A ‘modernised’ collective agreement for live action film and TV crew has been accepted by Siptu members.

Siptu members have accepted a new collective agreement for live action film and television crew in a ballot result that the trade union said would bri(...)

Airlines, airports and other aviation businesses employed 40,000 people before the pandemic struck in the spring. Photograph: iStock

Budget 2021 failed to aid the Republic’s 40,000 aviation workers, the State’s biggest trade union, Siptu, said on Wednesday. The Government’s €17 bil(...)

The union’s rejection of the Aer Lingus recovery plan now raises the possibility that the airline will begin formal talks on redundancies with the union. Photograph: Tom Honan

Aer Lingus ground crew have rejected its Covid-19 crisis recovery plan by a 55 per cent majority, sparking fears of extensive job losses at the airlin(...)

Aer Lingus pointed out that the Republic’s 14-day quarantine for incoming travellers had exacerbated the already catastrophic impact of Covid-19 travel bans on its business. Photograph: Tom Honan

Aer Lingus confirmed on Friday that it will shed up to 500 jobs from its 4,500-strong workforce. The move comes days after the airline said it would (...)

The Abbey Theatre’s directors, Graham McLaren and Neil Murray. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

A frank discussion about the lack of Irish actors and productions in the Abbey Theatre has taken place between theatre management and a representative(...)

People taking part in a  protest organised by the National Homeless and Housing Coalition in Dublin on Saturday. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw.

Figures showing that almost 10,000 people were homeless across the State at the end of February are a “shame and a blight on our society”, a housing r(...)

Euro banknotes. Photograph: iStock

Union representatives have called on the Central Bank of Ireland to reconsider a decision that would end the printing of banknotes in the Republic of (...)

Catríona Crowe, Eleanor Methven, Peter Crowley, Phillip McMahon and Sheila Pratschke in discussion at Speak Up & Call It Out, at Liberty Hall, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

“As theatre artists we understand the complexity of human interactions. Our role is to explore relationships, to reflect society back to itself – and (...)

Catriona Crowe, Eleanor Methven, Peter Crowley,  Philip McMahon and Sheila Pratschke at the Speak Up & Call it Out event at   Dublin’s Liberty Hall. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Michael Colgan “has a case to answer” to the theatre community, the chairman of the Gate Theatre, Peter Crowley, has said. Speaking at the Speak Up &(...)

Gate board review has found its former artistic director Michael Colgan has a “case to answer” in relation to dignity at work, inappropriate behaviour and abuse of power. He denies these findings. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A new code of behaviour to protect Irish theatre practitioners is being drawn up following an independent review of allegations of harassment at the G(...)

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