The Media and Entertainment Union

You are here: Home » News » Strike affecting BBC Cymru Wales is a success

Strike affecting BBC Cymru Wales is a success

BECTU's flag in gold and blue. A strike by staff at BBC Cyrmu Wales on 30 September 2011 has been hailed a success. Picture shows the team in Cardiff.

30 September 2011

Organisers of today's strike by staff working for BBC Cymru Wales have called it a success with output seriously disrupted.

The flagship Radio Wales show, Good Morning Wales, was not broadcast; instead listeners heard a repeat of arts programming. 

A phone-in on Radio Wales and the Roy Noble show were also cancelled. 

TV production also affected

In addition, planned shooting on Casualty, Dr Who and Pobol y Cum has all been suspended.

In Bangor only five people out of a total staff of approx 110 turned up for work this morning.

The strike is a response to the failure of the BBC to offer redeployment to four editors. BECTU is convinced that jobs can be identified in the reorganisation.

Join BECTU Today Staff? Join BECTU Freelance? Join BECTU
Looking for experienced crew? Click to Enter

Adverts