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Thursday 15 May, 2014

Opinion: We want to see an increase in wages – and respect – for fast food workers
# Respect
# Respect

Opinion: We want to see an increase in wages – and respect – for fast food workers

May 15th 2014, 8:00 AM 125 Views 44 Comments

Low-paid, zero hour contracts are on the rise globally, leaving workers without stability or decent quality of life.

Saturday 15 February, 2014

Column: Why we need to ban zero-hours contracts
# Uncertainty
# Uncertainty

Column: Why we need to ban zero-hours contracts

Feb 15th 2014, 12:00 PM 283 Views 79 Comments

Working on a zero-hours contract means you can’t budget or plan your life – and causes people to become stuck in a cycle of poverty, writes Ciaran Garrett.

Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Column: The introduction of a living wage would benefit ALL of Irish society
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The introduction of a living wage would benefit ALL of Irish society

Jan 21st 2014, 12:54 PM 840 Views 88 Comments

We shouldn’t view a living wage for employees as a burden, but as an investment: it would be one of the most effective ways to stimulate the economy, writes Ciaran Garrett.