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Issue No. 1811

MORE THAN 100 NUJ journalists' union members struck on Friday of last week at the Newcastle Chronicle and Journal as part of their fight for a fair wage. The workers were due to strike again on Thursday. The newspaper is part of the giant Trinity Mirror group.

Graduate trainees in Newcastle will start on £12,250 per year under the latest proposals. This contrasts with an average graduate starting salary, reported in the Daily Mirror, of £19,000.
Why not show your support for the strikers by e-mailing Daily Mirror editor Piers Morgan to ask him to cover the story? His address is
Support the strike fund. Send donations to Newcastle NUJ, 11 Trinity Courtyard, Newcastle NE6 1TS.
E-mail messages of support to

NUJ MEMBERS at the Rotherham Advertiser are balloting on industrial action after rejecting a 2.3 percent pay rise. At talks this week management offered to scrap Saturday working as a concession.

Union members at the Liverpool Post and Echo weeklies are due to start a ballot over pay on Tuesday of next week.

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Sat 3 Aug 2002, 00:00 BST
Issue No. 1811
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