ICTU blocks British union recruiting for film and TV productions

Group of unions in film industry lodge official complaint as GMB started to organise here

11th June, 2017
Elaine Geraghty, chief executive of Screen Producers Ireland

A British trade union has been ordered to stop organising in the Irish film and TV industry after an official complaint was made by unions here.

The film group of unions, which consists of Siptu, Building and Allied Trades Union, Operative Plasterers and Allied Trades Society of Ireland and Siptu Painters’ Union, have held Irish Congress of Trade Union negotiating rights for the grades they cover for years. However, GMB, a British union, started to...

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