"Disrespectful" RTÉ Failed To Inform Union Ahead Of Voluntary Redundancy News

The NUJ is unhappy with how the announcement of the plan was handled.

The National Union of Journalists says announcing the RTÉ strategy through "leaks to the media" was a "further blow to staff" in an organisation where morale is at an all-time low.

The document has proposed a staff reduction plan, which could impact up to 400 people currently working at the State Broadcaster. 

This will be carried out as a voluntary redundancy scheme over a two year period.
The NUJ's Irish Secretary, Ferbane's Seamus Dooley, says learning about 400 potential redundancies on the news was "disrespectful" and "a breach of trust":

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