TDs demand HSA and WRC inspect Keeling’s sites and workers accommodation

People Before Profit TDs Richard Boyd Barrett, Bríd Smith and Gino Kenny have released a statement on the controversy over the actions of the Keeling’s company bringing in workers on a Ryanair flight to pick fruit at their sites across Dublin. The TDs are demanding that both the HSA and the WRC inspect the facilities to insure the workers are housed and working in conditions which will allow for social distancing and isolation if needed. They condemned both Keeling’s and Ryanair for what they called “gross exploitation of workers and complete disregard for their safety and the safety of wider … Continue reading TDs demand HSA and WRC inspect Keeling’s sites and workers accommodation

Medicinal cannabis licence holders to have prescriptions collected and delivered to them during Covid-19 pandemic

Gino Kenny TD welcomes development and hopes for the earliest commencement of the Medical Cannabis Access Programme The Minister for Health Simon Harris today announced that medicinal cannabis licence holders will have their prescriptions collected and delivered to their home … Continue reading Medicinal cannabis licence holders to have prescriptions collected and delivered to them during Covid-19 pandemic

PBP Welcomes Covid-19 Emergency Legislation But Proposes Amendments to extend Illness Benefit Payment

People Before Profit Welcomes Covid-19 Emergency Legislation But Proposes Amendments To Extend €305 Illness Benefit Payment To All Who Suffer Income Or Job Loss, Arising From Public Health Measures. People Before Profit to insert amendments to put private health and … Continue reading PBP Welcomes Covid-19 Emergency Legislation But Proposes Amendments to extend Illness Benefit Payment