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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