Many businesses in Dublin require job applicants to work unpaid trial days – or weeks – as part of the application process. It’s illegal, but there’s not much would-be employees can do about it.
Andy: Ryanair, and Dublin’s Role in Undermining Labour Rights
Dublin is a key hub in a web of labour-undermining schemes. It functions as a crucial “flying column” attacking labour and servicing capital in the EU.
Andy: “Recovery” Based on Exploitation of Low-paid Workers
Cuts to payments for lone parents are meant to push them into work, but Andy Storey questions whether there are decent jobs to be found in a recovery “increasingly based on the exploitation of low-paid and insecure workers”.