At a time when thousands of workers and their families are struggling to make ends meet, Minister Bruton is proposing to strip away the legal protection from the most vulnerable and badly paid sectors in the workforce.
Part of the crowd picketing Dáil Éireann over low pay
This week the most devastating unemployment statistics in the history of our country were revealed. Almost half a million people are on the live register. And what is the response of our government and parliament. Believe it or not they closed up shop at 4.30pm on Thursday and have gone away for a long weekend. Incredible!