Press Archive

  1. HALL SELECTED AS LABOUR CANDIDATE FOR DROGHEDA RURAL

    Thu Dec 6, 2018 - 03:06 pm
    Labour has formally selected Termonfeckin resident Michelle Hall for the four-seat Drogheda Rural electoral area in next May’s local election. The selection convention was chaired by Senator Iv...
  2. Better work-life balance for workers is possible

    Thu Nov 22, 2018 - 12:53 pm
    Labour Party Employment spokesperson, Ged Nash, has said we must examine working time legislation and its relationship to productivity as the world of work changes.This follows the Fórsa Trade Union ...
  3. HSE decision on Our Lady of Lourdes X-Ray room must be reversed

    Thu Nov 8, 2018 - 04:12 pm
    Senator Ged Nash has told the Minister for Health that the HSE’s decision to ditch longstanding plans to include an additional x-ray room in the newly expanded Emergency Department at Our Lady of Lo...
  4. If and When arrangements will be the weapon of choice for bad employers if Employment Bill isn't amended

    Thu Nov 8, 2018 - 10:55 am
    Labour Party Employment Spokesperson, Senator Ged Nash, has said ‘if and when’ contracts should be outlawed.Speaking at the launch of the TASC report on ‘Precarious Work, Precarious Lives’ he ...
  5. Taoiseach’s comments show FG tone deaf on industrial relations

    Wed Nov 7, 2018 - 11:53 am
    Labour Party spokesperson on Employment, Ged Nash, has said the latest comments by the Taoiseach on healthcare workers shows how fatally inept Fine Gael is when it comes to industrial relations.Senato...
  6. Minister's response to Illness Benefit Crisis is Shocking

    Fri Nov 2, 2018 - 02:31 pm
    Labour spokesperson on Social Protection, Sen. Ged Nash has said:”The Minister for Employment Affairs & Social Protection’s response to Illness Benefits payment fiasco has been shocking.”She...
  7. Authentic Foods have treated workers disgracefully

    Fri Oct 19, 2018 - 04:29 pm
    Responding to the news that Authentic Foods in Dundalk is set to close, local Senator and Labour Employment Affairs spokesperson Ged Nash said;“Since the rumours started some time ago that the compa...
  8. Explanation needed for delays in Illness Benefit

    Mon Oct 15, 2018 - 03:58 pm
    Labour Social Protection spokesperson Ged Nash has called on the Minister for Social Protection to explain the reasons for the major delays people are encountering in illness benefit payments.Sen. Nas...
  9. No clarity on level of Christmas Bonus from Minister

    Tue Sep 25, 2018 - 04:29 pm
    Labour spokesperson on Social Protection Ged Nash has called on Minister Regina Doherty to clarify immediately the level of Christmas Bonus that will be paid to those in receipt of social welfare paym...
  10. Ryanair protective notice designed to intimidate striking pilots

    Wed Jul 25, 2018 - 01:59 pm
    Labour Employment Affairs spokesperson Ged Nash said the actions by Ryanair to issue protective notice to crews in Dublin is clearly aimed at striking pilots, and called on the company to engage in go...
  11. Minimum wage must be transformed to a real living wage

    Wed Jul 18, 2018 - 11:51 am
    Labour spokesperson on Employment Affairs & Social Protection, Senator Ged Nash, has said that that the National Minimum Wage must be transformed to a real Living Wage of €11.90 per hour.Senator...
  12. Housing is largest factor behind Living Wage hike

    Wed Jul 4, 2018 - 11:51 am
    Low Pay Commission’s should be given remit by government to reach a real Living WageLabour spokesperson on Employment, Senator Ged Nash is calling on the government to act on the recommendation of t...
  13. Nash slams IAC over treatment of archaeologists

    Tue Jul 3, 2018 - 04:52 pm
    Labour’s Employment Spokesperson Senator Ged Nash has slammed the Irish Archaeological Consultancy over its treatment of skilled archaeologists who are set to take strike action at the Macroom by-pa...
  14. Ball in Lloyd's Pharmacy's court if further strike action is to be avoided

    Fri Jun 29, 2018 - 02:46 pm
    Speaking on the third day of industrial action at the multi-billion euro Lloyd’s Pharmacy chain, Labour’s Workers’ Rights spokesperson Senator Ged Nash said:“The Labour Party fully supports th...
  15. Hynes is the real deal for working people in Carlow - Kilkenny

    Wed Jun 27, 2018 - 07:19 pm
    Labour Party Employment Spokesperson Ged Nash has described Denis Hynes who is the new Labour Party candidate for Carlow-Kilkenny as ‘the real deal for working people’ in the constituency.Senator ...
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