Tag: precarious work

Brid speaking on cross-party motion on Period Poverty

  A cross party motion on period poverty is welcome, and to be supported. The sickening irony is that many of those supporting this motion, were gung-ho for the policies that caused or exacerbated poverty among so many women, lone

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Protest against zero-hour contracts outside Dept of an Taoiseach today

Proud to stand with these workers who highlight the realities of precarious work practices

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Brid Smith TD speaking on precarious work in Dáil 16.11.17

PRECARIOUS WORK,ZERO HOUR CONTRACTS – driving wages down because there’s less hours worked, with resulting poverty. Not so for employers. Profits are up, some by as much as 40% on pre-crash levels. A Bill to tackle these issues was debated

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Creating precarious jobs – nothing to boast about!

Brid questioned Minister Mary Mitchel O’Connor today on the type of jobs and pay that we are creating here in Ireland. While the Govt congratulates themselves on ​attracting investment and creating jobs, the hidden reality is that we are looking

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