Human Rights

Archive for the ‘Protests’ Category

Human Rights, International, Protests

5Mandate Trade Union has written to all major retail employers in Ireland asking them to desist from “trading, investment or other commercial links with companies operating in, providing services to, or sourcing goods from [the illegal] settlements” in the region of Israel. 
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Protests, Worker's Rights

by Jacob Richards

Greyhound Workers March to City Hall

Greyhound Workers March to City Hall

One of the most frightening examples of a ‘race to the bottom’ has been the recent struggle of the Greyhound Bin company workers and the disgraceful treatment they have been shown by their employer’s Michael and Brian Buckley. This is a classic case of the employer trying to break a unionised workforce and tear up any shred of decent terms and conditions for their employee’s. 
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Events, National, Protests

International Women’s Day
Peace Camp Shannon

Date: March 8th
Day: Saturday
Time: 12.00 – 16.00
Place: Mini roundabout before entrance to Shannon Airport
Events: Music Poetry Food

In solidarity with 79 year-old peace-activist, Margaretta D’Arcy, currently serving a three-month jail sentence in Mountjoy Prison for protesting against the use of Shannon Airport by US military.
All Welcome!

Endorsed by Shannon Watch, Global Women’s Strike (International), Global Women’s Strike, Ireland
Further information: 087- 6447246.

National, Protests

Newbridge CU Rally Central Bank

Bus Loads of concerned members of Newbridge Credit Union and their families attended a public rally today outside the Central Bank to protest against the forced merger of their Credit Union with the Naas Credit Union.  The Newbridge Credit Union Action Group and Task Force called today’s protest to highlight the nature of secrecy and behind the scenes manoeuvring to arrange a merger without the consent or consultation with the members of Newbridge Credit Union.
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