As talks between Irish Ferries and trade unions continue, a new row has blown up over Irish Ferries’ decision to re-register one of its vessels under a Flag of Convenience.
Accoring to one report Irish Ferries are claiming the decision is a commercial one, The company claimed the cost-cutting measure was necessary to help it compete with rival ferry firms and low-cost airlines, but the union says it has serious implications for employees placing them outside the jurisdiction of EU and Irish laws protecting workers’ rights.
The company haven’t exactly explained how this will assist them in cutting costs
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