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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 (79)

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

The 8th Amendment must be repealed - Senator Paul Gavan17 January, 2018

Sinn Féin welcomes the launch of the Oireachtas Committee report on the 8th Amendment.20 December, 2017

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