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Journalist wins court battle

23 June 2009
Suzanne Breen, the Irish journalist who police pressured to reveal the identity of Real IRA members, won a massive victory for journalism and the NUJ union last week.

Debates around reporting BNP

23 June 2009
Around 50 media workers met in the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) headquarters last week to discuss how best to respond to the threat of the Nazi BNP.

Anti-fascist diary

16 June 2009
Reporting the BNP Meeting for journalists at National Union of Journalists (NUJ) headquarters, 308 Gray’s Inn Road, London WC1X 8DPThursday 18 June, 6.30pm Events are also being organised outside London, for details email <a href=""></a>

NUJ Left demands jobs and rights

09 June 2009
Left activists in the NUJ journalists’ union are calling for mass action to support local authority workers who refuse to work with the fascist BNP members elected as councillors in last week’s elections.

Work to rule continues at the Daily Record and Sunday Mail

12 May 2009
After more than a month of action, the NUJ work to rule continues at the Daily Record and Sunday Mail in Glasgow.

Glasgow journalist: ‘We are standing shoulder to shoulder to save jobs’

28 April 2009
NUJ union members in Glasgow took three days of strike action last weekend, crippling the production of the Daily Record and the Sunday Mail. They struck against proposals for 70 redundancies and are escalating their action with a further strike ballot on a change to shift patterns.

Daily Record and Sunday Mail workers step up their fight

21 April 2009
Members of the NUJ journalists’ union at the Daily Record and Sunday Mail newspapers in Glasgow are stepping up their fight against job losses with a 72-hour strike.

More votes for action in the NUJ

07 April 2009
A group of journalists at Thomson Reuters press agency have voted for strikes to defend their nine-day working fortnight.

BBC journalists strike suspended as deal is reached

07 April 2009
A planned strike by thousands of journalists in the NUJ union at the BBC set for Friday of last week was suspended after a deal over compulsory redundancies was reached.

Journalists’ strike votes save jobs

17 March 2009
Derry Journal Jobs have been saved at the Derry Journal in Ireland after National Union of Journalists (NUJ) members voted 100 percent in favour of strike action.

Newspapers round-up

10 March 2009
Yorkshire Post and Yorkshire Evening Post NUJ journalists’ union members at the Yorkshire Post and Yorkshire Evening Post newspapers in Leeds struck again last week over redundancies.

Yorkshire Evening Post workers strike back

03 March 2009
"Our most recent four-day strike ran from Thursday to Sunday last week and it was absolutely solid. The strike has been well supported and all 140 NUJ members of the chapel have been involved in picketing and winning support.

Strike at BBC World Service

03 March 2009
Around 60 NUJ and Bectu union members in the South Asian services at the BBC World Service went on strike on Thursday of last week against the offshoring and outsourcing of their sections and resulting compulsory redundancies.

Press round-up

03 March 2009
Newsquest York NUJ union members at Newsquest York have given notice of holding union meetings every weekday until 30 March over management plans to cut four journalist jobs.

BBC World Service workers to strike

17 February 2009
Workers at the BBC World Service in the NUJ union have voted overwhelmingly for strike action over plans for redundancies, job relocations and for shifting programme making operations overseas.

One day strike called at Morning Star

17 February 2009
Journalists working at the Morning Star newspaper have called a one-day strike over pay, with NUJ union members set to walk out on Monday of next week.

Journalists’ union condemns BBC’s decision to block Gaza DEC broadcast

27 January 2009
The NUJ journalists’ union says that BBC bosses have betrayed the broadcaster’s public service duty by refusing to broadcast the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) humanitarian aid appeal for Gaza.

Journalists plan cuts fightback

02 December 2008
Journalists working on three of Britain’s biggest regional newspaper groups were called to an emergency NUJ union meeting last weekend.

Journalists protest at police use of anti-terror laws

28 October 2008
Jeremy Dear, general secretary of the National Union of Journalists (NUJ), instigated a meeting on Tuesday with Vernon Coaker, the minister of state for security, counter-terrorism and policing.

Sheffield journalists plan further action

16 September 2008
Members of the NUJ journalists’ union at were set to take planning further industrial action on Wednesday of this week against management’s plans to make cuts.

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