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Paul Gavan



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 (104)

"State Institutions such as the HSE and Tusla continuing to fail children" - Senator Paul Gavan5 March, 2017

Time for more Mayo Public Reps to Break Silence on Hastings Dispute – Senator Paul Gavan2 March, 2017

Seanad unites to back Tesco workers in dispute – Paul Gavan21 February, 2017

Senator Paul Gavan calls on the Government to adopt trade sanctions against the State of Israel17 February, 2017

Senator Paul Gavan expresses concern over Kerry Foods dispute13 February, 2017

Shannon must Resist Trump Pre-Clearance Guidelines – Gavan3 February, 2017

Senator Paul Gavan Calls for Support for Shannon Trump Demo31 January, 2017

CETA Trade Deal Hidden From Democratic Oversight – Gavan18 January, 2017

Baptism Barrier Must Go – Gavan16 January, 2017

Senator Paul Gavan condemns Irish hotels for making a profit on the back of poverty pay for employees29 December, 2016

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