Financial Times journalists will go on strike for the first time in 30 years


Moscow. January 26. The editorial staff of the British newspaper Financial Times is preparing to go on 24-hour strike, said Tuesday in the Union of journalists of great Britain.

The strike will take place next week, exact day not yet determined.

Journalists are protesting against the fact that the leadership of the publication has not fulfilled its obligations on pensions after the sale of Newspapers Japanese media Nikkei holding.

Thus, the editors of Financial Times will go on strike for the first time in 30 years, say European media.

The sale of the newspaper the Nikkei holding it became known last summer. The former owner, publisher Pearson Plc. he sold his share for 844 million pounds ($1.3 billion).