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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.
16 February 2016: The NUJ chapel passed a motion condemning the closure of the daily and Sunday newspapers and voiced fears about its digital future.
12 February 2016: Closure overnight without consultation "underlines the moral bankruptcy of newspaper ownership in the UK", said Michelle Stanistreet.
11 February 2016: Union says staff on the Independent titles need to know Lededev's plans following proposed sale of the i newspaper to Johnston Press.
5 February 2016: General secretary announces Scottish members have the backing of the whole union in any action they choose to take.