BBC staff frustrated at 'poor decisions' over jobs

NUJ members across the BBC are taking action to defend jobs and quality journalism at the corporation. They are angry and frustrated at the poor decisions being taken at the top of the BBC - decisions that are leading to journalists being forced out of their jobs and quality journalism and programming compromised.

Instead of making sure that the redeployment process works properly in all areas of the BBC, managers are prepared to waste public money on needless redundancies and sacrifice the livelihoods of experienced and talented journalists, at the same time as advertising other jobs externally.

It's particularly disappointing that the BBC has failed to engage meaningfully in attempts to resolve this dispute - an abdication of responsibility for a public service broadcaster.

– Michelle Stanistreet, NUJ General Secretary

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BBC journalists strike over jobs

BBC journalists are staging a 24-hour strike in a row over jobs. The action threatens disruption to radio and TV news programmes.