There is no going back to ‘normal’ after this pandemic. The measures below are drawn up by Dr Conor McCabe. They are needed to ensure that workers and businesses get through this crisis, and that the state has the focus going forward to tackle the health, housing, and environmental issues that dominated the recent election.
Well done to all the students who organised and took part in the strike for climate action today. The streets of Sligo were filled with students, chants and calls for decisive action on Climate change.
Today saw the introduction of an importance piece of legislation. New laws cracking down on zero-hour contracts and precarious employment come into effect today. This offers protection for workers in a range of industries.