Sat, 25 Jun 2022 21:04:55 +0000

The winner of the 2022 LookLeft Cuba Holiday Draw is Patricia Doyle. Thank you to everyone who took part for your support for LookLeft Magazine. The post 2022 LookLeft Cuba Holiday Draw Results appeared first on LookLeft.

Mon, 13 Jun 2022 12:08:16 +0000

Trade unions must play a key role in promoting equality within our workplaces, The post Unions must bargain for wages and equality appeared first on LookLeft.

Thu, 26 May 2022 22:01:13 +0000

The European Commission launched an infringement notice against Ireland over the Government’s failure to properly transpose the EU Directive on European Works Councils (EWC). The notice was issued following a complaint made by SIPTU representatives. European Works Councils are bodies representing the European employees of a company. EU Member States are to provide for the […] The post European Commission serves infringement notice on Ireland over European Works Councils appeared first on LookLeft.

Thu, 26 May 2022 06:48:54 +0000

The trade union Fórsa has called employers to do more to address stigma and other issues around menstrual health through “period- and menopause-friendly policies” in workplaces across the economy, following a motion at the union’s national conference on Friday. According to a survey published by the union, only 1% of employees have the protection of […] The post Workplaces need period-friendly policies appeared first on LookLeft.

Wed, 25 May 2022 06:02:29 +0000

The trade union Unite gave a presentation to the Low Pay Commission last week urging that the body to recommend an increase in the National Minimum Wage by €2 (19%) to €12.50 from November. This would be the first step in a two-year strategy to raise the wage floor to 66% of median earnings. “Low […] The post Trade union starts a real conversation about the minimum wage appeared first on LookLeft.

Mon, 09 May 2022 10:27:16 +0000

Tickets cost €/£10 or €/£50 for a book of 6. The draw takes place on 25th June 2022. Get your tickets now via PayPal here The post Win a two-week holiday for two to Cuba with €/£500 spending money appeared first on LookLeft.

Wed, 04 May 2022 23:21:21 +0000

What’s the fuss about? In May 2018, 66.4% of voters approved the repeal of the Eighth Amendment. On 20th December of that year the president signed the Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) Act into law. That permits abortions without restriction up to 12 weeks and, after that period, where there is a risk to […] The post Explainer: The National Maternity Hospital appeared first on LookLeft.

Fri, 22 Apr 2022 12:39:31 +0000

Ireland faces a choice between eco-austerity and actually addressing the climate crisis. The post This Earth Day, which side are you on? appeared first on LookLeft.

Tue, 19 Apr 2022 22:11:23 +0000

The workers were offered a 1.75% pay increase when inflation is 9%. The post Further strike action by council, education and housing workers appeared first on LookLeft.

Tue, 19 Apr 2022 22:02:50 +0000

The result was "a great validation". The post UCD ordered to pay out €15,000 over contract of indefinite duration appeared first on LookLeft.