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NUJ launches holiday pay for freelances campaign

5 November 2019: Today the NUJ has launched a new campaign seeking holiday pay for freelance media workers.

Unions hail global move against workplace harassment

25 June 2019: The NUJ and IFJ welcome this major step forward for global labour rights.

Council of Europe backs freelance rights

14 December 2018: The result is legally significant for freelance journalists who will be able to collectively bargain to seek better terms for their work

NUJ welcomes outcome of RTÉ review of contracts

22 June 2018: Union welcomes outcome of RTÉ legal review of contracts that breach Irish employment rights.

Bogus self-employment report misses the target

1 February 2018: NUJ's Irish Secretary calls report "disappointing" and says it fails to address problems, particularly in the media sector.

Taylor fails self-employed by ignoring collective solutions

11 July 2017: NUJ response to Matthew Taylor's report Good work: the Taylor review of modern working practices.

Unions celebrate end of battle with pledge to fight for Irish freelances

31 May 2017: The use of competiton law to deny workers the right to collective representation was wrong and freelance workers will now be able to use the legislation to secure representation rights.

Seanad debate marks breakthrough for freelances in Ireland

10 November 2016: Union continues campaign to restore the right of freelance workers to be collectively represented on pay and conditions by a trade union.

Freelance workers need more rights

8 September 2016: The growing trend towards freelancing must not be used as an opportunity for new forms of exploitation a seminar at the European Parliament on the future of the arts, media and entertainment sector was told.

NUJ 'broadly welcomes' new flexible working rights

13 November 2012: Nick Clegg, Deputy Prime Minister, has announced reforms that will allow parents to share up to a year's leave after the birth of a child.

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