Ireland - High support for ‘Fair conditions at work - February 29, 2016

The Irish Congress of Trade Unions revealed it had found overwhelming support for its Charter for Fair Conditions at Work among political parties, with Labour, Sinn Fein, Fianna Fail, the Social Democrats and Socialist deputies signing up, while there was little or no support in either Fine Gael or Renua. The Congress Charter for Fair Conditions at Work sets out five key principles to help make decent work a reality: a Living Wage, Fair Hours of Work, the Right to Union Representation, the Right to Respect in the workplace and Fair Public Procurement. Included is the statement: Collective Bargaining is a Human Right.

English: http://www.ictu.ie/press/2016/02/04/huge-support-for-fair-conditions-at-work …   

Visit the Charter pages:  http://www.ictu.ie/charter

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