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SIPTU Critical Of ESB's Poor Communication On Midlands Power Stations

The trade union says workers in Offaly are facing months without a job.

Bord na Móna workers in Offaly are facing into months of unemployment and uncertainty.

Energy Sector Organiser at SIPTU, Willie Noone is hitting out at the poor communication of the ESB in its decision to close the Shannonbridge and Lanesborough power stations earlier than scheduled next month.

He says alternative work in decommissioning and rehabilitating bogs isn't likely to start until March or April and training has been delayed by the covid crisis - adding just when you think it couldn't get worse, it does:

CLOSURE: The two plants were scheduled to shut down on December 31st.

Posted by Midlands 103 on Thursday, 12 November 2020

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