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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.

If your union won't fight, should you leave it?

09 November 2010
Members of the other main union at the BBC—Bectu—originally voted strongly for strikes. But the lack of a lead from union leadership meant that members have now accepted the same deal that the NUJ rejected.

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.

Solid pension strike rocks BBC bosses

05 November 2010
The 48-hour strike by NUJ union members at the BBC over management’s attempts to rob workers’ pensions has been solid across Britain.

BBC strike against pension theft

02 November 2010
National Union of Journalists (NUJ) members at the BBC were to strike for 48 hours on 5 and 6 November—the same days as London firefighters.

BBC strikers to join firefighters’ Bonfire Night walkout

28 October 2010
The NUJ union has called a 48-hour national strike at the BBC over pensions—for 5 and 6 November, the same days as the London firefighters’ Bonfire Night strikes.

Protest to defend Charles Atangana

05 October 2010
Charles Atangana, a member of the journalists’ NUJ union fighting deportation to Cameroon, will appear before a judge at the High Court on the Strand in London on Thursday of this week.

BBC workers name four days for national strikes to defend pensions

14 September 2010
The NUJ, Bectu and Unite unions representing workers at the BBC have announced dates for strikes against attacks on their pensions.

Why I’m joining the march

14 September 2010
Mary Brodbin is a retired member of the National Union of Journalists (NUJ). She told the meeting last week, "Pensioners are furious—we are confident, militant, vibrant and up for action.

BBC workers vote to strike over pensions

07 September 2010
BBC workers have delivered a stunning vote for strikes in defence of their pensions. Members of the NUJ, Bectu, Unite, Musicians and Equity unions voted by more than 90 percent to take action.

Show of support for anti-fascist movement at court

07 September 2010
There was a huge amount of trade union turnout to support Martin. There were banners from the national NUJ, South Yorkshire NUJ, London Fire Brigade Unison, CWU South Central No1, RMT European Passenger Services and Haringey trades council.

Join the protest for NUJ's Charles Atangana

10 August 2010
Charles Atangana, currently detained in Dover Immigration Removal Centre, has a bail hearing on Thursday this week. Charles has lived in Britain since 2004 having been forced to flee Cameroon after detention and threats over his journalism.

Sign Right to Work statement

10 August 2010
Trade union leaders, MPs and campaigners have added their names to a statement of support for the demonstration. It has been called by Right to Work, backed by three trade unions—the PCS, NUJ and UCU—and the Labour Representation Committee.

Campaign stops deportation of NUJ's Charles Atangana

03 August 2010
Campaigners in Glasgow were relieved on Monday after Charles Atangana won a temporary halt to his forced deportation.

Stop the deportation of Charles Atangana

30 July 2010
The Home Office plans to deport Charles Atangana, a member of the National Union of Journalists (NUJ), to Cameroon on Monday.

Unions challenge BBC cuts threats

06 July 2010
The NUJ, Bectu and Unite unions have warned that they could launch a strike ballot at the BBC over attacks on pay and pensions.

Right to Work Supporter Faces Deportation - Act Now

28 June 2010
Charles Atangana has been detained and currently being held at Pennine House, Manchester Airport awaiting deportation tomorrow. Charles is a well known asylum seeker activist, member of the NUJ journalists' union and long-term volunteer at the Parkhead Citizens Advice Bureau in Glasgow.

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