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# European Social Charter

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# European Social Charter
Refusal to allow Gardaí and Defence Forces to negotiate pay or strike is breach of European Social Charter
“This report should be a wake-up call, in particular to Fianna Fáil and the Green Party,” Sinn Féin’s Louise O’Reilly said.
# workplace laws
Ireland doesn't offer workers enough protection against being fired
That’s according to Europe, and unions say that companies are taking advantage.
# Smacking
Corporal punishment to be outlawed in foster care - James Reilly
An EU ruling stating Irish laws on smacking children are in breach of European law was issued this morning following a formal complaint from a UK-based NGO.