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Issues With UK Suppliers To Blame For Temporary Job Losses In Offaly

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They're trying to find the root cause of the issue regarding imports.

Issues with UK suppliers are to blame for a number of temporary job losses in Offaly.

That's according to SIPTU, which represents 60 workers at Wilker Auto Conversions in Clara.

The company - which manufactures ambulances - says it was prepared from Brexit and is now trying to establish the root cause of the issue, to ensure it doesn't happen again.

In the meantime, staff are being laid off for a maximum of three weeks.

Derek Casserly from SIPTU says the workers are being given three options regarding pay:

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