Tuesday 30 November 2010

Echo staff join Argus in Newsquest strike action

NUJ members at the Southern Daily Echo in Southampton are to join their colleagues at The Argus, Brighton, by taking strike action next week after an unsuccessful meeting with the title's management, journalism.co.uk reports today.

The Echo journalists will strike next Tuesday and Wednesday, December 7 and 8. The same days as journalists on The Argus are taking action over the transfer of six subbing jobs to Southampton and the company's pay freeze.

Echo staff have already held a two-day strike, on November 9 and 10, in protest at the pay freeze.

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