500 signatures reached
To: The general public
Support The Debenhams Bill
Debenhams workers are fully behind the Bill - they are asking that the public get behind it too!
Why is this important?
We want to build support behind the Debenhams Bill - we are calling on people to support the Bill, sign the petition and email your TDs and Senators and urge them to vote in favour of the Bill.
Over the last year the Debenhams workers have been fighting for their owed redundancy. They have faced organised strike breaking with the use of Gardaí to aggressively break pickets, and a government that has not taken real action.
@ 𝟓𝐩𝐦, 𝐖𝐞𝐝𝐧𝐞𝐬𝐝𝐚𝐲 -𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝟏𝟐𝐭𝐡 𝐨𝐟 𝐌𝐚𝐲 the Dáil will debate and vote on The Companies (Protection of Employees' Rights in Liquidations) Bill 2021, better known as the Debenhams Bill. The Bill seeks to boost the rights of workers' in two simple ways:
- The Bill would ensure that workers are treated as priority creditors so any monies generated
from the sale of assets would go to paying workers first ahead of other creditors.
- The Bill would ensure that collective agreements covering redundancies would be given the
status of a debt owed to workers and would therefore be more likely to be paid in a liquidation.
This important for the future of ALL workers who may find themselves in similar situations.