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Nine-day strike announced

Twelve weekly newspapers in the Manchester area are facing the threat of nine consecutive days of strike action by National Union of Journalists employees, who number around half the editorial staff. Twenty-seven members, who walked out at Greater Manchester Weekly

Talks option after journalists strike

Strikes at 12 newspapers in the Manchester area are set to continue next week – but pay talks before then could call a halt to the action. Twenty-seven National Union of Journalists members walked out at Greater Manchester Weekly Newspapers

Journalists on strike over pay at 12 papers

Journalists were today striking over pay at Greater Manchester Weekly Newspapers in the first of six planned days of action. A chapel meeting of the National Union of Journalists last night confirmed the action, which will affect the northern division

Six days of strikes planned

Journalists at Greater Manchester Weekly Newspapers (North) have announced six dates when they plan to strike against low pay. NUJ members were not satisfied with this year’s original pay offer of 1.7 per cent and they are the ones set

Strike action set to hit after union vote

The Wakefield Express and its sister papers are set to suffer three days of industrial action over pay with National Union of Journalists members voting to strike on Wednesday and Thursday March 27 and 28, and on Tuesday April 2.

Journalists set to strike

The Telegraph & Argus looks set to be hit by a series of strikes among NUJ members unhappy with a pay offer. The union’s Newsquest (Bradford) members voted to take strike action on three days this month after a management

NUJ raises stakes over wages

The NUJ has compared senior journalists’ wages at the Derby Evening Telegraph with what trainee managers earn at McDonalds – claiming the newspaper staff earn less. Northern regional organiser Miles Barter has written to editor Mike Norton in the first

Success for Star car bid

Sheffield Star staff have retained their car allowances after negotiations with a representative from the National Union of Journalists. More than 20 signed a round robin letter rejecting the changes and asking for the RIM bosses to negotiate with the

Readers to rise and shine with the MEN

The Manchester Evening News has announced plans to publish a new morning edition, which will be available to readers at breakfast time. The move will see the number of editions increased from three to four, with its current mid-morning, lunchtime