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MANDATE Trade Union says ‘based on available information’ Musgraves’ ownership of Superquinn is best for future of business and 2,800 staff

The Mandate Trade Union has said that it believes Musgraves’ ownership of Superquinn is the best option for the future of the business and its 2,800 staff. more

MANDATE Trade Union calls on Musgraves, Government and banks to ensure safety of 2,800 Superquinn jobs

The Mandate Trade Union has this morning called on the new owners of Superquinn – Musgraves – the Minister for Enterprise, the Government, Bank of Ireland, AIB and... more

ICTU concerned at legislation delay

The Irish Congress of Trade Unions has expressed concern at the delay in passing legislation to protect low-paid workers in sectors such as retail and catering. Last... more

MANDATE says low-paid workers will be left vulnerable by Government’s long-fingering of emergency JLC legislation

The MANDATE trade union has this evening expressed its grave concern at the Taoiseach’s announcement in the Dáil today that emergency legislation to deal with the outcome of... more

Labour TD says full consideration should be given to re-modelled ‘Social Partnership’ arrangements

Gerald Nash TD, Labour Party TD from Louth has said full and serious consideration should be given by the government to the establishment of a civil society forum... more

Trade unions in Georgia need our help today

The trade union movement in the former Soviet republic of Georgia is facing a massive attack from the right-wing government of Mikheil Saakashvili. They need our help now to... more

TASC says Cut Rents not Wages to Save Jobs in Retail

Retail Excellence Ireland (REI) has released a survey of their members, which they contend shows that abolition of the JLC system would lead to thousands of jobs being... more

Protest against pay cuts on International Justice Day for Cleaners

The Fair Deal for Cleaners campaign will mark International Justice Day for Cleaners with a protest outside the offices of the Department of Enterprise, Jobs and Innovation at... more

Women's outrage as Bruton refuses consultation on low paid

The National Women’s Council of Ireland expresses deep concern that the Minister for Enterprise, Jobs and Innovation, Richard Bruton, T.D, has not heeded its requests to meet with... more

36 Independent Economists back the Duffy/Walsh report

36 economists, economic analysts and social scientists express concern at proposals which would reduce pay of low earners and further shrink demand and argye amendments to wage-setting mechanisms... more
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