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Sunday, 31 October 2010

50 year social consensus under attack

The Tory Lib-Dem cuts agenda is an excuse to dismantle the Welfare State which has taken “a social consensus of 50 years to build”, says UNISON's Mike Kirby as an STUC speaker in this month's UNION Post fom the ICTU. He warned that for every public sector job that goes, another in the private sector would be lost. http://www.ictu.ie/publications/fulllist/union-post-october-2010/