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Industrial action at Alpha Newspapers called off

20 April 2016: Strike action at Alpha Newspapers' titles in Northern Ireland scheduled to begin tomorrow has been called off.

Alpha group staff prepare to strike over poverty wages

15 April 2016: Staff on the Northern Ireland local paper group are to go on strike for three days.

NUJ members in Alpha Newspapers vote for strike action

31 March 2016: With almost a third of journalists being paid just the Living Wage on Alpha Newspapers, staff have voted for strike action.

NUJ membership rockets at Alpha Newspapers

30 October 2015: Good news on NUJ recruitment in Northern Ireland.

NUJ dismay as Alpha Group abandons East Antrim communities

16 January 2014: NUJ described Alpha Newspaper Group's decision to immediately cease publication of the Carrickfergus Advertiser and the Ballyclare Gazette as “a major blow to local community life”.

NUJ withdraws Newry Democrat strike notice

31 March 2011: The NUJ has withdrawn strike notice served on the Newry Democrat following negotiations with management.

Newry Democrat strike action suspended

18 March 2011: Strike action at the Newry Democrat has been suspended following agreement by the company to attend conciliation talks at the Labour Relations Agency.

Newry journalists to strike over redundancies

14 March 2011: Journalists will strike over enforced redundancies at the Newry Democrat, owned by the Alpha Newspaper Group which is headed by former deputy leader of the Unionist Party, Lord Kilclooney.

Alpha rejects talks on Irish newspaper closures

1 September 2010: Alpha Newspapers Group has refused to meet union representatives to discuss the company's closure of the Roscommon Champion, Longford News and Athlone Voice.

Alpha to close three newspapers in Irish Midlands

31 August 2010: The Alpha Newspaper Group is forcing the immediate closure of three local newspapers in the Irish Midlands.