Unions can only blame themselves if members' jobs are subcontracted because of their archaic practices
Jack O'Connor of Siptu continues to advocate holding a referendum to ensure that our water services are never privatised. I agree with him.
The Eircom story, with corporate raiders extracting millions from the company and staff cashing in on huge lump sums, while the network was starved of investment, is a salutary lesson we must heed.
The fact that large areas of the country are still without broadband in 2015 is largely due to this "unacceptable face of capitalism".