Economic inequality rampant

The Irish Ferries saga is finally over. However, many of the issues raised still exist for the Irish workforce, according to a report to be published next month.

17th December, 2005

The Irish Ferries saga is finally over. However, many of the issues raised still exist for the Irish workforce, according to a report to be published next month.

The report, by the government think-tank, the National Economic and Social Forum (NESF), will show that poor wages and job losses are as much, if not more, of a feature of post-Celtic Tiger Ireland as they were in the 1980s. It also finds that one in ten...

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