WHY IS LABOUR REWARDING UNION ALLIES WITH STATE JOBS?

People Before Profit has condemned Joan Burton’s decision to appoint the former ICTU General Secretary, David Begg, to the post of chairperson of the Pensions Committee. The part time post carries a salary of €20,000 a year and ensures that...

14th January 2016

Why People Before Profit voted against FEMPI legislation

Why does Labour support emergency laws to shackle unions? The Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest (FEMPI) legislation of 2009 was the most anti worker legislation ever passed in this state, targeting public sector wages and conditions. The recent...

3rd December 2015

SIPTU delegates should vote to break with the Labour Party

On Wednesday afternoon, the SIPTU delegate conference will debate a resolution to disaffiliate from the Labour Party. The resolution is being proposed by the 7,000 strong Education Sector. Proposer of the motion is Kieran Allen, the chair of the UCD...

5th October 2015

People Before Profit ‘A Radical Alternative Vision for Ireland’ Event tonight

Tonight is the first event of the People Before Profit ‘A Radical Alternative Vision of Ireland’ policy programme. This event is an opportunity for people to contribute their ideas for an alternative Ireland. The event will take place in the...

18th September 2015

People Before Profit offer solidarity to the Jobstown 27 and Paul Murphy TD

In a statement, People Before Profit Cllr Bríd Smith has voiced the party’s solidarity with the Jobstown 27 and Paul Murphy TD who have today received court summons for allegedly falsely imprisoning Joan Burton and her assistant. It is alleged...

15th September 2015