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Order of Business: Direct Provision, Protection of Life Bill

Posted on July 10, 2013

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Call for a debate on homophobia - draconian Russian laws (Order of Business)

Posted on June 18, 2013

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Order of Business

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Collective Bargaining - Lecture series at the People's College, Dublin

Posted on March 24, 2013

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The Right to Collective Bargaining

I was pleased to be invited to speak as part of the series of lectures organised by The People's College, Dublin on Collective Bargaining. Here is a You Tube link as I spoke with students and guests on the right to collective bargaining and on the shape of pending Government legislation.

http://www.peoplescollege.ie/about/blog/2014/03/25/the-right-to-collective-bargaining/

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Employment Equality (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2013: Second Stage (Section 37.1)

Posted on March 13, 2013

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Employment Equality (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2013: Second Stage

Wednesday, 13 March 2013

Senator Ivana Bacik: I move: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."

It gives me great pleasure to introduce the Employment Equality (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2013. I welcome the Minister of State at the Department of Justice and Equality, Deputy Kathleen Lynch, and thank her for taking the Bill on behalf of the Government.

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Social Welfare and Pensions Bill 2012: Committee Stage (Resumed)

Posted on April 30, 2012

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Social Welfare and Pensions Bill 2012: Committee Stage (Resumed)

Monday, 30 April 2012

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Social Welfare and Pensions Bill 2012: Second Stage

Posted on April 27, 2012

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Social Welfare and Pensions Bill 2012: Second Stage

Friday, 27 April 2012

Senator Ivana Bacik: I welcome the Minister of State. It is a pleasure for me to speak after the eloquent and expert spokesperson on social welfare, Senator Marie Maloney. I will address a couple of the points raised during the debate.

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Senator Bacik calls for Debates on Changing Family Forms, and on Education

Posted on December 15, 2011

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Order of Business

Thursday, 15 December 2011

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Social Welfare Bill 2011: Committee Stage

Posted on December 15, 2011

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Social Welfare Bill 2011: Committee Stage

Thursday, 15 December 2011

Senator Ivana Bacik: I support what Senator Norris said about the need for recognition of children of civil partnerships. This is an issue I, Senator Norris and a number of others made at various times during the Civil Partnership Bill debate. I am aware it is not directly concerned with this issue, but I want to mention it.

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Senator Bacik calls for debate on Reports published by National Board for Safeguarding Children, the Inadequacies of State Protections, and Community Policing

Posted on December 01, 2011

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Order of Business

Thursday, 1 December 2011

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Senator Bacik calls for a Debate on Reports of Abuse

Posted on June 09, 2011

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Order of Business

9th June 2011

Senator Ivana Bacik: The Minister for Social Protection will be in the House in two weeks time to discuss a major Bill. I join Senator O'Brien in expressing sympathy to the family of the man shot dead in Clondalkin. It is sad to see in one week two such murders being committed in Dublin.

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