Uncertainty Hits Medtronic Employees at Tullamore Plant

Published: Apr 20, 2017

The news that Cardinal Health is acquiring the medical supplies business of healthcare giant Medtronic was fairly well flagged within the industry.

But, for workers at the company’s Tullamore plant, it simply opens the door to another period of uncertainty just as workers there are adjusting to the latest “right-sizing” of the business.

Medtronic was keen to stress yesterday that it remains a major employer in Ireland. That’s true, and encouraging, but it is now of little relevance to the Tullamore workforce who are adjusting to their third owner in the past decade.

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