BBC journalists to strike on first day of election count in Northern Ireland
NUJ members at BBC Northern Ireland have announced a 24-hour strike that will commence on the first day of counting in the region’s local government elections.
Almost 83% of those who voted in a recent National Union of Journalists (NUJ) ballot backed strike action in opposition to cutbacks at Radio Foyle. The 24-hour walkout will begin at 12.15am on Friday May 19.
Voters go to the polls for Northern Ireland’s local council elections on Thursday ...