Press Centre - 2012

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Hope for Undocumented Migrants this Christmas as Civil Society and Political Support Grows for Earned Regularisation Scheme

PRESS RELEASE: 19 December 2012 To coincide with a presentation to the Oireachtas Committee for Justice, Defence and Equality, Justice for the Undocumented campaign members gathered at Dublin City Hall to receive a message of solidarity from supporters across civil society.
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MRCI Calls for Regulation of Au Pair Sector: New Study Shows Over One Third of Au Pairs Felt Exploited

PRESS RELEASE: 17 December 2012 A new study by the Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) shows the unregulated au pair sector in Ireland leaves au pairs completely unprotected and wide open to abuse and exploitation. MRCI is calling for a regulatory
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National Partners unite in call for Gov to ratify Domestic Workers Convention

PRESS RELEASE: 12 December 2012, Migrant Rights Centre Ireland/ Domestic Workers Action Group/SIPTU/Irish Congress of Trade Unions National partners Migrant Rights Centre Ireland, the Domestic Workers Action Group, SIPTU and Irish Congress of Trade Unions unite today to call on Minister
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Ireland still has no law against forced labour

PRESS RELEASE:  3 December 2012, BY Senator Jillian van Turnhout  Marking International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, Sunday 2 December 2012, Senator Jillian van Turhout is today calling on the Minister for Justice and Equality, Alan Shatter TD, to recognise
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Oxfam Ireland Supports Domestic Workers Convention

PRESS STATEMENT: 28 NOVEMBER 2012 Today, Oxfam Ireland’s Ending Poverty Starts With Women campaign came out in support of the ratification of the domestic workers convention. Ciara Gaynor, Policy & Advocacy Coordinator at Oxfam Ireland, said: “Gender inequality is the
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