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Studios and Post Production members are taking part in a ballot on new pension proposals which affect staff impacted by the Salford move.

S&PP management are proposing to close 123 posts following the move of Children’s and Sport departments to Salford.

The industrial action ballot on the New Business and Entertainment Pillar proposals has been withdrawn.

Industrial action by ESPG members has been suspended to allow talks with management to resume in an effort to resolve the dispute.

ESPG Branch members working on EastEnders have taken strike action in the dispute over travel time and expenses.

S&PP members are to be balloted on industrial action to oppose potential compulsory redundancies and the change of base at Elstree.

A consultative ballot is to be held opposing S&PP planned changes in new business and entertainment and drama services.

Union representations continue on behalf of BBC Studios and Post Production members, whose future is uncertain.

Nominations are invited for the new 2009-2010 ESPG Branch Committee.

ESPG members who joined BBC Resources in 2000 and after are invited to a meeting to discuss salaries.

A farewell party for departing BBC Studios and Post members on June 16th is due to continue through the evening in the TVC Club.

BECTU has avoided compulsory redundancies in a cuts package that has seen more than 200 staff leave BBC Studios and Post Production.

Proposals have been made to change scheduling practices in Post Production to become more ‘bookings driven’.

Management have agreed to postpone the planned BBC Resources trawl for redundancy volunteers until at least 9 January 2009.

Pressure from BECTU has resulted in changes to Resources proposals covering TUPE and working for the BBC after redundancy.

Documents detailing 210 proposed job cuts in BBC Resources have been released.

The 2008 ESPG Branch Annual General Meeting takes place on Friday 5 December, 1200-1400, in G081 TC.

BECTU has condemned the BBC for turning its back on wholly-owned subsidiary Resources Ltd after 210 job cuts were announced.

Nominations are invited for the new 2008-2009 ESPG Branch Committee.

A ballot of BECTU members is to be held on guarantees being offered on the sale of Resources.
The ESPG Branch Annual General Meeting takes place on Monday 3 December, 1230-1400 in B142 TC.
ESPG Branch had submitted propositions on Resources sell-off and the BBC licence fee to the union's Annual Conference.
Resources members are reminded of provisions covering short and long term acting.
Post Production and ESPG have began a trial of new preperation times for bookings incorporating DSE set up.
Resources sell-off and pensions were amongst topics discussed at the 2007 ESPG Branch Annual General Meeting.
The 2007 ESPG Branch Annual General Meeting takes place on Monday 8 January.
The 2006-2007 ESPG Branch Committee has now been formed.
There will be no ballot for the new 2006-2007 ESPG Committee following the close of nominations.
Nominations are invited for the new 2006-2007 ESPG Branch Committee.
Post Production members have voted to carry out industrial action to oppose changes in staff scheduling.
Ballot papers on the core hours dispute in Post Production have been issued to members in the area.
ESPG Broadcast Engineering members in Red Bee (Broadcast) have voted to transfer Red Bee Branch.
ESPG Broadcast Engineering members in Red Bee (Broadcast) are being formally consulted on future Branch placement.
The Branch is in dispute on the future scheduling of Post Production craft staff.
Proposals have been made to split Resources Mechanical Workshops between Kendall Avenue and Television Centre.
Details of decisions taken and report of the 2006 ESPG Branch Annual General Meeting.
The 2006 ESPG Branch Annual General Meeting takes place on Monday 6 February.
Members in Resources are reminded of provisions covering short term acting.