Showing items tagged with 'pay freeze'
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.
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).
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.
22 February 2017: After eight years of pay freezes at Express Newspapers this offer is a welcome result for the union.
4 July 2013: Despite reports that the Johnston Press is to bring in a performance-related pay review following its 18-month pay freeze, the company has given the NUJ an assurance that its normal collective bargaining agreement will be resumed.
5 April 2013: Journalists are struggling to pay their food, energy, fuel and tax bills because they face a fourth year of a pay freeze working at Newsquest.
28 February 2013: Gannett, the American owner of Newsquest, has announced a bumper pay-out to shareholders as its employees on UK papers face another pay freeze this year.
15 January 2013: The National Union of Journalists is seeking urgent talks with Johnston Press management after it announced it would be extending its pay freeze.
21 August 2012: Journalists in York facing a pay freeze – given the inflation rate, this is equivalent to a pay cut – are balloting for industrial action.
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.