Unite says RTÉ’s decision was 	‘highly insensitive’ and reflected a ‘lack of understanding of the vulnerability’ of migrant workers in the hospitality sector. Photograph: Alan Betson

A trade union has complained to RTÉ after the broadcaster requested a different spokesperson be put forward to participate on a radio programme becaus(...)

Julia Marciniak, who was a waitress at the Ivy restaurant in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

‘Brendan Ogle calls me Rosa Luxemburg, ” says Julia Marciniak. As a waiter at Dublin’s Ivy restaurant, Marciniak recently found herself in the midst o(...)