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BECTU kicks off BBC pay and pensions campaign

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2 July 2010

Union representatives kicked off the campaign to improve the BBC's offer on pay and pensions today (Friday 2 July).

Staff arriving at key BBC sites across the country were greeted by representatives handing out information to explain the current state of play in talks with the BBC. 

Leafletting staff at the Mailbox in BirminghamLeafletting staff at the Mailbox in Birmingham. Pic: Roy Peters

The rallying cry came ahead of a series of open meetings for staff which run from Monday 5 July - Thursday 15 July taking in Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Caversham, Glasgow, London (Broadcasting House, Bush, Millbank and TV Centre) Manchester and Plymouth.


Union officials share information about the campaignUnion officials greet staff at Bush House. Pic: Jonathan Warren

Union representatives from all three BBC recognised unions, - BECTU, the NUJ and Unite - are due to meet in London on Monday 19 July to review feedback from the members' meetings.

The unions will meet management again on Wednesday 21 July to discuss the Corporation's controversial pensions proposals.