The return of the students

At the recent NEC meeting a number of members reported on their visits to the student occupations (we also have NUJ student members on media courses etc). Two members even went in the lunch break to visit local occupations and reported back. The  NEC then voted for a...

Olive Co-operative website relaunch

The long-awaited re-launch of the Olive Co-operative website is finally here at http://www.olivecoop.com They have a great selection of fairly traded Palestinian goods that enable you to help boost the Palestinian economy at the click of a mouse. Whether you’re...

Greece: 24 Strike in Media

Greece’s journalists and media workers are holding a 24-hour nationwide strike declared by their trade unions in protest against the abolition of collective labor agreements, the violation of labour and pension insurance rights, and mass-scale layoffs.The country’s...

NEC supports the Irish fight back

Last weekend’s NEC was actually held over two days, and apart from receiving usual reports from committees and officials, we agreed NEC motions for next year’s delegate meeting in April; received a thorough report from John McDonnell MP secretary to the NUJ...

Remembering Michael Foot

Some 8 months after his death, family, friends, admires and others gathered together in the Lyric Theatre in London on Monday 8 November to celebrate the life of Michael Foot. The NUJ was represented by vice president Donnacha DeLong and I – Michael had been a...