The great 80,000 strong Right2Water demonstration of March 21 proved beyond doubt, if proof was needed, that the anti-water charges movement has not gone away.

08/04/2015 - 20:21

Editorials

Michael Wallace

Record numbers of families are in need of a home, homeless figures continue to rise meanwhile countless properties are left to rot by both landlords and the council in order to limit supply and increase the profits of developers. Why is there no political will to end this housing crisis?

Shaun Harkin

The Northern Ireland Committee of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (NIC ICTU) has voted against calling further public sector strike action to challenge austerity included in the Stormont House Agreement (SHA).

Socialist Worker

The strike on Holy Thursday by 6,000 Dunnes Stores workers is extremely important for all Irish workers.

Socialist Worker

Paudie McGahon is to be commended and supported for his courage in coming out openly and talking about his rape. His motivation is to prevent other victims suffering. He was helped in his decision by the clear and articulate way that Maria Cahill also discussed her experience.

In The Unions

Socialist Worker

6,000 Dunnes workers took a brave stand against bullying management and zero hour contracts last week. The Dunnes stores managers have responded, in a nasty manner that would make William Martin Murphy proud, by sacking workers.

Socialist Worker

People Before Profit's Cllr Gerry Carroll spoke (yesterday) at a protest outside Ageas, showing support to workers facing redundancy. The message was loud and clear: 'we are not expendable and deserve to be treated with respect.'

Socialist Worker

Workers at Dunnes Stores have voted for strike action on Easter Thursday. The one day strike will go ahead in 107 shops nationwide on April 2nd. More than two thirds of unionised workers voted for the strike action.

Dunnes Stores workers want a number of issues addressed including:

Reviews

Tiarnán Ó Muilleoir
Kiran Emrich

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