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Department need to deal with the issue of over-assessment of 6th year students

Thu Nov 26, 2020 - 02:41 pm - Aodhán Ó Ríordáin TD Absolute commitment needed from Minister on Leaving Cert 2021Labour Education Spokesperson Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has said that the Department of Education need to deal with the issue of over-assessmen...

Hike in Retail Export Scheme threshold in Brexit bill damaging for tourist-retail sector

Wed Nov 25, 2020 - 06:59 pm - Ged Nash TD Over 1,000 jobs at risk with rise in RES threshold from 0 to €75.Government sneak in damaging change through amendment to Brexit bill.Labour’s Finance spokesperson Ged Nash TD has said that over 1...

Funding of Local Government needs to be urgently reassessed

Wed Nov 25, 2020 - 03:00 pm - Dermot Lacey Labour calls for reinstatement of €3million for a Local Area Discretionary Fund for allocation to local need and community initiatives.Ahead of tonight’s Dublin City Council Budget 2021 meeting, t...

Dire situation in the meat industry shows need for Government action on sick pay now

Wed Nov 25, 2020 - 11:39 am - Senator Marie Sherlock Labour spokesperson on Employment Affairs, Senator Marie Sherlock, has said that dire conditions in the meat industry show the urgent need for sick pay, and has called on the Government to take immedi...

Women’s Aid report highlights need to pass Harassment, Harmful Communications and Related Offences Bill

Wed Nov 25, 2020 - 10:33 am - Senator Ivana Bacik Today, Wednesday 25th November 2020, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Labour Party Spokesperson for Children, Disability, Equality and Integration, Senator Ivana...