Presentations to seminar on precarious work, 23 July

unite white out of redJuly 27th: Last week’s Unite seminar on precarious work – Strategies to End Precariousness: The Case for Decent Work – heard a number of speakers outline the extent of precarious work in Ireland and the impact on the workers concerned.  Click here to read the presentation given by Dr Tom Turner of the University of Limerick, explaining exactly what precarious work is, and the extent of the problem.  Gerry Light of Mandate gave an overview of the Dunnes Stores workers struggle for banded hours and permanent contracts, while Daragh McCarthy of the Nevin Economic Research Institute outlined the impact of precarious work on our economy and society, as well as on the individual workers concerned.

Click here for the concluding presentation by Professor James Wickham.

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