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The Musicians Union of Ireland (MUI) has voiced its support for a Bill which will be debated in the Dáil this evening (Wednesday, 14th December) which seeks to set a minimum quota for the amount of music produced by Irish artists to be played on radio stations. MUI Organiser, Graham Macken, said: “The Bill proposedContinue ReadingContinue Reading
This Bill which will restore the unions right to collective bargain rates for voice over actors and session musicians. Equity, the MUI and the NUJ have been fighting this battle for 12 years so today is a good day for voice over artists, musicians and freelance photographers.Continue Reading
Labour’s Willie Penros wants to get more Irish music played on the radio – and says that a proposed bill of his could save thousands of jobs in the process. So he gathered up a group of Irish musicians and brought them for a sing-song outside the gates of Leinster House this morning, while aContinue ReadingContinue Reading
Did you know that Ireland, unlike most other EU countries, has no hate crime legislation? People are still being targeted because of who they are, because of their real or perceived ethnicity, skin colour, sexual orientation, gender identity, intellectual or physical disabilities. Together we can change that! Sign the petition now Watch the video
Photo from left to right: Padraig Murray, Irish Equity President, Senator Ivana Bacik, Karan OLoughlin, SIPTU National Campaigns and Equality Organiser and Bryan Murray, Irish Equity outside Leinster House on Wednesday 6th July calling on all Senators to support the Competition Amendment Bill.Continue Reading
SIPTU General President, Jack O Connor, has stated that the victory of the Leave campaign in the British referendum on EU membership results from the implementation of austerity policies that have alienated working people across Europe.Continue Reading