The working-class history of Éire (Ireland and occupied Ireland)

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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 issues.
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 international body
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.