On the right, you’ll find the leaflet we have been handing out to members of the public, explaining what we are doing and why.
To read a full size version of the two pages, simply click the images on the right to see the whole page.
It has been designed to make it clear exactly why the union members are taking industrial action, outlining the disparity between how the management of Newsquest treat themselves and the staff who actually produce newspapers like the Southern Daily Echo, despite dwindling staff numbers, pay freezes and ever increasing hours.
The journalists at the Southern Daily Echo are proud to work on a newspaper that represents Southampton and Hampshire, and do their utmost to deliver a paper local people want to read.
However, that is growing increasingly difficult as Newsquest continues to put mammoth profits ahead of readers and staff alike.