Showing items tagged with 'rights'
27 February 2015: President Michael D Higgins has launched an initiative by the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) and supported by the NUJ, highlighting the importance of an ethical approach to employment and the workplace.
3 December 2014: The TUC has produced new guidelines and information on shared parental leave and pregnancy.
30 May 2014: The International Federation of journalists (IFJ) has joined its affiliate, the Association of Iranian journalists (AoIJ), to demand that the government of Iran follows up on its election promises by showing respect for press freedom and releasing all journalists imprisoned in the country.
29 May 2014: An experienced freelance journalist was asked to cover four days of cricket for a total fee of £150.
2 May 2014: The NUJ has strongly condemned a contract circulated to freelance photographers by Johnston Press.
16 April 2014: The NUJ is calling on the management of Independent newspapers (London) to recognise the union for workers in its digital section.
28 January 2014: The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has given its full backing to a renewed call from Iranian journalists for the Tehran headquarters of IFJ affiliate, the Association of Iranian Journalists (AoIJ), to be reopened.
27 January 2014: The National Union of Journalists has written to the Nigerian ambassador to Ireland after the Delta State governor compared homosexuality to paedophilia.
3 January 2014: The Open Justice Project has teamed up with the union to offer training on the Justice and Security Act, a law that conceals information from the public, denies independent media scrutiny and insulates the government from scandal.
10 December 2013: A round up of the most recent attacks on journalists at home and internationally. The NUJ has called for an end to attacks to mark UN human rights day.