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The NUJ has welcomed new measures announced by the Irish government, including wage subsidies for employees in businesses that have been hit by the coronavirus.
Union reacts to Iconic Newspapers and Celtic Media Group announcements
The NUJ's Irish Secretary warned many journalists in Ireland are fearful for their livelihood as a result of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
Following the advice of the Chief Medical Officer, the Irish government has asked all businesses and organisations to consider closing or limiting access to public offices.
The union has expressed grave disappointment at the decision of RTÉ to appeal the determination of the Workplace Relations Commission in favour of an NUJ member who had challenged enforced retirement on the grounds of age.
Union expresses "grave disappointment" at BAI decision
Séamus Dooley, Irish Secretary said a commission limited to public service broadcasting would be a “missed opportunity for a strategic review of all aspects of the media in Ireland”.
The proposed sale of the magazine will now not go ahead.
Congress calls on unions in the private sector to seek pay increases ranging between 3.5 per cent and 4.5 per cent for 2020
Union organises event outside Belfast court on Friday 29 November