BBC strike ballot starts

The NUJ ballot for strike action and action short of a strike at the BBC started this week. The ballot is in response to the BBC’s misnamed Delivering Quality First proposals which include axing thousands of jobs and programming cuts at the Corporation. According to...

International action

Report on the 2010 IFJ Congress – Cadiz, Spain – 25 -28 May Every three years, the International Federation of Journalists holds its annual congress. Affiliated unions elected their delegates and the NUJ elected ours at the last year’s general meeting in Southport....

It’s Policy time

Last Thursday’s meeting of the policy committee (PC) was the first for the new NEC.  The agenda was lengthy because the remit of the committee is very wide ranging – from parliamentary and TUC matters to international – the International Federation of...

Gearing up for the onslaught

On Tuesday (19 January) the Trade Union Co-ordinating Group (TUCG) held a parliamentary reception to launch its campaign for the general election and beyond. The TUGC currently comprises 8 unions, Bakers, Fire Brigades, Probation Officers, Prison Officers, PCS, RMT,...