What the Dickens is RTÉ doing to cut its losses?
Yet another voluntary redundancy scheme won’t address the broadcaster’s money woes, but there are plenty of other ways to deal with the problem
Last week, RTÉ announced it is to open up yet another voluntary redundancy scheme. The national broadcaster has been opening and closing voluntary schemes forever, it seems. It appears that the only employment tool it possesses to reduce staff numbers is to politely ask employees if anyone would care to accept a large cheque and bugger off.
This time, RTÉ wants to say farewell to between 60 and 70 staff when the scheme opens...
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