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Newquest management has told the NUJ that voluntary redundancies at the Glasgow Herald and Evening Times would be put on hold until the union reps signed away their rights to take legal action for victimisation.
Over 100 people attended a public meeting in Glasgow last night, showing massive support for the fight to save The Herald group of newspapers.
Scottish politicians queued up to condemn newspaper publisher, Newsquest, in a parliamentary debate on the future of Glasgow's Herald & Times Group.
NUJ reps from across the news media in Scotland are meeting today to discuss how best to coordinate a campaign against cutbacks across the industry.
Scottish and Westminster politicians are concerned that journalists on The Glasgow Herald, Sunday Herald and Evening Times are being threatened with redundancy and told to reapply for their own jobs.
Angry journalists at the BBC in Scotland have called on their boss to face a staff meeting to explain how more cuts can be implemented without damaging the quality of programmes.
Managers at Glasgow's Herald newspapers have asked for high-level talks about health and safety in response to a work-to-rule by journalists, due to start at midnight tonight.
Union members have saved a staff member being made compulsorily redundant at BBC Scotland by threatening to endorse a ballot for industrial action across the corporation.
Newsquest has announced more job cuts at The Herald, the Sunday Herald and the Evening Times in Scotland.