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Labour senator Nash blasts government over paramedics' row

Nash speaks of 'increasing frustration' within the trade union movement at the government's approach to industrial relations

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

24th April, 2019
Labour Senator Ged Nash says FG 'tone-deaf' on industrial relations. Pic:

Nash, a former junior minister for business and employment, told The Sunday Business Post that he didn't believe that “advancing workers’ rights in industrial relations is a priority” for the current government.

“There's very little interest and very little understanding of industrial relations from Fine Gael,” he said. “There have been several high profile disputes over the years, and they've shown themselves to be quite tone-deaf in terms of the advance of...

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