Whether it’s supporting striking Mandate members in Dublin airport, keeping an eye on the Dáil, or anti-apartheid nuns, LookLeft has the events you need to know about as you start your week. Public meetings There’s a whole host of safely distanced public meetings this week. On Tuesday, Stop Climate Chaos
Losing track of time? From pickets to the Dáil, LookLeft has a roundup of this week’s events. Public meetings Organisations have moved meetings online over the last few months and People Before Profit and RISE are no different. Their Housing & Tenants Rights public meeting takes place via Facebook Live on
Debenhams workers have resisted attempts from the retail chain to move its remaining assets abroad. Their union Mandate has described the action as an effort “to pressurise the Debenhams parent company in the UK to pay a fair union-negotiated redundancy package to their loyal staff in Ireland.” Workers have been
Mandate Trade Union has called for the immediate suspension of the decision by Debenhams management to put the company into voluntary liquidation in the Republic of Ireland, calling the move “opportunistic” and “cynical.” Debenhams shocked almost 2,000 workers in 11 stores last Thursday by announcing that its Irish stores “are
The COVID-19 pandemic has made it clear who our society’s real essential workers are. In the first of a series of interviews with frontline workers, LookLeft speaks to a young worker in a major grocery retailer. I’m a general assistant for a major grocery retailer in North Dublin. The workload
Management in Dunnes Stores have confirmed the company will pay workers a 10% COVID-19 premium payment backdated to the 9th March 2020 following pressure from a Mandate Trade Union petition signed by more than 3,000 workers. This brings Dunnes in line with other retailers including Aldi and Tesco, who were the
Strikes could spread in coming months as company routinely breaches agreements.
The Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) has granted awards to fourteen workers employed by Paddy Power Betfair for the denial of rest breaks.