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# migrant-rights-centre-ireland - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

Meat processing workers subject to 'difficult and dangerous' conditions with regular injuries at work
# Survey
# Survey

Meat processing workers subject to 'difficult and dangerous' conditions with regular injuries at work

Nov 25th 2020, 8:26 AM 16,586 Views 14 Comments

The findings are contained in a new report by the Migrant Rights Centre Ireland.

# migrant-rights-centre-ireland - Friday 10 July, 2020

Dáil hears 'institutional racism' led to data breach over meat factory workers' Covid-19 test results
# Oireachtas Committee
# Oireachtas Committee

Dáil hears 'institutional racism' led to data breach over meat factory workers' Covid-19 test results

Jul 10th 2020, 5:49 PM 20,755 Views 38 Comments

The Migrant Rights Centre Ireland said there had been a ‘gross and serious breach of confidentiality’.

# migrant-rights-centre-ireland - Monday 30 November, 2015

These are the 24 biggest issues faced by carers in Ireland
# Exploitation
# Exploitation

These are the 24 biggest issues faced by carers in Ireland

Nov 30th 2015, 2:29 PM 20,776 Views 12 Comments

A new report has called for stronger employment rights in the home care industry.

# migrant-rights-centre-ireland - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Chef who was paid just 51c an hour will finally get the wages he was owed
# Mohammed Younis
# Mohammed Younis

Chef who was paid just 51c an hour will finally get the wages he was owed

Jun 25th 2015, 7:21 PM 42,652 Views 75 Comments

Muhammad Younis was forced to work up to 80 hours a week in a Clondalkin restaurant.

# migrant-rights-centre-ireland - Sunday 15 March, 2015

Migrants rally to urge Taoiseach not to forget about them
# Two Sides Of The Same Coin
# Two Sides Of The Same Coin

Migrants rally to urge Taoiseach not to forget about them

Mar 15th 2015, 4:16 PM 11,662 Views 38 Comments

They wanted to be treated the same way Enda Kenny treats the “undocumented Irish”.

# migrant-rights-centre-ireland - Thursday 17 July, 2014

New law to fix 'stolen wages' of undocumented workers
# Undocumented Workers
# Undocumented Workers

New law to fix 'stolen wages' of undocumented workers

Jul 17th 2014, 10:48 AM 5,431 Views 20 Comments

The amendment passed yesterday addresses a loophole regarding compensation for work or services carried out by undocumented workers.

# migrant-rights-centre-ireland - Thursday 24 April, 2014

'A huge step towards justice': Migrant Rights Centre welcomes Bill on undocumented workers
# Exploitation
# Exploitation

'A huge step towards justice': Migrant Rights Centre welcomes Bill on undocumented workers

Apr 24th 2014, 1:07 PM 4,978 Views 19 Comments

The new law will allow undocumented workers to take legal action against exploitative employers.

# migrant-rights-centre-ireland - Friday 14 March, 2014

'I feel so safe in Ireland, but as an undocumented migrant I fear for my future'
# Migrant Rights
# Migrant Rights

'I feel so safe in Ireland, but as an undocumented migrant I fear for my future'

Mar 14th 2014, 6:50 AM 16,581 Views 131 Comments

Groups have said the government here should do the same for undocumented migrants as it is asking the US to do for undocumented Irish people living there.

# migrant-rights-centre-ireland - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

'We care for your children and your grandparents': 30,000 illegal migrants seek solution
# Undocumented
# Undocumented

'We care for your children and your grandparents': 30,000 illegal migrants seek solution

Dec 11th 2013, 8:50 AM 9,032 Views 196 Comments

The Migrant Rights Centre Ireland is holding a 24-hour Vigil of Hope outside the Dáil today.

# migrant-rights-centre-ireland - Friday 31 August, 2012

Migrant rights group says High Court decision leaves undocumented workers vulnerable
# Courts
# Courts

Migrant rights group says High Court decision leaves undocumented workers vulnerable

Aug 31st 2012, 4:01 PM 4,698 Views 92 Comments

Today the court overturned a decision to grant Muhammad Younis an award of €92,000 in an exploitation case.

# migrant-rights-centre-ireland - Friday 16 March, 2012

Undocumented in Ireland will celebrate St Patrick's Day 'in the shadows'
# Undocumented
# Undocumented

Undocumented in Ireland will celebrate St Patrick's Day 'in the shadows'

Mar 16th 2012, 7:15 AM 5,181 Views 55 Comments

The Migrant Rights Centre Ireland is using this weekend’s celebrations to highlight the plight of what it says is an estimated 30,000 undocumented people in Ireland.

# migrant-rights-centre-ireland - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Column: Why isn't modern day slavery criminalised in Ireland?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why isn't modern day slavery criminalised in Ireland?

Feb 9th 2012, 7:30 PM 129 Views 64 Comments

There have been 169 cases of forced labour in Ireland in recent years – and this is only the tip of the iceberg, writes Gráinne O’Toole.

# migrant-rights-centre-ireland - Saturday 17 December, 2011

Hundreds of undocumented migrants stage candlelit march to Dáil
# Undocumented
# Undocumented

Hundreds of undocumented migrants stage candlelit march to Dáil

Dec 17th 2011, 6:50 PM 6,636 Views 162 Comments

The campaigners called on the Government to give them the opportunity to win legal status in Ireland.

# migrant-rights-centre-ireland - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

'Slaves' kept and forced to work in Irish homes and restaurants
# Slavery
# Slavery

'Slaves' kept and forced to work in Irish homes and restaurants

Sep 13th 2011, 8:57 AM 3,514 Views 9 Comments

People are being held in conditions with parallels to those suffered by 24 men rescued in England, a charity has warned.

# migrant-rights-centre-ireland - Friday 24 June, 2011

Rostrevor House pays outstanding wages to all but one of its former staff
# Rostrevor
# Rostrevor

Rostrevor House pays outstanding wages to all but one of its former staff

Jun 24th 2011, 6:47 PM 3,791 Views 0 Comments

13 of the 14 employees who were due an average of €4,000 each get their money – the other one is the whistleblower.