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'Between the doctor, antibiotics and the four days off, it was €600 that I will never see again'
While health inequalities affect people of different backgrounds, those who have precarious jobs are in especially difficult situations, writes Sinead Pembroke.
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Home care worker: '€10.10 an hour, no guaranteed hours and no sick leave'
Insecure, low paid working conditions are being encouraged by State policy towards private home care workers, writes Sinead Pembroke.
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Zero-hour contracts: 'Clare has to live with her parents and can't afford to go to the doctor'
The government needs to play catch up with Europe and implement legislation that gives part-time workers security of hours, writes Sinead Pembroke.
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'If we want better people working in childcare, we need better working terms'
Policy is driving precarious work for professionals in childcare, writes Sinead Pembroke.
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'After hours of questioning by “experts”, Theresa was left traumatised and had to make her own way home'
Redressing survivors of Mother and Baby homes needs to avoid the pitfalls of the Residential Institution Redress Board for Industrial and Reformatory School survivors, writes Sinead Pembroke.
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'Enda, parents sent children to industrial schools because a court compelled them or they had no choice'
Enda Kenny has said he wants to deal with the dark legacies of our past but following his statements this week, he’s still way off the mark, writes Sinead Pembroke.