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Untying Workers’ Hands: Trade Unions and the 1990 Act – Report Launch Thursday February 13, 2018

Posted by guestposter in Uncategorized.

Thanks to the person who forwarded this

The Workers’ Party Trade Union Group are holding the public launch of Daryl D’Art’s report Untying Workers’ Hands: Trade Unions and the 1990 Act this Thursday February 15th at 6pm in Wynn’s Hotel.

The launch will be chaired by Patricia King, General Secretary of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions. Speaking alongside Daryl will be Tom Turner whose talk will be on Collective Bargaining: Challenges and solutions in the Irish context.

All welcome, trade union shop stewards/activists in particular.

The facebook event page can be found here: facebook.com/events/572968819704679/

Programme here: Seminar Programme


1. Alibaba - February 14, 2018

I remember entering Liberty Hall for a meeting when Pat Rabbitte handed me a pamphlet which argued strongly against the Industrial Relations Bill. It was authored or co-authored by none other than himself.

He sought amendments to the proposed legislation when he became a TD:


Ah, but now:

My name is Ozymandias, King of Kings;
Look on my Works, ye Mighty, and despair!


2. Richard - February 20, 2018

For anyone who might be interested, the report is available in pdf format here: http://workersparty.ie/policy/workers-rights/the-1990-industrial-relations-act/

Hard copies are available from the Workers’ Party Head Office.

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3. Left Archive: Bertie’s Bill In Dispute – Pat Rabbitte TD, Eamon Gilmore TD, Workers’ Party, 1990 | The Cedar Lounge Revolution - March 5, 2018

[…] to PM for scanning and sending the following document to the Archive. As PM notes this is timely given the WP launched a document last month (February 2018) examining the workings of the 1990s Industrial Relations Act and outlining means of reforming this […]


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