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Newsquest reverses its decision to make redundancies following threat of industrial action.
NUJ condemns move by Newsquest and warns members will resist at every turn.
The government-imposed saving of £1bn this year is already leading to more repeats and further cuts are planned for next year.
Courses including its pioneering journalism course is under threat from redundancies.
The BBC has reduced its workforce by more than 1,200, equivalent to 6 per cent, according to its annual report 2020/21.
Conference heard and discussed a range of motions relating to the effect of Covid-19 on members, the way they work and how the NUJ should respond.
An all-members’ survey revealed many found juggling work and the effects of Covid-19 caused stress and anxiety.
The union is part of a challenge to the public sector £95,000 cap, which compromised equal pay settlements and undermined collective pay and conditions terms.
The NUJ has backed the TUC’s call – alongside MPs, equality campaigners and industry leaders – for urgent action to prevent the UK’s gender pay gap reporting being shelved for a second year.
The NUJ has expressed alarm at the imposition of another round of cuts by Iconic Newspapers, the company controlled by UK businessman Malcolm Denmark.