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Express strike suspended for talks 11 April 2008

Posted by Donnacha DeLong in disputes, NUJ.
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The planned strike at Express Newspapers in London and Preston on Friday has been suspended to allow room for further discussions with management.

The union is looking to re-open dialogue with the management, which has been criticised for its failure to engage with the real issues at the heart of the disagreement.

A further announcement is expected on Monday, which is likely to include details of further industrial action if no progress is made.

NUJ members in London and Preston staged a 24-hour walk-out last Friday as part of a dispute over a below inflation pay offer that management has tried to force on journalists without any meaningful consultation with the union.

A meeting of union members yesterday condemned the way that management has been dealing with the dispute, calling for the company to begin taking their concerns seriously.

More info: http://express-nuj.org.uk/



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