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PDFORRA must be given access to ICTU

Mon May 25, 2020 - 04:05 pm - Senator Mark Wall Labour Senator Mark Wall has called once again for the representative bodies of our Defence Forces such as PDFORRA to be allowed affiliate to ICTU and access the industrial relations machinery of the ...

Clarity needed on possible early reopening of some schools

Mon May 25, 2020 - 01:52 pm - Aodhán Ó Ríordáin TD Labour Education spokesperson, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, has called on the Government to provide clarity on the possible reopening of some schools before September.Deputy Ó Ríordáin said:“Minister M...

Answer needed on Covid €350 payment level ahead of crunch Dáil vote

Mon May 25, 2020 - 11:39 am - Ged Nash TD - Will Fine Gael caretaker government cut the €350 payment later this week?Labour Social Protection spokesperson Ged Nash has called for answers from the caretaker government on their plans for the ...

Covid Income of Lowest Paid should not be cut

Sun May 24, 2020 - 11:57 am - Ged Nash TD Language used is divisive and straight from the Varadkar ‘welfare cheats’ playbook With large parts of the economy still closed, Labour’s Social Protection spokesperson Ged Nash TD said it ...

Minister must audit impact of 1m rule on health service

Sun May 24, 2020 - 09:15 am - Alan Kelly TD With continued speculation that social distancing may be reduced from two metres to one, Labour Party Leader Alan Kelly said the Minister for Health should immediately carry out an audit of the impact...