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Labour Party Exploiting workers?! wtf


blindjustice

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I thought Labour were on the side of the workers? Anyone with a bit of commonsense knows that the WPP scheme will increase unemployment

Cut out the crap the country needs a real opposition and will need a new party/parties in Govt come election time
 
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Recruitment » The Labour Party

I thought Labour were on the side of the workers?
Only on the side of workers in the public service. Were you not aware of this? Workers outside the PS are just filth
Anyone with a bit of commonsense knows that the WPP scheme will increase unemployment

Cut out the crap the country needs a real opposition and will need a new party/parties in Govt come election time
 

libertarian-right

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Recruitment » The Labour Party

I thought Labour were on the side of the workers? Anyone with a bit of commonsense knows that the WPP scheme will increase unemployment

Cut out the crap the country needs a real opposition and will need a new party/parties in Govt come election time
Champagne socialists. They arent even socialists. They are exploiting people for their own gain. Labour...tsk tsk tsk your just as bad as Fianna Fail with this kind of rubbish.
 

MadAsHell

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Jesus, can none of them think long-term, one hand not knowing what the other is doing...blah, blah, blah

Two party app forms in my house at the moment, and i think the decision has just been made for me.
 

MadAsHell

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I presume some labour members occasionally view these threads - for chr1st sake will you ring head office and tell them to remove that job offer... if they don't well that only leaves Sinn Fein or FG who can raise this issue.
 

Proposition Joe

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Two words, insider/outsider.

The Labour worldview is 100% formed by the union attitudes to such matters. Protect the conditions of current insiders at all costs even if this means screwing the outsiders.
 

libertarian-right

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Will any FG'ers be giving out about their buddies in Labour trying to exploit workers? Just shows you there's no such divide between the two parties. The chance of power unites them.

BJ, screenshot that and upload it to keep it forever as a reminder to the scumbags ;)
 

antiestablishmentarian

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Labour haven't been on the side of ordinary workers for a long time, certainly not since the late 80's. Remember when they were last in government they failed to reverse Haughey's health cuts and introduced things like water charges, they're no alternative to the current shower.
 

Proposition Joe

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Here's a screenshot, doesn't Eamon look smug?

Well, I guess one would be smug if someone was going to come fundraise on your behalf on the taxpayer's dime ...


 

Proposition Joe

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Hey, I just realized that as an unemployed graduate I'd be eligible myself for the fundraiser gig!

I'm already working up ideas for the interview. I'm thinking of a legacy fundraising strategy, returning the traditional Stickie methods of raising cash. Y'know, fire up Sean Garland's old printing press and start churning out the fake $100 bills, rob a few banks and post offices at gunpoint, maybe take a trip to Pyongyang with the fraternal socialist begging bowl in hand.

Do ya think such familiar methods with appeal to the DL wing that runs Labour now?
 
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I thought Labour were on the side of the workers? Anyone with a bit of commonsense knows that the WPP scheme will increase unemployment
How on earth will Labour hiring a fundraiser increase unemployment?
 

libertarian-right

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How on earth will Labour hiring a fundraiser increase unemployment?
Are you suggesting Labour cant pay someone to do this job? Are Labour in dire straights financially? Do they need the government to pay this slave under 5 euro an hour to do this job?

If Labour have added 2 jobs onto this program where the government pays the dole (increasing the deficit) while companies/Labour party exploit the worker and doesnt pay a cent towards the worker. Surely it promotes this scheme for other companies to jump on the band wagon. It establishes a floor in the market. 9 months work for free will be the norm.

Explain to us how Labour are not exploiting workers here. Come on, speak up now.
 

fool

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If Labour had the money to hire an extra full time fundraiser, then we would. The party has frequently used short term internships, like other parties. This scheme, though far from perfect, is better than an unpaid internship.

And if I could repeat my question, how does this increase unemployment?
 

Proposition Joe

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How on earth will Labour hiring a fundraiser increase unemployment?
The Labour Party is not seeking to hire a fundraiser in any normal sense, where the worker's labour is paid for by the employer.

Instead they are seeking to exploit some poor unfortunate on the dole, expecting them to work for free while continueing to subsist on social welfare.

So that they gain more experience in what, political fundraising? A key growth area in the knowledge economy, right?
 

Proposition Joe

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This scheme, though far from perfect, is better than an unpaid internship.
That's like telling the clerical officers that their low wages are better than working in a sweat shop for minimum wage.

And if I could repeat my question, how does this increase unemployment?
Because Labour has an obvious need to employ someone in a proper job, but are seeking to weasel out of paying them and this have decided to exploit this scheme isn't of taking someone off the dole properly.
 
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