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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.
5 August 2016: The poor performance of Johnston Press and its CEO Ashley Highfield is causing great concern for the NUJ.
19 May 2016: Union representatives attended this year’s AGM to highlight concerns about the company’s strategies and current working conditions.
15 April 2016: Delegate Meeting votes for a campaign to ensure all members get paid at least the national living wage after
22 March 2016: Members have voted overwhelmingly in favour of strike action at the Derry Journal, News Letter and Morton Newspapers.
22 March 2016: Financial statement confirms company profits before tax increased by 22.6 per cent as NUJ members in Northern Ireland vote for industrial action.