Strike alerts

Staff at the Telegraphs are balloting on industrial action in the face of the savage job cuts involved in its sub-free "hub" in Victoria.

And those at the Guardian are also balloting, over parity for journalists on the online operation and this year's pay offer.

As always, if staff withdraw labour they would appreciate it if freelances found themselves unavailable on those days. If you suffer hardship while unavailable, contact the union. See www.londonfreelance.org for updates.

31 October 2006

Staff at the Telegraph have balloted 76% in favour of strike action. The chapel is meeting to decide when...

14 November 2006

The Telegraph chapel decided to call off the authorised action after "huge concessions" from management.

They held a solidarity meeting on 14 November 2006, at 8pm at the Thistle Victoria Hotel, Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1 (map).

Contributors included: John Carey, FoC Telegraph NUJ; Helene Mulholland, MoC, Guardian Newspapers; Michelle Stanistreet, MoC Express Newspapers; and Jeremy Dear, NUJ General Secretary.

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