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14 January 2011: Jeremy Hunt, the government's culture secretary, was not a "suitable person" to oversee Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation bid to take total control of satellite broadcaster BSkyB, union bosses told a meeting in the House of Commons.
14 December 2010: Members of the NUJ, BECTU and Unite working across ITV are balloting on the company's pay offer for 2011.
15 October 2010: The BBC is under pressure to abandon a planned cut to staff pensions and come clean about the true finances of the corporation's pension scheme.
14 September 2010: Jeremy Dear, NUJ General Secretary, issued a warning to BBC management at the TUC Congress today.
13 September 2010: BECTU, the NUJ and Unite have today announced a further programme of meetings with members to discuss new pension proposals from 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.
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.
21 July 2010: Two Christian trade unionists at the BBC may have won rights for thousands of UK retail and catering workers after a health and safety investigation at Television Centre.
14 July 2010: BBC management has been accused of treated staff on BBC Breakfast with total contempt over plans to move the programme from London to the new BBC centre in Salford.