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20 October 2010: NUJ members at Newsquest's Hampshire Chronicle and The Daily Echo have voted overwhelmingly to take industrial action over a two-year pay freeze: 78 per cent of members voted in favour of a strike and 95 per cent opted for action short of a strike.
12 October 2010: NUJ general secretary, Jeremy Dear, predicts the BBC faces a “winter of growing discontent” about pensions, cuts and jobs.
1 October 2010: The unions that represent the majority of BBC staff have confirmed that strikes planned for 5 & 6 October have been called off after management tabled an improved offer on pensions earlier today.
17 September 2010: Your reps and joint union negotiators have met to determine next steps in our pensions dispute with the BBC.
1 September 2010: The joint unions at the BBC have today welcomed the overwhelming backing of their members for the campaign against drastic cuts to staff pensions.
20 August 2010: The industrial action ballot of BBC staff over pay and pensions has closed.
6 August 2010: Union reps have handed out more than 10,000 leaflets to staff at BBC workplaces this morning, as the BBC pay and pensions ballot begins.
21 July 2010: BBC managers have refused to withdraw plans to impose a 1 per cent cap on pensionable pay, irrespective of future pay rises or promotions. Staff across the BBC will now be balloted for industrial action by the staff unions.
19 July 2010: The BBC will face co-ordinated strike action by five unions unless it ditches its threatened “pensions’ robbery”, the NUJ has warned.
30 June 2010: The NUJ has accused the BBC of a “pensions robbery” and an “unacceptable” pay cut - and warned it could lead to strike action.