Urban Co-Op seminar

first_imgNewsUrban Co-Op seminarBy John Keogh – July 11, 2014 489 Facebook Print  THE Limerick Community Grocery urban co-op, in conjunction with the Park Slope Food Co-op in Brooklyn USA, is hosting an urban cooperative seminar and workshop in Limerick City of Culture HQ this Saturday, July 12 from 10.30am to 5pm.The seminar will discuss the most appropriate urban cooperative model for Limerick.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The Limerick Community Grocery was set up in 2013 to provide wholesome food at affordable prices in an open, transparent and co-operative environment.Membership is open to the public and is based on one member one vote.The seminar will also explore Limerick Community Grocerys’ commitment to generating livelihoods through urban agriculture and community gardening initiatives.Attendance at the seminar and workshops is free but prior registration is essential.Register at: www.eventbrite.ie/o/limerick-community-grocery-ltd-6773844299 WhatsApp Advertisement TAGSLimerick co-op Email Linkedin Twitter Previous articleLimerick bucks the trend with increased unemploymentNext articleWriters on the lookout for Limerick’s oldest lady John Keoghhttp://www.limerickpost.ielast_img read more

In brief

first_img Comments are closed. Related posts:No related photos. Previous Article Next Article This week’s Employers’ Law news in briefChristmas Day opening hours under review The Government is considering plans to stop large retailers opening onChristmas Day in a bid to protect shop staff. The news follows a three-year campaignby union USDAW that was concerned some of its 250,000 members could be forcedto work on 25 December. Employers accused of ignoring minimum wage The TUC has accused employers of cheating thousands of workers out of theirrightful pay by ignoring the National Minimum Wage. The policy became law fouryears ago but the TUC estimates that 17,000 workers are still underpaid. Theunion has published new enforcement guidance to help add to the £13m recoveredfrom dishonest firms. Asthmatic woman wins £17,000 unfair dismissal An asthmatic woman has been awarded £17,000 compensation after her employerfailed to protect her from cigarette smoke, despite knowledge of her condition.Karen Whitehead, who is registered as disabled, worked at the firm for only 45days but claimed for unfair dismissal after taking 16 days off sick. EU Agency Workers Directive in the balance The argument over the EU Agency Workers Directive may not be decided untilthe end of 2004. The controversial draft of the rules that would give temporarystaff comparable pay and conditions to full-time workers is causing a riftamong members. New EU member states could be crucial in its future. UK firms consider random drug tests More than half of UK companies have looked at introducing random drug testsfor staff, with one in eight using them to investigate substance abuse. Asurvey by Croner found that 18 per cent of firms are considering introducingtests, and 14 per cent rejected the idea. In briefOn 1 Nov 2003 in Personnel Todaylast_img read more

Public viewing for Cicely Tyson at famed Harlem church

first_imgNEW YORK (AP) — People wishing to pay their final respects to legendary actor Cicely Tyson will get a chance during a public viewing at a famed Manhattan church. The viewing for the actor, who died last week at age 96, will be held on Monday, Feb. 15, at Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem. According to a statement by her family through her manager Larry Thompson, the viewing will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and COVID-19 protocols will be in place, with masks and social distancing requirements. No photographs will be allowed.last_img read more