Work & Labour Migration

Worker Justice Group in Action

In November 2014, MRCI established a Worker Justice Group (WJG). This group brings together migrant workers employed in a number of sectors characterised by low-paid precarious jobs. As part of their work, the WJG carried out a survey, ran focus
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Research highlights exploitation of migrant workers in Ireland- All Work and Low Pay: The Experience of Migrants Working in Ireland New research conducted with migrants working in low-paid sectors in Ireland has revealed that exploitation, lack of progression and discrimination
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Publications Exploitation in Ireland’s Restaurant Industry Realising Integration: Migrant Workers Undertaking Essential Low Paid Work in Dublin City Harvesting Justice: Mushroom Workers Call for Change Policy Papers Work Permits in Ireland: A Recommendation for Change Work Permits and Exploitation: A
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Coalition to Protect the Lowest Paid

The Coalition to Protect the Lowest Paid is made up of workers, trade unions and community organisations including SIPTU, Mandate, Communications Workers’ Union, UNITE, Migrant Rights Centre Ireland, The Poor Can’t Pay Campaign, Community Platform, the European Anti-Poverty Network Ireland
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