On the coming Saturday, October 20th, Kerry Sinn Féin will host a workers’ rights meeting in the Gleneagle Hotel, Killarney.
There will be two sessions. One between 11am and 1pm focusing on health care workers and another, between 1pm and 3pm, which will focus on those working in the hospitality sector.
Cllr Toireasa Ferris will chair the first session and Cllr. Pa Daly will chair the second.
They will be joined by former union official and Sinn Féin spokesperson on Workers Rights, Senator Paul Gavan, as well as trade union officials.
Contacted by Workers
“As public representatives we are often contacted by workers who are unsure of their rights and entitlements surrounding their working conditions,” said Cllr. Toireasa Ferris.
“This seminar will have experts from the relevant trade unions who will address the multitude of issues surrounding dignity in the workplace. It will give workers the opportunity to put any questions they may have to experts in their field.
Pay and Entitlements
“The topic of conversation will include, health and safety in the workplace, rates of pay and minimum rates of pay, entitlement to sick and holiday pay amongst others.
” I would encourage anyone who is ensure of their rights and entitlements to come along and find answers to any of their questions.
“The seminar is free of charge and is open to all, whether you are a seasonal or temporary worker or working full-time,” said Cllr. Ferris in conclusion.
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