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Strike call at the BBC

Issue No. 2339

Thousands of workers at the BBC are preparing to strike against job cuts at the corporation.The National Union of Journalists says management want to force through 30 compulsory redundancies as part of their cost-cutting programme.

Bosses want to shed 2,000 jobs over the next five years.

Union members at BBC Scotland are already working to rule. The union has decided to extend that action across Britain. No date for the strike has been set.

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Tue 5 Feb 2013, 17:08 GMT
Issue No. 2339
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