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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 (71)

Sinn Féin is committed to overhauling Ireland's exploitative Internship culture – Gavan10 May, 2018

Senator Paul Gavan confronts Tánaiste on Palestine17 April, 2018

Gavan calls for Limerick Campaign against Precarious Work at Robert Byrne Commemoration9 April, 2018

Sinn Féin publishes Bill to abolish Sub-minimum rates of pay – Senator Paul Gavan8 April, 2018

Authoritarian Spanish state ‘unmasked again’ – Gavan28 March, 2018

Gavan welcomes Repeal Bill27 March, 2018

Students are being priced out of Third Level Education – Senator Paul Gavan7 March, 2018

University Hospital of Limerick funding unacceptable - Senator Paul Gavan7 February, 2018

Gavan calls on Tánaiste to end US Military use of Shannon Airport31 January, 2018

Workers in the hospitality sector deserve to keep their tips - Gavan22 January, 2018

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