 150 redundancies at its manufacturing plant in Newbridge, Co Kildare.

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Fears over Pfizer jobs as staff called to meeting

Fears over Pfizer jobs as staff called to meeting

Workers at Pfizer in Newbridge, Co Kildare have been called to a meeting with management this morning.

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Pfizer to shed 177 Cork jobs

Pfizer to shed 177 Cork jobs

Some 177 jobs are to go at the Pfizer plants in Co Cork, the pharmaceutical giant has confirmed.

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O'Keeffe to meet with multinationals

The Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Innovation is to meet with multinationals operating in Ireland - to determine if any firms are facing problems.

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Pfizer's Duffy: Job cuts not a result of high costs

Pfizer's Duffy: Job cuts not a result of high costs

The vice president of manufacturing for Pfizer has said the decision to scale back operations here was not based on the cost of doing business here.

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O'Keeffe asks IDA to seek buyer for Pfizer plants

O'Keeffe asks IDA to seek buyer for Pfizer plants

The Minister for Enterprise Batt O'Keeffe has asked IDA Ireland to look for companies interested in taking over three Pfizer plants earmarked for closure.

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Pfizer workers shocked by closure news

Pfizer workers shocked by closure news

Hundreds of highly-skilled Pfizer workers made their way home in shock tonight after learning they could soon be joining the dole queue.

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Shock at huge Pfizer job cuts

Shock at huge Pfizer job cuts

The scale of the Pfizer jobs cuts sent shock waves around the world as 6,000 jobs were axed with the firm aiming to restructure its global network.

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Pfizer to cut almost 800 jobs

Pfizer to cut almost 800 jobs

Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer today announced plans to shut down three of its Irish facilities and reduce operations at a fourth, with the loss of 785 jobs.

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Pfizer expected to make restructuring announcement

Pfizer expected to make restructuring announcement

Workers at Pfizer will be briefed this afternoon on a restructuring plan which it is feared will include jobs losse in Ireland.

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TEEU seeks meeting with Minister on Pfizer job losses

A meeting is being sought with the Minister for Enterprise, Trade & Employment Micheal Martin by one of the unions representing workers at Pfizer's three plants in Cork.

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Union leaders to meet Pfizer management on Monday

Union leaders are to meet with Pfizer management in Cork on Monday to discuss job losses at the company.

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Buyout may save hundreds of jobs at Pfizer

A multi-million euro buyout plan looks likely to save hundreds of jobs under threat from the closure of two Pfizer pharmaceutical plants, it emerged tonight.

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Green Party concerned at Pfizer job losses

Green Party TD for Cork South Central Dan Boyle today expressed major concern at the announcement of hundreds of jobs losses at Pfizer plants in the Cork region.

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Pfizer axes 500 jobs in Cork

Hundreds of jobs are hanging in the balance at Pfizer's plants in Cork today as a result of a major restructuring programme.

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