Caithfear tosaíocht a thabhairt do chruthú poist fhiúntacha le pá fhiúntach agus fíor thiomantas d’ár n-earnáil Fiontair Bheaga agus Mheánmhéide.
Despite all the rhetoric of recovery there is crisis of low pay and underemployment on this island. Growing numbers of workers are facing poverty and homelessness despite having a job. In this 2015 document we propose to tackle this crisis trough a five pillar approach including pay rates, taxation, social welfare, public services and industrial relations mechanisms.
The coming election will be about who can deliver a fair recovery for all our citizens. At present we have parties that imposed austerity, punished those most in need and are now claiming a one sided and unfair recovery. Sinn Féin offers a republican vision of Ireland, deliverable policies for a fair recovery and a new form of politics. An Irish language version of this document is also available here.
Almost 70% of people employed in Ireland are employed in Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). The greatest potential for jobs growth is within the SME sector. In this 2014 document, Sinn Féin outlined 10 steps to effectively assist SMEs to develop and create jobs now.
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Seven years after the onset of the economic crisis, some progress has been made in instilling better corporate governance on State boards. However, there remains a worrying lack of State imposed standards, and monitoring of those standards, for company boards. This 2014 document outlines 5 clear proposals to promote better, accountable and transparent governance.
The JobBridge internship scheme displaces paid work, depresses job creation, facilitates wage avoidance, puts good employers at a competitive disadvantage and normalises work for little or no pay. In this 2015 document, we propose to end JobBridge and set out viable and achievable alternatives.
Sinn Féin believes that it is imperative people with disabilities are not left behind as the labour market begins to recover. In this 2015 document we propose a series of actions that could be undertaken immediately to support people with disabilities who wish to work to overcome some of the barriers to employment that they face.