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Congress Seeks ‘Cast Iron Guarantees’ on new EU Just Transition Funding

Jan 17 2020, 15:53    ICTU

The Irish Congress of Trade Unions has called for “cast iron guarantees” that EU funding for the transition from peat production in the Midlands will be used to support the creation of decent jobs and to assist in a Just Transition for workers in the sector. This follows the recent announcement from EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen that some €30 million would be made available to support the transition process in the Midlands, as part of a proposed new Just …


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