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Reports round-up

18 August 2015
Friction over cuts at BBC Asian Network | Indesit workers in better pay battle | Refuse staff kick up stink in Bromley | Unite calls off EDF action for talks | Stansted Airport workers strike | Defend UCU union activist Gary Duke

Tories line up new attack to smash BBC

21 July 2015
The Tories launched an attack on the BBC last week with a review into how the public broadcaster operates. 

South London Newsquest workers vote for new deal

21 July 2015
Journalists at Newsquest newspapers in south London have accepted a deal after striking against low pay and job cuts. 

Reports round-up

14 July 2015
New offer in Gunstones bakery dispute | Universal Credit staff set to strike in Glasgow and Bolton | ITV workers accept new pay settlement | Heathrow protesters oppose 'Plane Stupid' new runway | Arrests after demonstration at Israeli arms firm Elbit | Harmondsworth protesters demand an end to refugee detention |

Reports round-up

07 July 2015
Housing and insulation workers ballot; Royal Opera House deal accepted; Israeli factory targeted; and London hotel workers get organised

Journalists at Newsquest suspend action over cuts

30 June 2015
Newsquest journalists in south London suspended their ten-day strike a day early “as a sign of goodwill” ahead of talks with bosses as Socialist Worker went to press. 

Media workers need a clear response to attacks from bosses

30 June 2015
We’re only weeks into a new Tory government and predictably local newspaper bosses have been attacking journalists’ jobs. The industry has never been slow in making staff pay the price to maximise profits.

Newsquest journalists' ten-day action makes the front page

23 June 2015
Journalists in south London have been striking back against low pay and job cuts.

Consultation on ITV offer

23 June 2015
Workers at ITV are being consulted on an improved pay deal offered by bosses after a one-day strike last month.

Newsquest journalists stop press with ten day walkout

18 June 2015
Journalists working on local newspapers in south London began the first day of a ten day strike today, Thursday.

Victory for victimised union rep Phil Turner

16 June 2015
Also: anger at local newspapers in south London, Birmingham and Coventry

Victory in Rotherham as solidarity saves union rep Phil Turner

10 June 2015
Trade unionists are celebrating today, Wednesday, as NUJ union rep Phil Turner has won his battle against victimisation.

Rotherham marchers stand up for journalists’ union rep Phil Turner

09 June 2015
Hundreds turned out in solidarity with reporter Phil Turner, who local newspaper bosses want to sack, reports Alan Gibson

Rotherham newspaper bosses target leading union militant Phil Turner

02 June 2015
A leading activist in the NUJ journalists’ union at the Rotherham Advertiser in South Yorkshire has been targeted for redundancy.

NUJ union activist sacked at Rotherham Advertiser

28 May 2015
A leading activist in the journalists’ NUJ union has been targeted at the Rotherham Advertiser.

TV unions stop broadcasts

19 May 2015
Workers at ITV struck for 24 hours on Thursday of last week in a fight for fair pay.

Reports round-up

10 March 2015
Day of action for Fast Food Rights | Cardiff march takes on 40 Days for Life | TUC remembers Claudia Jones | ITV workers could ballot over pay | Globe workers want a better pay deal

Reports round-up

24 February 2015
ITV workers move towards strike | Fast Food Rights campaign meeting |Justice Alliance | Barnsley Freedom Riders | protests against Work Capability Assessments

Reports round-up

10 February 2015
Cleaners’ Bafta pay demo for living wage | M25 workers go for weekly walkouts | ITV action could hit election coverage | Brighton bins get set to walk again | Strike ballot at East Sussex waste firm

Journalists debate racism in union meeting

20 January 2015
Aound 25 media workers joined a discussion on Charlie Hebdo and freedom of speech on Monday of this week. The meeting was organised by the National Union of Journalists London Magazine branch.

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