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Southern Daily Echo staff to ballot on further strike action

Around 75 per cent of the Echo's editorial staff are understood members of the union

Journalists on Newsquest's Southern Daily Echo in Southampton are to vote on further strike action over a company pay freeze which has been in place for almost two-and-a-half years.

The Echo's National Union of Journalists chapel informed local management of its intention to again ballot its 40 members at the paper for strike action.

Around 75 per cent of the Echo's editorial staff are understood members of the union.

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