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6 December 2018: Journalists working for Newsquest-owned titles in Carlisle, Whitehaven and Workington have agreed to take strike action on Thursday 20 December over poor pay.
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27 November 2018: A NUJ summit of LDRs discussed how getting organised within the union can address collective issues.
12 November 2018: Carlisle chapel of Newsquest Cumbria call on the company to come back to the negotiating table
10 October 2018: Newsquest Cumbria journalists have been forced to meet out of their office to discuss the company's decision to freeze their pay; in eight out of the past 12 years, they have not had a rise.
12 September 2018: Further staff cuts have been announced in Wiltshire and Oxford
12 September 2018: Proportionate to existing staffing levels, the latest Stourbridge proposals represents a huge cut, staff reporters were culled just over a year ago, and the Worcester-based group editor was made redundant in December last year
10 August 2018: Plans to axe a third of Newsquest’s sports department in Bradford has been announced the day after the company revealed it had benefited from a $13.2m windfall.
26 July 2018: Management at Newsquest’s Northern Echo, which faces the loss of eight further posts, had already been warned by staff that the situation in editorial was at crisis point.
27 June 2018: The cut from five photographers to just one in Carlisle will come into effect next week, affected staff are being made redundant on Friday 29 June.
21 April 2018: Union to campaign against poverty wages and heavy workloads, particularly in the local newspapers and books sectors.