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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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Workers will be losers in tax-cutting auction

Unite warns against undermining public services Union says abolition of USC would be bonus for highest earners December 15th: Unite today expressed concern at what it termed a ‘tax cutting auction’ being conducted in the media as political parties position … Continue reading

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We need a corporate tax regime for 21st century

In submission to Joint Sub-Committee on Global Taxation, union says current regime failing to deliver investment and tax revenue Ireland’s effective tax rate less than half the average of other Advanced European Economies May 28th: Unite today presented a submission … Continue reading

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Unite warns against false trade-off between tax cuts and wage rises

Ireland is low-tax, low-wage economy says Jimmy Kelly April 13th: Speaking this morning, Unite Regional Secretary Jimmy Kelly rejected suggestions that workers refrain from lodging wage claims in return for possible tax cuts in the next Budget, and warned against … Continue reading

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