Press Archive

  1. 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 ...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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 ...
  13. More proactive approach on false self-employment needed after RTÉ revelations

    Fri Jun 22, 2018 - 02:56 pm
    Labour Employment Affairs spokesperson Senator Ged Nash has said the revelations that 157 workers at RTÉ were misclassified as self-employed shows the need for the Government to more pro-actively tac...
  14. Engagement with unions needed to solve Lloyd's dispute - Nash

    Thu Jun 21, 2018 - 03:45 pm
    Ahead of tomorrow’s planned industrial action by Lloyd’s Pharmacy staff, Labour Party spokesperson on Employment and Social Affairs, Ged Nash, has urged the company to accept the recent Labour Cou...
  15. Nash secures Government backing for apology to men convicted under 'draconian laws'

    Thu Jun 14, 2018 - 11:00 am
    A Labour Party motion apologising to men who were convicted of engaging in consensual same-sex sexual acts prior to the decriminalisation of homosexuality in June 1993 has received government backing....