Press Archive

  1. Decision to block Minimum Wage increase should be reversed

    Tue Oct 15, 2019 - 02:45 pm
    Labour spokesperson on Employment Affairs and Social Protection Sen. Ged Nash has called on the Government to reverse their decision to block an increase in the minimum wage and proceed with a 30 cent...
  2. Budget fails Social Welfare Recipients and those on Low Incomes

    Tue Oct 8, 2019 - 02:17 pm
    Labour spokesperson on Employment Affairs and Social Protection Senator Ged Nash has blasted the Government and Fianna Fáil for failing in Budget 2020 to support those on low and fixed incomes.No inc...
  3. FG threat to delay minimum wage hike a kick in the teeth for low paid workers

    Mon Oct 7, 2019 - 01:53 pm
    Responding to reports that the planned National Minimum Wage increase to €10.10 is to be deferred to March, Labour Party Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Ged Nash, has accused Fine Gael of ...
  4. 4 day week campaign gains momentum

    Tue Sep 24, 2019 - 01:23 pm
    Commenting from the UK Labour Party Conference, Labour Party Employment Affairs spokesperson, Ged Nash, has welcomed the British Labour Party’s proposals on a four day working week. Senator Nash sai...
  5. Token measures on bogus self-employment not enough

    Mon Jul 15, 2019 - 02:33 pm
    Labour Employment Affairs spokesperson Sen. Ged Nash has called on Minister Regina Doherty to do more than token gestures to tackle bogus self-employment but instead change the law to make employment ...
  6. Government struggles to meet their own minimum wage target

    Thu Jul 11, 2019 - 10:06 am
    Senator Ged Nash, who set up the statutory Low Pay Commission (LPC) said the government is struggling to meet its own Programme for Government target of a national minimum wage of €10.50 by the time...
  7. National Minimum Wage should be transformed into a living wage

    Wed Jul 3, 2019 - 10:28 am
    Reacting to the Living Wage Ireland 2019 update, Labour Party spokesperson on Employment Affairs, Senator Ged Nash, has called on the Government to take calls to meaningfully increase the minimum wage...
  8. Time for stronger collective bargaining and trade union laws

    Tue Jul 2, 2019 - 05:27 pm
    The Labour Party’s spokesperson on Workers’ Rights, Senator Ged Nash has echoed the Irish Congress of Trade Union’s call for stronger collective bargaining and trade union legislation in Ireland...
  9. Nash hosts Leinster House briefing for health workers

    Tue Jun 18, 2019 - 04:28 pm
    Statement by The Labour Party Senator Ged Nash today hosted a briefing in Leinster House with SIPTU health service workers who will be on strike on Thursday.Speaking after the cross-party briefin...
  10. PODIATRY PATIENTS LEFT HANGING BY HSE – NASH

    Mon Jun 17, 2019 - 11:54 am
    Senator Ged Nash has said hundreds of podiatry patients in Drogheda have been ‘left hanging in the wind’ by the HSE as the podiatry clinic in the Boyne Primary Care Centre sees its days of operati...
  11. NASH WELCOMES PAY RISE FOR SECURITY WORKERS

    Sun Jun 2, 2019 - 11:29 am
    Senator Ged Nash said all contract security workers must be paid a legal minimum hourly rate of pay of €11.65 per hour from the 1st June, up from €11.35.He explained;“I introduced new laws where...
  12. FRIDAY’S VOTE SHOULD MARK THE END OF ‘THE GREAT EAST MEATH RIP-OFF’ - HOEY

    Mon May 20, 2019 - 08:26 am
    Annie Hoey has said Friday’s local election vote should herald ‘the end of the great East Meath rip-off’.The Labour candidate explained;“I am a proven activist with a track record of getting t...
  13. LABOUR & GREENS SEAL VOTING PACT IN LOUTH & EAST MEATH AHEAD OF 24th MAY POLL

    Mon May 13, 2019 - 07:33 am
    The Labour Party and Green Party in Louth & East Meath have agreed a voting pact for the forthcoming Local Elections.With no candidate from either party in a direct contest with the other, senior ...
  14. SCHOOL PLANNING DELAYS CAUSING HUGE ANXIETY FOR EAST MEATH PARENTS

    Sun May 12, 2019 - 01:19 pm
    The delay in submitting a planning application for temporary accommodation for the new South Drogheda/East Meath Educate Together Secondary School is causing huge anxiety for local parents, East Meath...
  15. ALLOCATION OF ADDITIONAL GARDAÍ WELCOME - NASH

    Wed May 1, 2019 - 08:03 am
    Senator Ged Nash has welcomed the deployment of additional Gardaí to the town.He said;“This deployment is very welcome and will enable the over-stretched Local Gardaí to get into the faces of thos...