NUJ local BBC strikes

BBC local reporters in the NUJ are on strike all over the country from
11am Wed 15 March until 11am Thurs 16 March

(union officers/ spokespeople/branches/ members, please remember to respect their action by not engaging with BBC local radio, TV and online)

BBC outlets where NUJ members are on strike on 15-16 March in the West Midlands
BBC Central News Service
BBC Radio WM
BBC West Mids Online
BBC Coventry & Warwickshire
BBC Radio Hereford-Worcester
BBC Radio Shropshire
BBC Radio Stoke

83% of NUJ members who voted backed strike action, while 92% backed action short of a strike in opposition to cuts to the broadcaster’s local radio services.

At the end of that action, journalists will begin a period of “work to rule”, in which they work only their contracted hours and duties.

Further strike dates are likely, with the dates of the local authority elections in England (Thursday 4 May), the coronation (Saturday 6 May) and Eurovision in Liverpool (Saturday 13 May) all being considered by the NUJ.