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12 October 2016: As Newsquest south London staffers begin strike action today, Thursday 13 October, the union continues to shine a light on the barbarous work practices and conditions journalists suffer at the company.
4 October 2016: The 14-day strike has been postponed as management agreed to talks with ACAS, the arbitration service.
29 September 2016: Journalists working on newspapers owned by Newsquest in south London have voted to hold a 14-day strike starting next Thursday in response to company plans to put nearly all the newsroom staff at risk of redundancy.
28 September 2016: Last year, staff at Newsquest south were forced to strike for 10 days because Newsquest's vicious cuts. Journalists are now taking action again as further job losses will create excessive workloads and harm democracy in the capital.
28 September 2016: Newsquest management has brushed off concerns from MPs and Assembly members about the situation at their newspapers in south London.
8 September 2016: Newsquest's decision to make further redundancies at its centre in Sutton, leaving just 18 journalists to cover the whole of south London and parts of Kent, has been censured by politicians across the board.
6 September 2016: The newspaper group has ended a contact with an agency and the newsroom has no staff photographers.
22 August 2016: Journalists on Newsquest titles in London are balloting for industrial action over inadequate staffing levels, excessive workloads, reduced quality of newspapers, the health and safety of employees, plus pay.
18 August 2016: The union has serious concerns about Newsquest’s production policy as it plans to cut 20 jobs in its Newport and Weymouth hubs.
3 August 2016: The union is urging Newsquest to address the acute and harmful pressures they have put on the newsroom and NUJ members.