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Audit into working conditions in film industry launched

A series of bitter rows have rocked the sector in recent years

Aiden Corkery

Political Correspondent

6th October, 2019

An audit has been launched into working conditions in the Irish film and television industry following allegations of exploitation and job insecurity. A series of bitter rows have rocked the sector in recent years, with the breakaway Irish Film Workers Association (IFWA) accusing production companies of using short-term contracts to avoid providing standard protections and entitlements to workers.

It has also accused film companies of avoiding their obligations under the lucrative Section 481 tax break...

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