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#Meat Processing

# meat-processing - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

Meat plants continue to need workers from abroad as Irish supply 'not currently available'
# Meat Processing
# Meat Processing

Meat plants continue to need workers from abroad as Irish supply 'not currently available'

Apr 13th 2021, 5:08 PM 22,116 Views 63 Comments

Representatives from Meat Industry Ireland and the Migrant Rights Centre Ireland were before politicians today.

# meat-processing - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

Union says 20 Direct Provision residents working at meat plant told contracts won't be renewed due to high risk
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Union says 20 Direct Provision residents working at meat plant told contracts won't be renewed due to high risk

Sep 9th 2020, 6:05 AM 42,461 Views 31 Comments

Mass testing at meat plants has indicated levels of infection among workers is now very low.

# meat-processing - Thursday 13 August, 2020

Committee to hear 'more than 40 meat plant workers in one town sharing accommodation'
# Covid19
# Covid19

Committee to hear 'more than 40 meat plant workers in one town sharing accommodation'

Aug 13th 2020, 6:00 AM 24,481 Views 23 Comments

Union representatives will tell committee members that the industry contains ‘unrivalled vectors’ for the transmission of the virus.

# meat-processing - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

Living conditions of migrant workers at meat plants 'should be considered before criticism'
# Covid19
# Covid19

Living conditions of migrant workers at meat plants 'should be considered before criticism'

May 19th 2020, 12:05 AM 42,548 Views 59 Comments

The Chief Medical Officer has said health officials are also looking at transmission risks for these employees outside of work.

# meat-processing - Friday 15 May, 2020

'Some took it seriously, some didn't': Covid-19 cases in meat plants labelled 'gravely serious'
# Meat Processing
# Meat Processing

'Some took it seriously, some didn't': Covid-19 cases in meat plants labelled 'gravely serious'

May 15th 2020, 8:15 AM 38,804 Views 78 Comments

The Dáil heard yesterday that up to 600 cases had been confirmed in meat plants.

# meat-processing - Friday 30 August, 2019

Meat processing industry says operations at 12 plants brought to a halt by blockades
# Beef Plan Movement
# Beef Plan Movement

Meat processing industry says operations at 12 plants brought to a halt by blockades

Aug 30th 2019, 11:09 AM 10,435 Views 25 Comments

The owners of a number of plants have secured injunctions to stop protesters blockading their factories.

# meat-processing - Friday 24 January, 2014

50 jobs at risk at Carlow meat plant
# Jobs
# Jobs

50 jobs at risk at Carlow meat plant

Jan 24th 2014, 10:05 PM 8,126 Views 13 Comments

Kepak say that competition from the UK and New Zealand have impacted their business.