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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)

International community must urgently intervene in support of the Colombian peace process – Gavan29 May, 2019

Gavan to take part in Trade Union mission to Columbia24 May, 2019

Any 'Collective Agreement' on employee tips must include workers - Senator Paul Gavan9 May, 2019

Sinn Féin unveils radical ‘Right to Own’ policy - Senator Paul Gavan24 April, 2019

Community Employment scheme supervisors deserve a pension – Senator Paul Gavan16 April, 2019

EU must complete Accession to European Convention of Human Rights – Gavan10 April, 2019

Gavan calls on Irish Government to address Tax Haven policies which undermine Development Goals9 April, 2019

Irish Government Must Withdraw Naval Support from Libyan Coastguard - Senator Paul Gavan8 March, 2019

FOI reveals bias in Low Pay Commission tips investigation – Senator Paul Gavan4 March, 2019

‘Time for a new vision to challenge the far-right’ — Gavan3 March, 2019

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