Showing items tagged with 'freelance'
31 July 2009: Freelance NUJ members in Glasgow have unanimously voted to reject proposals by the Herald group of newspapers and websites to cut minimum payment rates and change copyright and licensing terms.
24 July 2009: More than a dozen UK MPs have signed a motion demanding more rights for freelances who lose work during the recession.
1 July 2009: The NUJ today begins a month of concentrated campaigning on issues facing freelance workers.
30 June 2009: The Israeli Navy has threatening an unarmed aid ship that has journalists on board, including a documentary filmmaker from London.
19 June 2009: Freelance journalists who work for Guardian Media's national titles are banding together to defend their pay and conditions.
15 June 2009: Freelance workers who are primarily dependent upon a single organisation should be entitled to legal rights similar to those protecting employees, the NUJ's Freelance Organiser told a conference of contractors, tax experts and employment lawyers on Wednesday,
1 April 2009: Photographers in London have attended a meeting to discuss their legal rights.
20 February 2009: About 150 freelance photographers have rejected attempts by Trinity Mirror in Glasgow to worsen their work terms and conditions.
19 February 2009: NUJ members at Yorkshire Post Newspapers have walked out of work on the first of two four-day strikes against job cuts.
16 February 2009: Comedian Mark Thomas joined more than 300 photographers who gathered outside New Scotland Yard in London today to exercise their right to take a picture in a public place.