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Sunday 15 May, 2022

Ivana Bacik: Something has to give as costs soar - Ireland needs a pay rise
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Ivana Bacik: Something has to give as costs soar - Ireland needs a pay rise

May 15th 2022, 7:30 AM 25,165 Views 44 Comments

The Labour leader says a national pay rise will be a win-win for everyone.

Wednesday 9 February, 2022

Ivana Bacik: Flexible work makes sense, so why is the government clinging to old ways?
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Ivana Bacik: Flexible work makes sense, so why is the government clinging to old ways?

Updated Feb 9th 2022, 2:00 PM 20,564 Views 26 Comments

The TD says the conservatism being shown by Government on flexible working is in stark contrast to the need for radical change.

Saturday 6 February, 2021

Ivana Bacik: Any trivialising of gender-based violence by the courts is unhelpful
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Ivana Bacik: Any trivialising of gender-based violence by the courts is unhelpful

Feb 6th 2021, 7:30 AM 16,755 Views 23 Comments

The Labour senator says any downplaying of the seriousness of sexual assaults in the courts will cause the further regression of social attitudes towards these crimes.

Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Ivana Bacik: Children who are born in Ireland belong here
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Ivana Bacik: Children who are born in Ireland belong here

Nov 24th 2020, 7:00 AM 42,899 Views 96 Comments

Labour Senator Ivana Bacik says the 2004 referendum has caused needless suffering and she’s asking the Government to back a new Bill addressing this issue.

Thursday 27 December, 2018

Opinion: Should judges hand down concurrent sentences in rape cases?
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# Criminal Law

Opinion: Should judges hand down concurrent sentences in rape cases?

Dec 27th 2018, 8:00 AM 18,837 Views 41 Comments

‘It is essential, for victims of crime and for society in general, that coherent sentencing policy is developed’, writes Ivana Bacik.