Showing items tagged with 'johnston press'
13 October 2017: The publisher's festive offer of allowing staff a day off at Christmas in return for a pay cut has been met with derision by hard-pressed journalists.
6 October 2017: Joint press statement from the Preston and Blackpool chapels regarding proposed job cuts from six commercially poorly performing weekly titles in the North West.
3 October 2017: Loss of a physical presence is a terrible blow to the readers, as staff moved to an office almost 20 miles away.
10 August 2017: Behind the scenes at the company there is widespread discontent because pay has been frozen and staff cuts have increased workloads.
2 August 2017: As JP posts news of growth and profits, its journalists say the pay freeze should end and staff numbers increased.
25 July 2017: NUJ members were shocked at the scale of proposed job losses and the union has now submitted a list of demands to the company.
9 May 2017: The union said local newspapers must take care to label bought wraparound features from politcial parties clearly as advertisements.
31 March 2017: Journalists’ pay is at the top of the agenda at a meeting of NUJ reps on the last day of Local News Matters Week (Saturday 1 April).
29 March 2017: The publisher of the i,Scotsman and Yorkshire Post has announced a £300m pre-tax loss in 2016 and a writedown of its titles.
2 March 2017: Staff have been told that all annual pay reviews in editorial have been postponed as the company seeks to cut costs. It means many journalists at the company will not have their next pay review until 2018.