The latest blogs from Congress.
  • Esther Lynch European Trade Union Confederation ETUC
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    ETUC Confederal Secretary Esther Lynch on the strange case of the Spanish workers known as the 'Airbus 8', who face trial next month on charges...
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    Luca Vistentini, General Secretary of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) argues that the European Union needs investment, wage rises and a...
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    The TUC's Owen Tudor reports on the UK government's ongoing assault on union rights and why Valentine's Day may be a little different this yearOn...
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    David Joyce looks at the COP21 Summit in Paris and the implications for workers. This blog has been updated in light of the deal reached in Paris and...
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    Fergus Whelan asks who gains and who loses from this growing practice You could do a lot with €640 million.At a very minimum, you'd imagine a sum of...
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    Assistant General Secretary Peter Bunting outlines initial reactions to the Fresh Start Agreement in Northern IrelandOn November 17, the Fresh Start...
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    Michael Taft of UNITE the union on why Irish Life staff have been forced into a dispute with their employerToday, November 19 marks the third in a...
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    SIPTU's Ethel Buckley on the continuing injustice done to Clerys workers What are Deirdre Foley, John Skelly and Ronan Daly so afraid of?They are the...
  • Precarious work, Zero hours, delivery
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    Congress General Secretary Patricia King on the damage done by low hours work practices Almost as soon as key details from the new study on low hours...