Press Centre - 2010

Over 6,000 Signatures in 24 hours to Save the Minimum Wage

PRESS STATEMENT: 9 December 2010 Claiming Our Future Government Attempts to Fast-Track Legislation to Slash the Minimum Wage Today a group of minimum wage workers, along with community organisations and trade unions, demonstrated against government plans to cut the minimum wage.
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Underhanded Approach to Cutting the Minimum Wage Must Be Stopped

JOINT MEDIA STATEMENT: 7 December 2010 It appears that the government, in what can only be considered as a deeply undemocratic and unjust move, will attempt to legislate for a €1 cut to the minimum wage over the coming days.  This
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MRCI Calls for Government to Establish a Clear, Transparent Visa Regime for Domestic Workers Employed by Diplomats

PRESS RELEASE: 28 November 2010 Domestic Workers Stage Protest Outside Philippines Embassy after No-Show at Employment Complaints Hearing On Sunday, 28 November members of the Domestic Workers Action Group (DWAG) are gathering in front of the Philippines Embassy at 1:30pm, to
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Cutting the minimum wage is a political red herring and will not solve Ireland’s problems

PRESS RELEASE: 22 November 2010 MANDATE Trade Union & Migrant Rights Centre Ireland Current and New Government Should Prioritise Wage-Led Consumption Growth In a unique development, MANDATE Trade Union and the Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) have today joined forces to oppose
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Inspections in Private Homes will help to protect vulnerable workers

PRESS RELEASE: 16 November 2010 MRCI Welcomes NERA Campaign To Protect Rights of Domestic Workers The Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) welcomes the decision by the National Employment Rights Authority (NERA) to begin a targeted campaign of inspections of private
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