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Stop the presses against job cuts

30 July 2013
Journalists in the NUJ union were being balloted for strikes against job cuts at the Independent as Socialist Worker went to press

BBC journalists consultative ballot

02 July 2013
The National Union of Journalists is set to consult members at the BBC over a revised offer on pay, redundancy, consultation and anti-social hours payments.

BBC workers walk out to take on the bosses’ cuts

05 April 2013
Thousands of journalists, technicians and other workers walked out at the BBC across Britain on Thursday last week.

Thousands walk out against crushing BBC cuts

03 April 2013
Thousands of journalists, technicians and other workers walked out at the BBC today, Thursday, in protest at the extra workload and stress caused by cuts at the corporation.

BBC workers' resistance to job attack

28 March 2013
Bectu and NUJ union members at the BBC were planning to strike on Thursday of this week against increased workload, compulsory redundancies and bullying.

NUJ fightback in York could pave way for national battle

31 December 2012
Journalists at Newsquest in York have forced management into talks over pay after holding a mandatory chapel meeting last month.

NUJ conference reflects anger but backs cuts

09 October 2012
A financial crisis in the journalists’ NUJ union dominated discussion at the annual conference in Newcastle last weekend.

NUJ cash crisis puts union democracy under attack

02 October 2012
Delegates to the National Union of Journalists’ first national meeting in 18 months this week face the biggest attack on democracy in years.

NUJ delegates' alternative to leadership's cuts plan

25 September 2012
The National Union of Journalists (NUJ) will hold a national delegate meeting (DM) at the beginning of October amid controversy over the leadership’s financial recovery plan.

Media workers round-up

22 May 2012
Unions representing workers at the BBC have settled their dispute. Workers were being balloted for strikes but NUJ, Bectu and Unite officials have backed off from a walkout.

We're journalists, not police spies

22 May 2012
Journalists in the NUJ union have blocked a court order that demanded they hand over unbroadcast footage of an eviction of Travellers at Dale Farm.

BBC workers in jubilee strike ballot

08 May 2012
Workers in the NUJ, Bectu and Unite unions are all balloting for strikes at the BBC.

Three unions could turn off the BBC

01 May 2012
Workers in the NUJ, Bectu and Unite unions are all balloting for strikes at the BBC.

BBC workers to ballot on jubilee strike

19 April 2012
BBC workers could strike during the queen’s diamond jubilee in June after a ballot for action was announced by the Bectu, Unite and NUJ broadcasting unions today (Thursday).

FT journalists call off strike

27 March 2012
Journalists at the Financial Times in the NUJ union have called off their planned strike and accepted a 3-3.5 percent pay deal.

Reuters set for strike over pay

07 February 2012
Members of the NUJ journalists union at the Thompson Reuters news agency were set to walk out for 48 hours from Thursday over a below-inflation pay offer.

Journalists stop the press in Essex

04 February 2012
Newspaper journalists at Newsquest in Essex are taking industrial action against a pay freeze. NUJ union members voted by 90 percent for strikes and 95 percent for action short of a strike.

Vigil in Salford for murdered student Anuj Bidve

03 January 2012
Up to a thousand people attended a candlelit vigil in Salford on Monday, demonstrating united opposition to the murder of Anuj Bidve.

Financial Times journalists set for ballot on pay

06 December 2011
The NUJ chapel workplace union branch at the Financial Times has voted to ballot for industrial action.

BBC strikes called off

28 November 2011
Unions balloting workers in the BBC have called off upcoming strikes. The NUJ, Bectu and Unite unions balloted together against plans for a wholesale attack on the service.

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