Lexis Nexis to seek strike negotiations?
Workers at Lexis Nexis have called three days of strike action for August.
Strike negotiations will be required to stop National Union of
Journalist (NUJ) members who work for Lexis Nexis protesting.
An argument has broken out over the proposed pay rise offered to
employees and now staff have agreed to three days of industrial
action on August 19th, 25th and 26th.
NUJ committee member Dan Meredith noted that striking is a "last
resort" and urged both sides to have "meaningful negotiations" in
an effort to come to an agreement.
If a resolution between the pair is to be reached, then union
bargaining will be required.
Michelle Stanistreet, NUJ general secretary, stated: "After
several years of paltry pay rises, members are determined to get a
rise that truly reflects their loyalty, commitment and sheer hard
It comes after BBC employees recently took to the picket line
over reforms of the World Service that will see some forced
redundancies - rather than redeployment.
Posted by Ron Maverick