Dunnes Stores workers have lodged what they’re calling a ‘life changing’ pay claim.
Their union, Mandate, is seeking a 7.7% pay increase, extra leave days, better discount and more full time contracts.
It says it believes this is a reasonable request as the rate of inflation is over 9%.
Workers are also demanding fully paid maternity and paternity leave saying it’s ‘impossible to survive’ without paid time off to care for a newborn.
Shop Steward at Dunnes Stores Tallaght in Dublin, Alex Homit, said they also want better conditions of employment…