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Glasgow branch donates £14,000 to NUJ charities

NUJ Extra, the union’s welfare charity, and the George Viner Memorial Fund (GVMF), which provides bursaries to journalism students from Black and ethn...

14 April 2021
NUJ backs the TUC's concerns over end of shielding

Union’s Disabled Members’ Council calls the UK’s government's decision a sick April Fool’s joke.

01 April 2021
Sad day for union-led skills training

Despite a desperate campaign to save the Union Learning Fund which each year supported around 200,000 workers with skills training and career developm...

01 April 2021
NUJ statement on reporting during the May elections 

Michelle Stanistreet, NUJ general secretary, said: “The NUJ has warned political parties across the UK against using the Covid-19 regulations as a way...

01 April 2021

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Covid-19 news

NUJ backs the TUC's concerns over end of shielding

Union’s Disabled Members’ Council calls the UK’s government's decision a sick April Fool’s joke.

01 April 2021
NUJ statement on reporting during the May elections 

Michelle Stanistreet, NUJ general secretary, said: “The NUJ has warned political parties across the UK against using the Covid-19 regulations as a way...

01 April 2021
NUJ advice on covering protests

In these exceptionally volatile circumstances, in which protests can be expected to continue, in Bristol and elsewhere, the NUJ has issued additional ...

29 March 2021

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Irish Future of Media Commission news

Media Commission to hear NUJ call for recovery plan

The Irish government’s Commission on the Future of Media will consider the NUJ's proposals for media recovery and reform in support of public interest...

11 February 2021
Iconic plea for Irish government support must be matched by respect for union rights

The NUJ's Irish secretary has called on Iconic Newspapers to match its call for Irish government support with a change in its own attitude towards tra...

05 February 2021
Union takes News Recovery Plan to Irish Media Commission

NUJ urges a radical rethink of funding for public interest journalism.

01 February 2021

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Iran International

NUJ condemns execution of dissident journalist

The killing of dissident journalist Ruhollah Zam was a "brutal execution" by the Iranian state.

24 December 2020
BBC journalists express solidarity with colleagues at Iran International

Journalists face unprecedented challenges at Iran International.

07 October 2020
NUJ slams sham redundancy exercise at Iran International

The chapel at the London-based broadcaster says the redundancy exercise was a pretext to force out their rep who has led the recognition campaign at t...

02 October 2020

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Local News Matters

NUJ joins calls to protect planning notices in local newspapers

Loss of the notices would cost the industry £10m. Proposals to scrap them are contained in the government's Planning for the Future White Paper.

25 September 2020
Bullivant strikers resolve dispute by securing changes at work

The chapel has achieved significant outcomes over the last few months.

18 September 2020
Fourth day of strike action for Bullivant journalists

Journalists are again out on the picket line today as more support is offered to the strikers.

02 September 2020

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Industrial news

Happy birthday SEISS – but many freelances left out of the Covid-19 scheme will not be celebrating today

Friday 26 March marks the anniversary of the government’s Covid-19 aid package for freelances.

26 March 2021
NUJ reacts to Reach plans

Newspaper publisher Reach plans to close their offices and make most employees work from home.

19 March 2021
Freelances need holiday pay too: do you qualify?

Uber drivers will now – following a long legal battle – get holiday pay, but according to an NUJ survey almost nine in 10 freelances said they did not...

18 March 2021

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Journalists' safety news

NUJ advice on covering protests

In these exceptionally volatile circumstances, in which protests can be expected to continue, in Bristol and elsewhere, the NUJ has issued additional ...

29 March 2021
Police in Bristol must respect media's right to report

The union has expressed concern at the behaviour of some police officers towards the media covering recent protests in Bristol.

29 March 2021
Threats to media at weekend demonstration condemned by NUJ

NUJ members have informed the union they faced threats and harassment on Saturday at the Covid anti-lockdown, anti-vaccine protest that saw thousands ...

22 March 2021

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Union news

Glasgow branch donates £14,000 to NUJ charities

NUJ Extra, the union’s welfare charity, and the George Viner Memorial Fund (GVMF), which provides bursaries to journalism students from Black and ethn...

14 April 2021
NUJ general secretary election 2021

The National Union of Journalists is inviting applications, from members of the union, for the post of NUJ general secretary. 

23 February 2021
Delegate Meeting 2021 

Following the postponement of the NUJ Delegate Meeting following the Covid-19 outbreak and lockdown, an online conference will now take place in May a...

23 February 2021

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Obituaries

NUJ tribute to Katharine Whitehorn

Katharine Whitehorm was egalitarian to the bone, a great columnist and an inspiring trade unionist.

25 January 2021
NUJ pays tribute to veteran activist Guy Thornton

Union reps pay tribute to veteran NUJ activist Guy Thornton who has died suddenly

22 January 2021
David Lorimer, Teesside legend & friend of The Green Howards, dies

One of the real characters of Teesside journalism, proud Yorkshireman and former Gazette chief reporter and news editor, David Lorimer, has died after...

14 December 2020

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