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FT journalists in three-hour walkout threat

Say they would stop working next Thursday pending an agreement with management.

Journalists at the Financial Times have threatened to escalate their industrial action over a pay dispute after NUJ members voted for a three-hour walkout next week.

At 3pm yesterday around 250 journalists at the paper downed tools for a two-hour mandatory chapel meeting, when they passed the motion to walkout next Thursday if an agreement with management cannot be reached.

Talks between journalists and FT management via the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) on Monday failed to resolve the dispute.

Read more at Press Gazette