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Solidarity for Locked Out IHC Workers

Solidarity for Locked Out IHC Workers

The Council of Trade Unions is calling on all unions to support the 2,000 IHC workers locked out by their employer, CTU president Ross Wilson said today.

IHC has given the Service & Food Workers Union notice of an indefinite lockout of union members intending to take limited industrial action over the IHC Chief Executive’s refusal to meet with union representatives.

“The CTU will not stand by while a large government-funded employer uses its power to lock out workers when a settlement is clearly possible,” Ross Wilson said.

“IHC will find that its bullying tactics merely provoke support for the locked out staff,” he said. “CTU affiliate unions represent around 300,000 members who will be asked to provide solidarity to the IHC workers in their fight for a fair settlement.”

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