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3 May 2011: Newsquest journalists in the North of England have voted for strike action to stop plans by the newspaper group to axe 14 jobs in Darlington and York.
28 April 2011: Thousands of BBC journalists are being balloted for strike action in response to the threat of compulsory redundancies across the corporation.
31 January 2011: Journalists at the Sheffield Star are preparing to take industrial action over management plans to cut jobs at the Johnston Press "editorial hub" in the city.
9 December 2010: NUJ members at Newsquest Blackburn, Bradford, Bolton and York have voted decisively for strike action.
2 December 2010: The Newsquest Oxfordshire NUJ chapel has voted to ballot members over taking strike action.
17 November 2010: Journalists at Newsquest's Blackburn centre have unanimously voted to ballot for industrial action.
16 November 2010: NUJ members at Newsquest North East have begun a ballot for industrial action in protest at proposed redundancies and a continuing pay freeze across the group.
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.