Ireland

Around the world in 8 mins ep 8

In this episode, we report on informal workers’ protest in India and the strike by nurses in Ireland.

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation is are demanding equal wages, at par with health service grades like physiotherapists, whom they trail by around €7,000 (USD 8,046) a year. There has been massive public support for the nurses at the pickets

Nurses’ organizations said that the refusal of authorities to recruit more staff was compromising the safety of patients. The number of staff nurses fell by 6% between 2008 and 2018

Ireland abortion

On May 25, 2018, in the historic referendum, 66% of Irish women and men voted to amend the country’s constitutional ban on abortions.

Tesco workers strike

Union accuses Tesco of ignoring the problems faced by their staff and covert attempts for union busting

The EU commission ordered Ryanair to comply with laws by changing the contracts of its employees to base them on the labour laws of the countries where they operate

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