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SOLIDARITY
27 August 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork North Central TD Mick Barry said this morning that the back to school costs issue is a crisis the Government can no longer ignore and needs to be immediately addressed. Deputy Barry is a member of Solidarity (formerly known a the Anti Austrity Alliance, which is a... Read More
9 April 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork North Central Solidarity TD Mick Barry was yesterday given the green light by the Oireachtas to move a bill which aims to improve the position of workers in liquidation situations. The news comes as ex Debenhams workers mark the 1-year anniversary of their struggle today with a... Read More
27 May 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Yesterday (Tuesday 26th May 2020) Mandate Trade Union formally launched a Debenhams national official strike campaign. Mandate Trade Union members in Cork held pickets at both the Debenhams Patrick Street and Mahon Point locations. Debenhams workers recently voted to engage in industrial action across all eleven Debenhams locations... Read More
26 May 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Protests will take place outside Bank of Ireland branches at 12 noon today at Dame Street, Dublin city centre and Blanchardstown; South Mall, Cork City; and in Galway, Waterford and Newbridge. Solidarity and Socialist Party Rep Mick Barry TD will participate in protest actions organised by Debenhams Workers... Read More
21 April 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork North Central TD Mick Barry and Ruth Coppinger of the Solidarity political party have both given their full backing to protest actions taking place today (Tuesday) by Debenhams workers. Workers at seven stores in Cork, Dublin, and Waterford will hold simultaneous protests at 11 am while workers... Read More