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Communities Against Cuts
national / workers issues / event notice Thursday October 25, 2012 - 09:48 by SIPTU Community   text 15 comments (last - sunday november 25, 2012 - 15:48)   image 4 images   1 attached file
The Dublin Council of Trade Unions is bringing together a broad coalition for this years pre-budget protest on Saturday 24th November, 1pm, Parnell Square, Dublin 1.

Among those mobilising are the SIPTU Community Campaign, Community Against Cuts, The Spectacle of Defiance and Hope, The Campaign Against Household and Water Taxes and the SIPTU Dublin District Committee. ... read full story / add a comment
national / workers issues / news report Monday October 15, 2012 - 18:09 by Paul Gavan
A number of Home Help workers will be making visits of a different kind this week as they attend a Dáil Debate on Home Help Services. Home Help and Home Care activists who are part of SIPTU’s new “Time to Care” campaign will be attending the two-evening debate on a motion calling on the Government to immediately reverse recent cutbacks in funding for the service. ... read full story / add a comment
national / workers issues / press release Thursday August 30, 2012 - 21:34 by Eugene Mc Cartan   text 1 comment (last - friday august 31, 2012 - 02:20)   image 1 image
COMMUNIST PARTY OF IRELAND

Press statement

Repudiate the debt, instead of cutting services for the sick and the poor

29 August 2012 ... read full story / add a comment
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international / workers issues / opinion/analysis Saturday August 25, 2012 - 07:20 by Adrian Boutureira   text 2 comments (last - monday august 27, 2012 - 03:37)   image 1 image
The story that needs to be told about the massacre at the Lonmin mine in South Africa, will not come from the capitalist mainstream media, nor be told by the South African government. The story must come from those of us who wont allow for the critical questions behind the death of so many compańeros go unanswered. This is but a humble contribution towards that aim. ... read full story / add a comment
international / workers issues / opinion/analysis Thursday August 02, 2012 - 17:48 by Paddy Hackett
Generally in the West individuals, in a quailfied way, are free to express their views independently of how subversive those views may be. They are even, in a sense, free to organise themselves against the government. Marxists even become professors in bourgeois universities. Given that capitalist society is defined by Marx as inherently oppressive it appears as an inexplicable contradiction that it should have this free and just character in the West while still retaining its inherently exploitative and oppressive character ... read full story / add a comment
national / workers issues / news report Monday July 16, 2012 - 16:13 by Paul Gavan   text 1 comment (last - monday july 23, 2012 - 12:54)
SIPTU members have welcomed the decision of the Department of Social Protection to partially restore material and training funding to Community Employment (CE) schemes.
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"Ireland outside the euro
dublin / workers issues / event notice Thursday June 28, 2012 - 16:55 by Eugene McCartan   image 1 image
PUBLIC MEETING

IRELAND OUTSIDE THE EURO ... read full story / add a comment
dublin / workers issues / event notice Wednesday May 23, 2012 - 11:23 by Latin America Solidarity Centre
LASC based
Community Employment Post
Applicants must be eligible for Community Employment
and you can apply directly to CCVG

City Centre Voluntary Groups has a job vacancy in the following position based in LASC (The Latin America Solidarity Centre) 5 Merrion Row, Dublin 2 ... read full story / add a comment
national / workers issues / news report Friday May 04, 2012 - 11:00 by Paul Gavan   video 1 video file
Thousands of people marched in protest at plans by Minister Reilly to close a vital Public Hospital in Abbeyleix which cares for the elderly. ... read full story / add a comment
dublin / workers issues / press release Wednesday April 25, 2012 - 10:49 by Staff of the Molyneux Home   text 11 comments (last - thursday april 26, 2012 - 22:58)
Molyneux Nursing Home closing after 200 years. 21 loyal staff forced to joined the dole queue. Management refusing to negotiate with staff. Pay cuts implemented in january 2012 without staff consent and in breach of the Payments and wages act 1991. ... read full story / add a comment
international / workers issues / opinion/analysis Tuesday April 10, 2012 - 13:53 by Paddy Hackett
the perspective of David North’s is a narrow nationalist one. It limits the problem to one of the decline of US capitalism as opposed to the decline of capitalism as a world economic system. This means that for the WSWS the problems of capitalism are solvable within a merely nationalist framework. Such a framework only requires a mere restructuring of global capitalism. In contrast for communists the authentic solution is the elimination of capitalism through social revolution.
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national / workers issues / news report Wednesday February 22, 2012 - 14:59 by Paul Gavan   video 1 video file
This short video gives a summary of reasons why workers employed in the Community Sector need to organise in order to defend the vital services they provide. It's time for all Community Workers to demand their right to collective bargaining, and have their say over the future of the Community and Voluntary Sector! Join us on the Road to Recognition! ... read full story / add a comment
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international / workers issues / other press Tuesday February 14, 2012 - 23:40 by T   text 1 comment (last - thursday february 16, 2012 - 19:59)   image 1 image
Since approximately the early 1980s Capitalism has been on the offensive to attack working conditions and take away the hard won labour rights of the previous century or so.

In those years we have seen manufacturing jobs move offshore and increasing amounts of temporary and part-time jobs which have less rights than full time jobs.

We have seen multi-national and chain stores declare bankruptcy to allow these firms to walk away from their healthcare and pension obligations, only to re-open the following week.

But yet this is not good enough and the capitalists and because of the logic of capitalism itself, as usual never give up and have their sights firmly set on things like decent wages, holiday pay, sick pay, pensions and health-cover.

And leading the latest innovation in exploition is IBM Germany with their new programme called, "liquid" and reported in an article titled 'IBM launches new form of day-wage labour' on the www.wsws.org website. ... read full story / add a comment
national / workers issues / other press Friday January 13, 2012 - 23:37 by theDetail.tv
PATRICIA Campbell worked as a nurse in the Belfast Trust for over 10 years, with a career that spanned a quarter of a century. However, ever since a minor accidental misdemeanour resulted in her dismissal, she has been engaged in an uphill battle to hold her employers to account. ... read full story / add a comment
dublin / workers issues / event notice Saturday January 07, 2012 - 22:12 by Pól Ó Cionsalígh
I'm calling on everyone to support the Vita Cortex protest outside the Dáil on Thursday 12th January at 1.00pm been organised by SIPTU's Manufacturing Division. What is happening to the Lagan Brick and Vita Cortex Workers will happen to many other Workers very soon unless strong action is taken immediately! ... read full story / add a comment
international / workers issues / news report Saturday January 07, 2012 - 21:55 by Pól Ó Cionsalígh   text 2 comments (last - monday january 09, 2012 - 14:13)
Got this from LabourStart yesterday. This is very disturbing and sinister, and it's not happening in some remote, tin-pot, 3rd World dictatorship!! This is happening in Europe! In Greece, a European Union (EU) Member. And what are the EU, who are so quick to blabber and bleat on about human right's abuses in Libya, Iran, Syria, and other places safely removed from Europe, doing and saying about this? Surprise! Surprise! Nothing, as it's the EU and their austerity policies that have led to this, and it wouldn't surprise me at all if the EU is orchestrating this behind the scenes as an attempt to smash Protests by the People and the Workers against their failed austerity policies. ... read full story / add a comment
national / workers issues / opinion/analysis Thursday January 05, 2012 - 20:52 by Pól Ó Cionsalígh   text 4 comments (last - sunday january 15, 2012 - 20:46)
We Should All Support the Planned Protests by SIPTU for the Vita Cortex Workers at Kinsale Road in Cork City Including the National Mobilisations!! In fact I think Everyone Must Support these Mobilisations And Protests Whether Or Not you're SIPTU Members! I welcome the fact that the TEEU have also pledged their support for the Vita Cortex Workers. ... read full story / add a comment
international / workers issues / opinion/analysis Friday December 30, 2011 - 01:19 by InternationalistGroup
Ports up and down the West Coast were blockaded, from Seattle to San Diego. The blockade was called in solidarity with longshore workers fighting a union-busting assault in Longview, Washington and port truckers seeking union recognition in the ports of Los Angeles/Long Beach. This support should have been greeted. But now the class war on the West Coast docks is coming to a head, and it can't be waged from the outside. Bay Area labor has called for a caravan to Longview. The goal should be a real occupation of the terminal by the workers to prevent the loading of the scab cargo. Longshore militants have called on the longshore unions to shut down every port on the West Coast, and the East and Gulf Coasts, to smash EGT's union-busting. Can it be done? Yes, but only though sharp struggle against the pro-capitalist labor bureaucracy. ... read full story / add a comment
international / workers issues / opinion/analysis Thursday December 22, 2011 - 10:28 by Paddy Hackett
The capitalist crisis can provide the working class with the opportunity to forcefully take power. ... read full story / add a comment
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