Almost 250 RTE staffers apply for early retirement package

Close to 250 RTE staff have applied for the current redundancy package, with a number of its most senior people expected to leave as part of the cost-cutting project.

14th July, 2012

Close to 250 RTE staff have applied for the current redundancy package, with a number of the organisation's most senior people expected to leave as part of the cost-cutting project.

Informed sources said that working out exactly who would get be granted redundancy was a complex process, based on ensuring that a net cost saving would result.

However, the national broadcaster is unlikely to move beyond the 200 redundancies it had initially set as an upper...

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