Congress Talks, Episode 1: Low Pay, Respect at Work & the Childcare debate
Congress Talks is the first in a new series of podcasts from the Irish Congress of Trade Unions featuring conversations, interviews and discussions on key issues for union members, activists and the wider public. The first episode looks at the Low Pay, Respect at Work and Childcare. It features Congress General Secretary Patricia King and senior official, Peter Rigney. Listen and share!
Congress Talks, Episode 2: New deal in Northern Ireland? 'Bogus' Employment in Construction
In Episode 2 of Congress Talks, we look at how unions in Northern Ireland are building the peace and battling Tory plans for 'welfare reform'; Also, just how widespread is 'bogus self-employment' in construction and what is the true cost?
Congress Talks, Episode 3: What political parties support Decent Work? Why Europe needs a Pay Rise
In Episode 3, Congress General Secretary Patricia King reveals which political parties signed up to Fair Conditions at Work, while ETUC General Secretary Luca Visentini outlines why Europe needs a payv rise and major investment if it is to emerge from the current, prolonged slump