Brown Thomas/Arnotts – 26/07/21

To:          All Mandate Members – Brown Thomas/Arnotts

Re:         Pay & Benefits Claim 2021

26 July 2021

Dear Member,

Please see below copy correspondence to Julie Sharp, People Director regarding our Pay & Benefits Claim and Ms Sharp’s reply. We will keep you updated on further developments.

Jonathan Hogan
National Co-ordinator

Ms Julie Sharp
People Director
Brown Thomas / Arnotts
88-95 Grafton Street
Dublin 2

15 July 2021

Re: Pay and Benefits Claim

Dear Ms Sharp

Further to my correspondence in the above regard of 3rd June 2021 and your subsequent
response of 15th June, I would appreciate if you could confirm that the Company are now
in a position to commence negotiations. I am on annual leave from Monday 19th July –
Wednesday 4 August and I would be obliged if you would forward suggested dates to
Louise Foy at

In the event that we are able to agree a date/s I am requesting paid release, as is the
current practice, for our local Workplace Representatives to attend a national Shop
Stewards meeting in advance of the negotiations.

Yours sincerely
For Mandate Trade Union

Jonathan Hogan
National Coordinator

 c.c.       Sarah Murray, Business Partner

Mr Jonathan Hogan
National Coordinator
Mandate Trade Union

9 Cavendish Row
Dublin 1

23rd July 2021

Re: Pay and Benefits Claim

Dear Mr Hogan,

I am writing in response to your correspondence on 15th July in relation to the above. As previously mentioned we are currently in the process of hiring a Head of ER/IR to Brown Thomas Arnotts and this person will play a key role in all ER/IR matters going forward including leading any future pay and benefit talks. We are at offer stage with this appointment and we envisage a start date of late August.

We would appreciate if this person has time to complete their induction period prior to commencing pay talks. To this end, I would suggest commencing these meetings w/c 20th September.

We appreciate your continued cooperation and support from your members. Should you require any further information on the above, please feel free to contact me.

Yours Sincerely,
Julie Sharp
People Director
Brown Thomas Arnotts

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