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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 (128)

Sinn Féin wishes Leaving Cert students best of luck ahead of results12 August, 2019

Sinn Féin challenges money message for Tips Bill – Senator Paul Gavan2 August, 2019

Public funding for private schools must stop – Senator Paul Gavan30 July, 2019

Gavan calls for Trade Union Rights for Limerick Hotel Workers10 July, 2019

Gavan condemns Detention of Children in Hungary and calls for European standards27 June, 2019

Istanbul Convention must be springboard to combat violence against women - Senator Paul Gavan25 June, 2019

Passage of Tips Bill a 'significant victory for workers' - Senator Paul Gavan12 June, 2019

Hospitality workers set to be given a legal right to their tips by Sinn Féin Bill – Gavan7 June, 2019

Gavan calls for public protest against Trump at Shannon5 June, 2019

Gavan meets with lawyers of Jesús Santrich30 May, 2019

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