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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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Delay in Summer Economic Statement Unacceptable

Thu Jun 22, 2017 - 05:07 pm - Joan Burton TD Labour spokesperson on Finance, Joan Burton has said that a further four week delay to the publication of the Summer Economic Statement is unacceptable, and further undermines efforts to reform the bu...

Ireland Pass the Test- Ryan

Thu Jun 22, 2017 - 03:54 pm - Brendan Ryan TD Labour Spokesperson on Sport and TD for Dublin-Fingal Brendan Ryan, has welcomed the decision by the International Cricket Council to award Ireland full Test status.Deputy Ryan said:“It has taken te...

O'Sullivan disappointment over missed deadline for homeless family accommodation

Thu Jun 22, 2017 - 11:49 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Housing Spokesperson, Jan O’Sullivan TD, has expressed her disappointment that the deadline to move homeless families out of hotels by July 1st will not be met.Deputy O’Sullivan commented:...

Speech by Brendan Howlin TD on Statements on Appointments to the Court of Appeal

Wed Jun 21, 2017 - 08:29 pm - Brendan Howlin TD At the outset, I want to make one thing immensely clear.I have known Ms. Justice Máire Whelan for many, many years. She is a person of integrity and passion, with a steely determination and an absol...

Independent Inspectorate needed to ensure safe buildings- O'Sullivan

Wed Jun 21, 2017 - 05:31 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Housing Spokeperson, Jan O'Sullivan TD, has said that an independent inspectorate with the power to examine homes under construction is needed, to ensure that new builds adhere to proper safety...

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