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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.

NUJ calls more strikes

27 September 2011
Journalists in Warrington have called a 48-hour strike against Newsquest bosses’ attacks on their jobs and pay.

Journalists strike for jobs

20 September 2011
NUJ members at Newsquest Cheshire and Merseyside took part in two days of strikes last week against compulsory redundancies.

Journalists plan a strike to save jobs

13 September 2011
NUJ union members at Newsquest Cheshire and Merseyside were set to strike for two days on Wednesday 14 September and Tuesday 20 September.

Second BBC strike called

26 July 2011
Some 3,000 BBC workers in the NUJ union are due to walk out again on Monday of next week in their second strike against job losses.

BBC strike against redundancies

15 July 2011
BBC journalists struck on last Friday, against management plans to impose 100 compulsory redundancies. Picket lines were strong and the national strike, by NUJ union members, had a big impact.

NUJ Left debates campaigning

01 March 2011
There will be an NUJ Left meeting on 12 March in London to discuss ongoing campaigns inside the journalists’ union.

Sheffield NUJ cancels strike

15 February 2011
NUJ union members working for Johnston Press in Sheffield called off planned strikes last week after reaching a deal with management over plans to cut production jobs.

Two-day strike by Sheffield NUJ

08 February 2011
Sheffield Newspapers NUJ union chapel workplace branch has called a 48-hour strike to begin on Wednesday of this week.

BBC union reps discuss new pension proposals

07 December 2010
A deal has been brokered between BBC management and representatives of the Bectu and NUJ unions at the corporation.

What has been won at the BBC?

16 November 2010
Planned Strikes over pensions by members of the NUJ journalists’ union at the BBC were called off after management promised talks last week.

48-hour strike at Southampton Daily Echo

09 November 2010
Journalists at Newsquest Southampton started a 48-hour strike against a pay freeze on Tuesday. The NUJ members at the firm, which publishes Southampton’s Daily Echo, organised a protest at a press event in the town.

BBC pickets solid across country

09 November 2010
BBC studios and offices across the country were picketed by striking NUJ members. Pickets were strong on both Friday and Saturday of last week.

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