TD slams Department of Education “Bully boy tactics” in teacher dispute

Deputy Brid Smith has called on the Department of Education to withdraw threats it has issued to teachers in the ASTI. Teachers are been told they must sign up and agree to substitution and supervisor duties by tomorrow or face...

27th October 2016

TDs protest outside minister Ross’s office

A number of Dail deputies including Richard Boyd Barrett and Brid Smith staged a protest outside the Department of Transport Office on Leeson Lane, Leeson Street, today to highlight what they describe as the ministers “astonishing silence and indifference” over...

16th September 2016

People Before Profit TD welcomes vote for strike action by Dublin Bus drivers and NBRU members

Brid Smith TD today welcomed the overwhelming vote for strike action by Dublin Bus drivers and members of the NBRU . Noting the huge majority in favor of industrial action in pursuit of a pay claim, (over 96% voted in...

6th August 2016

People Before Profit TD delighted Fianna Fail Au Pair Bill fails to garner support and falls

Pays tribute to the work of the Migrant Rights centre Ireland for their work opposing the Bill Brid Smith TD has said that she is delighted that a proposed Fianna Fail bill concerning Au Pairs has been rejected by the...

14th July 2016

People Before Profit support Psychiatric Nurses in strike action decision

Drastic measures required due to short fall in funding and staffing levels People Before Profit fully support the decision of the Psychiatric Nurses Association members to go on strike in reaction to chronically low staffing levels in hospital and community...

9th June 2016

People Before Profit to propose motion in Dail to abolish FEMPI

People Before Profit will today propose a motion to the Dail to abolish the Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest legislation (FEMPI). FEMPI is the most anti-worker legislation in the history of the state. The motion has been signed...

1st June 2016