Tag Archives: law

It’s the law: protection for temporary staff

Following the union’s signal success this week in defending the rights of a temporary staff member, it’s worth remembering that the Protection of Employees  (Fixed-Term Work) Act 2003 provides valuable safeguards against mistreatment. Any DCU staff member, part-time or full-time, who … Continue reading

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A letter to Labour TDs

DCU Section Committee received the following copy of a letter, sent by a Dublin Trades Council member and addressed to Labour TDs, about the proposed legislation to target public servants who do not accept the Haddington Road proposals.

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Why DCU academics should reject the Haddington cuts

It is the opinion of the Section Committee that the Public Services Stability Agreement 2013 – 2016 (Haddington Road Agreement) does not represent any significant change from the original LRC proposals (‘Croke Park 2’) which this Section overwhelmingly rejected.

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