Latest Updates

  1. RE: 1,400 Job Cuts at Bank of Ireland (BOI) - Letter to Minister for Finance

    Mon Aug 10, 2020 - 11:21 am
    Dear Minister Donohoe,I am writing to you regarding the recent announcement by Bank of Ireland (on Wednesday 5th August 2020) to roll out a voluntary redundancy plan with the aim of reducing its staff...
  2. RE: 1,400 Job Cuts at Bank of Ireland (BOI) - Letter to the CEO of BOI

    Mon Aug 10, 2020 - 11:16 am
    Dear Ms. McDonagh,I am urgently writing to you regarding the recent announcement by Bank of Ireland (on Wednesday 5th August 2020) to roll out a voluntary redundancy plan with the aim of reducing its ...
  3. No Cash without Conditions - Labour tables amendments to Finance bill

    Wed Jul 29, 2020 - 11:14 am
    Labour says Financial Provisions (Covid-19) Bill should be amended to better protect workers in bailed out firms Labour’s Finance spokesperson Ged Nash TD has brought forward amendments to toda...
  4. Government Need to Come Clean on Phoney Pay Cut

    Tue Jul 28, 2020 - 11:13 am
    Reacting to the news of the Government’s phoney 10% pay cut which will leave Minister’s €1,000 better-off,  Labour Spokesperson on Public Expenditure & Reform Ged Nash TD stated that th...
  5. Pay equality must extend to rest of public service

    Mon Jul 27, 2020 - 11:10 am
    With both the Minister for Finance and Minister for Public Expenditure conceding they couldn’t have pay inequality in the Cabinet, Labour public expenditure spokesperson Ged Nash TD said the same pr...
  6. These aren’t the Green jobs people voted for

    Sun Jul 26, 2020 - 11:10 am
    Responding to revelations that Green Party Leader and Climate Action Minister Eamon Ryan is to appoint up to eight special advisers, Labour’s public spending spokesperson Ged Nash TD said;"When peop...
  7. A New Social Contract is Needed in the National Battle for Recovery from Covid-19.

    Mon Jul 20, 2020 - 10:04 am
    *Published in the Sunday Independent - 19/07/2020.Sub-heading: We Must Think Big To Build An Economy That Works For Us All. We can’t go back to business as usual. The tired toolbox of idea...
  8. Labour sets five tests for July Stimulus and calls for a package of at least €10bn

    Thu Jul 16, 2020 - 10:10 am
    Package must make an impact, create and save jobs, and improve public servicesThe Labour Party Finance spokesperson Ged Nash has today published a set of five tests that the government’s upcoming Ju...
  9. MNCs must pay their fair share of corporation tax

    Wed Jul 15, 2020 - 11:32 am
    Labour has called for a minimum effective rate of corporation tax to be introduced.Speaking in response to the General Court of the European Union (GCEU) annulment of the Commission’s tax ruling aga...
  10. Nash introduces Sectoral Employment Order Confirmation Bill

    Wed Jul 15, 2020 - 11:31 am
    Labour T.D for Louth & East Meath, Ged Nash introduced a Bill to the Dáil which if enacted, would see the terms of the three Sectoral Employment Orders which were struck down by the High Court tw...
  11. Government must act on mortgage interest for Covid-19 payment breaks

    Wed Jul 8, 2020 - 11:29 am
    Labour Dáil motion tonight calls on the Government to stop the banks from charging penalties or surcharges on mortgage arrears accrued during the pandemic.Taoiseach tells Labour Leader that Minister ...
  12. NASH URGES MINISTER TO URGENTLY RESPOND TO HIGH COURT DECISION ON SECTORAL EMPLOYMENT ORDERS (SEOs)

    Wed Jun 24, 2020 - 01:35 pm
    Dear Minister Humphreys, RE: Sectoral Employment Orders I am sure you share my concern about yesterday’s High Court judgment in the challenge to the sectoral employment order for the elect...
  13. Nash Slams Refusal of Essential Dental Care to Vulnerable, Sick and Elderly Patients

    Thu Jun 18, 2020 - 11:53 am
    Deputy Ged Nash has urgently called on the Minister for Health to respond to reports of dental practices refusing medical cardholders essential treatment due to social distancing and PPE costs. D...
  14. Government should heed OECD advice and stop cut to €350 PUP

    Thu Jun 18, 2020 - 11:52 am
    Responding to the OECD’s Economic Outlook report which shows that the Pandemic Unemployment Payment should not be cut, Labour TD Ged Nash has called on the Government to stop its plans to slash the ...
  15. Safe Pass programmes to return from Monday 15th June

    Tue Jun 9, 2020 - 10:54 am
    The Minister for Education has confirmed to Labour TD Ged Nash that the on-site Safe Pass programmes are to recommence across the country from next Monday, 15th June. Deputy N...