This evening, a crowd gathered outside 35 Summerhill Parade, a premise currently occupied by housing and community activists from a number of groups across Dublin, to show their support for direct action taken on Tuesday following a march from O’Connell Street to occupy the house. The event, dubbed “Leo’s early
Today, a couple of hundred workers from LloydsPharmacy outlets, who are represented by Mandate Trade Union as they engage in a dispute with their employer over union recognition, held a demonstration outside the headquarters of United Drug, the parent company of the pharmaceutical chain, in Citywest. Members from a number
The Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) has granted awards to fourteen workers employed by Paddy Power Betfair for the denial of rest breaks.
Bray Wanderers players announced yesterday their intention to go on strike over not receiving their wages for almost two months. The club, who haven’t paid their players since May 25th, stated last week that the players were free leave and play at other clubs, as they claimed they couldn’t guarantee
In a talk given to Workers’ Party members in Dublin, Varghese Joy, President of Kranthi Ireland, reports on the current political situation in India and the work of the Communist Party of India Marxist in combating the attacks on workers, farmers and minorities by the BJP government. India is currently
Up to 100 people attended a demonstration organised by the Workers’ Party in Trinity College, as Hillary Clinton was awarded an honorary degree and invited to speak about ‘democracy and women in politics’ by the college. Protestors highlighted decisions which Clinton oversaw as U.S. Secretary of State, including the decisions
Mandate trade union launched its national “Organise for €15” roadshow in Bray on Monday.
Firefighters and paramedics from Dublin Fire Brigade (DFB) gathered outside outside Dáil Éireann today, calling on TDs to support a private members’ motion which calls for the retention of the fire-based Emergency Medical Service. The motion comes as the Health Service Executive (HSE) continues its campaign for the merging of
This morning, striking workers in a number of LloydsPharmacy outlets across the country went out onto the picket line as their campaign for union recognition, fair pay, a sick pay scheme, an end to zero hour contracts and improvements in annual leave and holiday payments continue. “Pay scales are the