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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.

Johnston Press journalists to re-ballot

25 May 2010
The National Union of Journalists (NUJ) is re-balloting members working for Johnston Press after the courts granted the company an injunction against their strike last week.

NUJ to set strike date at Johnston Press

11 May 2010
Journalists at the Johnston Press Group were deciding on whether to set a date for a group-wide strike as Socialist Worker went to press.

NUJ conference: Turning words into action

24 November 2009
Over 150 National Union of Journalists (NUJ) delegates gathered at the union’s conference in Southport last week.

Right wing tirade causes stir in NUJ election

10 November 2009
The elections for the editor of The Journalist, the magazine of the National Union of Journalists (NUJ), have caused a surprising stir.

Serious fight needed against Trinity Mirror

27 October 2009
Despite a 96 percent vote in favour of strike action, the NUJ union has withdrawn the threat of action at Media Wales group in Cardiff.

NUJ Left conference

20 October 2009
The NUJ Left conference on Saturday of last week discussed the changing dynamic of trade union struggle and the role of the left within the NUJ journalists’ union and the movement.

NUJ left to meet

06 October 2009
The NUJ Left will be holding its conference on Saturday 17 October.

Jobs saved at Trinity Mirror after threat of action

04 August 2009
Members of the NUJ journalists’ union at Trinity Mirror’s West Midlands titles called off a strike set for Thursday of last week after securing an agreement meaning that there will be no compulsory redundancies.

Massive vote to fight Trinity Mirror job cuts

21 July 2009
Journalists in the NUJ union at Trinity Mirror’s Midlands titles have voted massively in favour of industrial action over compulsory job cuts and paper closures.

Stoke's Signal 1 radio ballots for action

07 July 2009
Bosses at Signal 1 radio in Stoke-on-Trent have told the NUJ union that they plan to axe two journalists’ jobs. Workers at the station are now balloting for action.

Journalist wins court battle

23 June 2009
Suzanne Breen, the Irish journalist who police pressured to reveal the identity of Real IRA members, won a massive victory for journalism and the NUJ union last week.

Debates around reporting BNP

23 June 2009
Around 50 media workers met in the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) headquarters last week to discuss how best to respond to the threat of the Nazi BNP.

Anti-fascist diary

16 June 2009
Reporting the BNP Meeting for journalists at National Union of Journalists (NUJ) headquarters, 308 Gray’s Inn Road, London WC1X 8DPThursday 18 June, 6.30pm Events are also being organised outside London, for details email <a href=""></a>

NUJ Left demands jobs and rights

09 June 2009
Left activists in the NUJ journalists’ union are calling for mass action to support local authority workers who refuse to work with the fascist BNP members elected as councillors in last week’s elections.

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