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Join with us to end the gender pay gap

This Wednesday, the Labour Senators will table a bill requiring employers to publish the difference between what they pay men and what they pay women.We are asking all Labour members to join us on Kil...

Sign our petition to stop the sale of AIB shares

On Thursday, Dáil Éireann passed a Labour Party motion that calls on the Government to postpone the sale of AIB shares until the fiscal rules are changed to permit enhanced capital spending, rather ...

A living wage is key to decency and justice in the workplace

The first defeat suffered by this Government was in relation to the rights of those who work.  Back in June of 2016, the Labour Party tabled a motion on this area, and got enough support from across ...

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Lord Mayor calls for State ownership of new National Maternity Hospital

Mon May 29, 2017 - 05:23 pm - Mayor Brendan Carr The Lord Mayor of Dublin and member of the Board of the National Maternity Hospital, Brendan Carr, has called for the State to take ownership and full responsibility for the new hospital rather tha...

Sisters of Charity precedent should now be studied by other Orders

Mon May 29, 2017 - 02:28 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Spokesperson on Health, Alan Kelly TD, has welcomed the announcement that the Religious Sisters of Charity are to relinquish ownership of their three hospitals, as well as the planned new Natio...

O'Sullivan concern over Child Protection Report

Mon May 29, 2017 - 10:55 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Spokesperson on Children and Youth Affairs, Jan O’Sullivan TD, has expressed deep concern over the findings of a report into the State’s child protection system.The audit by the special rap...

Commissioner Mobile Phone Loss Raises Many More Questions

Mon May 29, 2017 - 09:52 am - Alan Kelly TD Commenting on revelations in the Sunday Times, Labour TD Alan Kelly has said:"The reported fact that the mobile phone that was used by Commissioner O'Sullivan during the period that the Charleton Enqu...

Minister Bruton must bear responsibility for lack of oversight of Universities

Sun May 28, 2017 - 11:36 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour TD for Tipperary and Vice Chair of the Public Accounts Committee Alan Kelly has said Minister Bruton must bear responsibility for lack of oversight of Universities.Deputy Kelly said:"The recent...

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