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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.
26 May 2010: Ten journalists in Stourbridge are balloting on industrial action to defend three colleagues Newsquest plans to shift to Worcester, 30 miles away, to another news centre.
20 May 2010: Journalists at the Johnston Press Group will be balloted again on industrial action after their management used a technicality to block an NUJ strike on 19 May.
20 May 2010: The UK court of appeal has decided to lift an injuction on British Airways cabin crew, allowing them to take strike action after they voted overwhelmingly to do.
29 April 2010: Journalists at the Johnston Press-owned Scarborough Evening News went on strike on Friday 30 April in defence of jobs and newspaper standards.