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UNITE Union Calls for a Left Vote in the Irish General Election

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Sunday, January 9th 2011

UNITE CALLS ON MEMBERS TO VOTE LEFT

The UNITE trade union, the second largest union in the Republic of Ireland has called on all working people to vote for a left wing government in the general election likely to be held in March.

“Workers should use their vote in the upcoming general election to bring about a left-wing government for the first time in the history of the state,” said Jimmy Kelly, Regional Secretary of Unite the union.

UNITE is an affiliate member of the Labour Party, and is encouraging the party to look left for coalition partners rather than to the old order of Fine Gael.

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Jan 12, 2011 at 8:18 am