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SETTING THE NORTHERN STANDARDS

Posted on April 08, 2016

Peter Bunting - Peter Bunting addresses the 2015 ETUC Conference on situation in Northern Ireland
Peter Bunting
Peter Bunting addresses the 2015 ETUC Conference on situation in Northern Ireland

Peter Bunting, Congress Assistant General Secretary looks forward to the Northern Ireland Commitee conference in Derry

We gather in Derry on April 12-13 for our Biennial Delegate Conference  to debate, discuss, take stock and plan for the future.

The key themes for BDC 2016 are Decent Work and  a Fair Income – both in work and in retirement.

These are the essential components of any civilised society, along with the provision of high quality public services that meet every citizen’s needs.

The Congress Charter sets out the key elements required to make Northern Ireland a better place in which to work, live and raise a family. A strong economy cannot exist without a fair society.

The Charter identifies five key principles which I believe can achieve that goal. They are:

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