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Brendan Ogle: Ideological Budget puts enriching the few above the needs of the many

Package offers little for working people Unite’s Senior Officer in the Republic of Ireland, Brendan Ogle, has said that Tuesday’s Budget was an “ideologically driven package” which offers little to working people and “further embeds the pattern of public crises … Continue reading

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Public housing must be centrepiece of Budget 2019

Unite calls for broadening of tax base, massive investment in public housing October 7th: Unite today issued a Pre-Budget Comment outlining the union’s priorities for Budget 2019.  Pointing out that the Government has not only declined to use all its … Continue reading

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Unite reveals that 15 Merrion Square was offered for homeless relief three years ago

Union questions RTE motivation in running non-story January 17th: Trade union Unite today revealed that its building at 15 Merrion Square was offered to help relieve the then developing homelessness emergency three years ago. The building was not considered suitable … Continue reading

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Attempt by NAMA receiver to evict homeless from Apollo House reminiscent of worst excesses of Victorian-era landlordism

Unite Regional Secretary blasts NAMA receivers for ‘No Room at the Inn’ attitude Forcing homeless back onto streets in the heart of winter will result in more deaths amidst government inaction December 20th: Speaking ahead of the court case [tomorrow, … Continue reading

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Budget 2017: Unite calls for expenditure package of €2.8 billion

Unite’s proposals focus on investment and raising living standards Union seeks restoration of Social Protection payments, increased Employer’s PRSI to fund Social Wage September 12th:  Unite today published its 2017 Pre-Budget Submission.  Entitled 5 Steps to a Better Budget, the … Continue reading

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