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- Small rewards for women workers
- An Phoblacht/Republican News, 2 November
1995. More women than ever are working in the labour force
in the 26 Counties. However, women workers who do manage to
enter the labour market are still concentrated in low-paid
and part-time work.
- The Dunnes Strike & Managing
Change—the two souls of Irish trade unionism
- By Des Derwin, Red & Black Revolution, 9
November 1995. In June-July, nearly 6,000 mostly young and
part-time workers struck against Ireland's largest
private sector employer, Dunnes Stores. The principal, and
unstated, issues were probably union recognition and the
organisation of the newly emergent semi-casual, part-time,
young (and mainly female) section of the labour force. The
result was something of a breakthrough on political
- Message from Irish Port Workers Liaison Group
to the Brighton Conference
- 4 July 1997. At a meeting held in Dublin on Friday, 4
July, the Irish Port Workers Liaison Group came out in full
support of the Liverpool Dockers and fully supported their
fight to retain their jobs within the Port of Liverpool.
- Scrooge bosses named
- Workers Solidarity, January 1998. A job
search project in Dublin. There certainly seemed to be a lot
more jobs around. Maybe there was something to be said for
the Celtic Tiger. Wages insufficient for living
costs. Evidence in support of a minimum wage law.
- Irish Government brought to account before
- Scheme Workers Alliance, media release, 21 June
1999. Since late 1996 The Scheme Workers' Alliance of
the unemployed, have become seriously concerned with the
Government's attempts to pressurise people into low-paid
work or training schemes for which they are not suited and
which they do not freely accept.