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Hundreds Of People To Protest In Dublin Today Against Change To Local Employment Services.

File image: Social Protection Minister Heather Humphreys/RollingNews

Trade unions & the Irish Local Development Network are demanding a meeting with the Social Protection Minister.

Up to 400 people will rally in Dublin this afternoon against government plans described as a move to shut down non-profit local employment services.

Trade unions and the Irish Local Development Network are demanding a meeting with Social Protection Minister Heather Humphreys.

They say existing non-profits in the sector are effectively excluded from continuing their work by the wording of a tender for employment services.

SIPTU organiser, Athy man, Adrian Kane, joined Ciara Noble on Monday's edition of Kildare Today

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