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  • Express staff offered 2% pay increase


    HARD-RIGHT press baron Richard Desmond has finally opened up his tight fist after agreeing the first pay rise in almost a decade for journalists working at his Express newspapers group.

    National Union of Journalists (NUJ) representatives met bosses at Northern & Shell, which...

    Thursday 23rd Feb 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Stifling journalists’ role as the watchdogs


    The Investigatory Powers Act will have a profoundly negative impact on free speech, writes MICHELLE STANISTREET

    Saturday 7th Jan 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Features

  • An attack on our liberties


    NATIONAL Union of Journalists general secretary Michelle Stanistreet calls for “a new public debate” on how much of our personal lives are monitored and recorded by authorities.

    She is right — and right too that the government should drop its plans to head to the...

    Thursday 22nd Dec 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • Hopefuls can’t hack the dismal wages


    YOUNG people from disadvantaged backgrounds are being denied careers in journalism because they cannot live on the profession’s low wages, the journalists’ union told MPs yesterday.

    The National Union of Journalists has made a submission to the all-party parliamentary group...

    Wednesday 3rd Aug 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Staff rep should sit on body overseeing BBC


    BBC workers should be represented on the new body which will oversee the corporation, MPs recommended yesterday.

    The cross-party culture, media & sport select committee also said that the BBC must be defended from “undue political interference.”

    The...

    Tuesday 2nd Aug 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Film highlights photographers’ rights


    A STAND-UP comedian has been hired to present a film on the rights of photographers and camera crews which is to be shown on police training courses.

    The National Union of Journalists (NUJ) commissioned comedian and former police officer Alfie Moore for the film, which will be shown to...

    Thursday 14th Jul 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • NUJ wins recognition at South Wales Argus


    THE National Union of Journalists has achieved statutory trade union recognition at the South Wales Argus, Newport.

    The Central Arbitration Committee has declared that the union is recognised to conduct collective bargaining on behalf of editorial staff.

    NUJ national organiser...

    Tuesday 14th Jun 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • NUJ Conference: Corbyn slams Tory attacks on working journalists


    JEREMY CORBYN slammed the Tories’ facilitation of fat-cat ownership of the media and light-touch regulation in his message yesterday to the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) conference.

    The Labour leader also pledged to repeal the Tories’ Trade Union Bill if his party was...

    Saturday 16th Apr 2016

    posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain

  • NUJ Conference: ‘Whittingdale too tarnished to stay’


    THE leader of Britain’s biggest journalists’ union called yesterday for the resignation of disgraced Tory Culture Secretary John Whittingdale.

    Speaking to the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) conference, general secretary Michelle Stanistreet accused Mr Whittingdale of...

    Saturday 16th Apr 2016

    posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain

  • Guardian to try to find 250 elective lay-offs


    GUARDIAN staff have become the latest to be hit by redundancies in the national newspaper industry.

    Guardian Media Group wants 250 redundancies, including 100 editorial jobs, which it hopes to achieve through voluntary means.

    “We are encouraged by the fact the company is...

    Friday 18th Mar 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain


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