Tag: Strike

Striking lecturers cause disruption at University Open Day

Prospective student’s and their parents visiting Winchester University yesterday had to first cross a picket line  – of striking lecturers. Teaching staff at the uni were out on strike as part of the University and College Union (UCU) nationwide strike action over pay and conditions and at Winchester the strike coincided with the university’s open day disrupting…

Echo Dispute Deepens

Working relations at the strike torn Daily Echo, which also produces Eastleigh News Extra and Eastleigh Borough News, have worsened with NUJ members to be balloted on further strike action. The striking Journo’s have been angered to discover that the management are rewarding workers who did not take part in the walk outs with ‘Loyalty…

Echo Staff Set to Walk

Journalists at Eastleigh’s Daily Echo are preparing to join their Newsquest colleagues all over Hampshire tomorrow in a 48 hour stoppage in support of a pay rise and in protest at attempts by the regional media giant to alter their pension provisions. Staff were upset to discover that Boss Paul Davidson– who this year gets…