As it marks the centenary of its independence struggle, post-crisis Ireland is faced with a challenge of how to achieve an economic recovery that ensures sustainable growth and quality employment. The future here and throughout Europe is overshadowed by risk and uncertainty – about labour markets, inequality, investment, ‘Brexit,’ and globalisation – such that even the way capitalism itself may evolve is hard to predict.
Against this backdrop the 7th Annual FEPS-TASC conference will map out the challenges and options for Ireland and Europe for a just transition towards a sustainable economy that offers citizens real and decent jobs and a more equal society.
This one day event brings together high-profile economists, academics, trade unionists and activists from Ireland, the UK and mainland Europe. The event sees the launch of TASC’s new in-depth study on Working
Conditions in Ireland, Forced Flexibility? Working in Ireland today.