Monaghan’s Tesco staff join strike today

Tesco staff in Monaghan are currently on strike over contracts.

The company is urging workers to accept a Labour Court recommendation to end their dispute.

Workers at 16 stores across Ireland are now involved in the row over changes to some contracts for staff hired before 1996.

The Mandate Trade Union which represents more than 10,000 workers at the supermarket chain say they welcome agreement by the company to enter into talks ‘without prejudice’ but are also cautious.

This Monaghan Tesco employee says that more than just the people on these contracts would be impacted by the move: