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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.

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.

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.

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.

Sheffield journalists vote for action

02 September 2008
NUJ members working at Johnston Press newspaper the Sheffield Star and its sister titles have voted to take industrial action over cutbacks.

Sheffield journalists have no confidence in their editor

12 August 2008
Journalists in the NUJ union at Sheffield Newspapers have launched a campaign to fight back against redundancies after passing a vote of no confidence in the newspaper’s editor.

York journalists vow to fight redundancies

24 June 2008
Members of the NUJ journalists’ union at the Press and the Gazette & Herald in York have vowed to fight compulsory redundancies after the newspapers’ owners Newsquest announced the loss of eight jobs in the editorial department.

Newsquest York journalists set for five day strike

20 May 2008
Members of the NUJ journalists’ union at Newsquest York were set to strike for five days from Thursday of this week over management’s below-inflation pay offer of 3 percent.

Express journalists call off strike

22 April 2008
Members of the NUJ journalists’ union at Express Newspapers voted on Monday of this week to call off a three day strike set for Tuesday to Thursday.

Express strike called off for talks

15 April 2008
Journalists in the NUJ union at Express Newspapers called off a strike over pay set for Friday of last week. The workers at the Daily Express, the Sunday Express, the Daily Star and the Daily Star Sunday in London and Preston had struck solidly on Friday 4 April.

NUJ annual conference dodges the critical issues

08 April 2008
Delegates to the NUJ journalists' union conference were thrilled to hear reports of solid picket lines at the Express and Star's two centres when they gathered in Belfast for their annual conference last week.

Express Newspapers journalists to walk out over below-inflation pay deal

01 April 2008
Members of the NUJ journalists’ union at Express Newspapers are set to strike on the next three Fridays in their battle over pay.

NUJ protest against police harassment

01 April 2008
The NUJ journalists’ union called for an end to the harassment of its members by the police on Friday of last week. A set of guidelines on dealing with the media was agreed between the NUJ and the Association of Chief Police Officers last year.

Alan Johnston addresses NUJ New threats to Media Freedom conference

29 January 2008
Last Saturday the National Union of Journalists hosted a packed out conference entitled "New Threats to Media Freedom – how we fight back".

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