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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.
5 July 2010: The BBC Trust has rejected the proposal to close BBC 6 Music, but it failed to give a reprieve to BBC Asian Network – which still faces closure.
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.
14 June 2010: Unions representing BBC staff are fighting to save the corporation's pension schemes.
11 June 2010: Union negotiators are calling on management to "rethink their position" after the BBC tabled a pay offer worth just 1% of the corporation's wages bill.
4 June 2010: NUJ member, Hassan Ghani, who was arrested when the Israeli military stormed the Gaza flotilla on 31 May, says activists had expected violence from the Israeli forces to stop their humanitarian convoy reaching Gaza, but not the ferocity of the attack which left nine civilians dead.
2 June 2010: An NUJ member who was reporting from the Gaza aid flotilla for the Iranian-based station, Press TV, has apparently been unable to contact his family, friends or colleagues since the attack.
27 May 2010: The president of the NUJ has said that there is some positive news for NUJ members in the Queen's speech, but he criticised the lack of detail.
26 May 2010: Protest events in London, Cardiff, Glasgow, Birmingham, Leeds and Manchester marked the last day of consultation on the controversial BBC strategy review.
2 May 2010: Harry Conroy, NUJ Member of Honour and dedicated unionist, has died aged 67.