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  1. tALTFurther delays in gender pay gap legislation disappointing Issued 26 June 2018 Labour Seanad Leader, Ivana Bacik has welcomed the move by the Government to finally approve and publish their own gender pay gap reporting bill, but said she was …
  2. tALTVoting Yes on May 25th is the only way to deal with so-called ‘hard cases’ Issued 15 May 2018 With just ten days to go until Irish citizens will be voting on the removal of the eighth amendment from the Constitution, Labour Senator Ivana Bacik has said that voting Yes …
  3. tALTBill to close Gender Pay Gap already in the Oireachtas Issued 7 May 2018 Labour Seanad Leader, Senator Ivana Bacik has reminded the Government that there is already a bill progressing through the Oireachtas that can quickly be passed to kick start …
  4. tALTBacik launches Labour Yes Campaign in Galway Issued 4 May 2018 Today, Senator Ivana Bacik launched the Labour Party campaign for a Yes vote in Galway, with Labour representative for Galway West, Councillor Niall McNelis. Senator Bacik …
  5. tALTSenator Ivana Bacik to speak at Cross-political Grouping Launch of Yes Campaign today Issued 2 May 2018 Senator Ivana Bacik will be speaking today at the launch of a cross-political and cross-professional group seeking to secure public understanding and support for the …
  6. tALTTime for Ireland to close the Gender Pay Gap Issued 5 April 2018 Labour Senator Ivana Bacik has said the new British wage transparency reporting law has shone an important light on the existence of a substantial gender pay gap there, and …
  7. tALTSpeech by Ivana Bacik Thirty-sixth Amendment of the Constitution Bill 2018 Issued 28 March 2018 I welcome the Minister and welcome this historic debate, in which at last after 35 years – if this Bill is passed - we are giving the Irish people the right to vote on …
  8. tALTBacik welcomes success of #TakeBackTrinity campaign Issued 15 March 2018 Speaking today in the Front Square of Trinity College Dublin by invitation of the TCD Students’ Union at the conclusion of the students’ occupation of Trinity, Labour …
  9. tALTTime to Close the Gender Pay Gap Issued 8 March 2018 As International Women’s Day is marked around the world, Labour Senator Ivana Bacik has called for the progression of Labour’s Gender Pay Gap Information Bill. Senator …
  10. tALTBacik welcomes EU call to ban plastic packaging Issued 17 January 2018 Labour spokesperson on Climate Action and the Environment, Senator Ivana Bacik, has welcomed plans by the EU to ensure all plastic packaging is recyclable by 2030, saying …
  11. tALTSpeech by Ivana Bacik on Eighth Amendment Committee Report Issued 17 January 2018 I welcome the Minister to the House, and welcome this important and historic debate. First - I, and my party, Labour, fully support the report’s recommendations, in …
  12. tALTTime for Government to ban non-compostable cups Issued 11 January 2018 Labour Party Environment spokesperson, Senator Ivana Bacik, has called on the Government to ban non-compostable coffee cups in tandem with introducing the latte levy. This …
  13. tALTRepeal the 8th Issued 20 December 2017 For many years, I have campaigned for Repeal of the Eighth Amendment; ever since my student days when I was taken to court and threatened with prison by SPUC (Society for the …
  14. tALTGender Pay Gap Legislation Issued 1 December 2017 On 25th October 2017, a bill that I had introduced in the Seanad in May was passed through Committee stage with government support. My gender pay gap bill would require all …
  15. tALTVótáil 100 Issued 21 November 2017 As chairperson of the Vótáil100 committee which is organising the celebrations around the 2018 centenary of women’s suffrage in Ireland, I am delighted that we will have …
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