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Paul Gavan - Seanad Whip and Workers’ Rights & Collective Bargaining

“It is a great honour to have been elected to the Seanad and to be given the opportunity to represent the rights of workers in the Oireachtas.  I would like to thank the Irish Congress of Trade Unions for their nomination and my own union of SIPTU for their support as I took on the Seanad election.

“As someone with experience in the trade union movement, I will be a vocal advocate for workers’ rights in the time ahead, particularly in the area of living wage where my colleague David Cullinane TD made great strides during his own time as a Senator. I also wish to restate my support for the ICTU Charter for Fair Conditions at Work, as I firmly believe that a strong economy cannot exist without a fair society.”

Statements (90)

The Termination of Pregnancy Bill must be amended to deliver for women - Senator Paul Gavan10 December, 2018

Exploitation of Hospitality Workers must end – Senator Paul Gavan21 November, 2018

EU Must Take Action to End Shame of Children in Cages in Hungary – Gavan13 November, 2018

Bank bailout misery not understood by ECB – Senator Paul Gavan9 November, 2018

Sinn Féin Senator Paul Gavan has called for the end to precarious employment8 November, 2018

Gavan pledges Legislative Support for Worker Co-ops1 November, 2018

Gavan condemns Israeli mistreatment of Palestinian minors10 October, 2018

Gavan condemns Repression of Kurds at Council of Europe8 October, 2018

Senator Paul Gavan condemns Willie O’Dea 'doublespeak' on Social Housing21 September, 2018

Politics continues to fail parents on the cost of schooling – Senator Paul Gavan30 August, 2018

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