Showing items tagged with 'newsquest'
1 October 2012: NUJ members working for Newsquest in York will be taking action on Friday, 5 October, as management refused them a pay increase this year.
27 July 2012: A county council in Wales has been strongly criticised by the NUJ after evidence emerged that it withdrew advertising from a local paper whose coverage of a story it did not like.
26 April 2012: The Government must introduce subsidies and tax advantages for local newspapers if they are to survive, MPs were told at a Westminster debate on the future of the industry.
22 March 2012: More than eight out of ten NUJ members working for the Newsquest group have indicated that they are prepared to take strike action if they are not given a pay rise this year.
24 February 2012: Half of all media professionals work an average of 7.4 hours a week unpaid overtime, putting them fourth in a TUC league table of occupations who work beyond their contractual hours.
23 February 2012: A newspaper that has told staff it cannot afford a pay rise has pledged a donation of £10,000 to save its local football from closure.
22 February 2012: Newsquest has not given its staff a pay rise in three out of the last four past years, yet the profits for its US owners have risen by 15 per cent to £82.5million.
21 February 2012: The NUJ is encouraging journalists to take part in Work Your Proper Hours day on Friday 24 February.
17 February 2012: The NUJ chapel at Newsquest Southampton has condemned the latest attack on the terms of conditions and pay of members.
16 February 2012: Journalists at the Newsquest-owned Bolton News and Bury Times Group have accused management of using the tragic death of a colleague as an opportunity to save money.