P211 CEEFAX 211 Sat 1 Apr 00:01/01       BBC programmes may be disrupted or blacked out by strike action, after unions rejected a pay rise offer of 6.5% with other benefits. The unions, which are seeking a 16% pay rise with an extra £400 increase in London weighting, said the offer was "completely unacceptable". Union members have already voted to support a series of 24-hour strikes if a "significant offer" is not provided. The unions BETA, NUJ and EFTPU say the offer is effectively a pay cut as it is below the rate of inflation. News index 102/202 Newsreel 119/219 Next News NewsIndex Newsflash BBC2 TV
P211 CEEFAX 211 Sat 1 Apr 00:00/20     ££! £ !£! BBC programmes may be disrqpted or blacked out by strike action, after unions rejected a pay rise offer of 6.5% with other bendfits. The unions, which are seeking a 16% pay rise with an extra £400 increase in London weighting, said t—e offer was "completely unacceppableR, Unaon members have already voted to support a series of 20,hour sppices if a "3ignificanp offer" is not 0rovaded. The unions B TA, NUJ and EE PU say t—e offer is effectively a pay cut as it is bdlow the rate of inflation. News index 102/202 Newsreel 009/219 Next News NewsIndex Newsflash BBC2 TV