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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

@aiden_corkery
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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