In a long-awaited decision, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) today ruled that New York Times tech workers can hold a vote on unionization starting later this month as one united bargaining unit. It marks a major victory for tech workers at the Times, who first announced the formation of their union in April and have met resistance from the Times at every step, including an attempt in August to divide the group into separate job-specific units and disenfranchise dozens of voters.Continue reading “NLRB sets election date for NY Times Tech Guild, rejects management’s attempts to disenfranchise workers”
Following Strike Threat and Years of Negotiations and Escalating Member Activism
Members of The NewsGuild of New York at The New Yorker, Pitchfork, and Ars Technica announced July 28 that they have unanimously ratified their first contracts with Condé Nast.Continue reading “NYGuild Members at The New Yorker, Pitchfork and Ars Technica Unanimously Ratify First Agreements with Condé Nast”
NEW YORK – The NewsGuild of New York has filed an Unfair Labor Practice charge with the National Labor Relations Board after Gannett managers offered employees benefits in exchange for rejecting the union and created the impression that management was spying on workers’ protected union activities.Continue reading “New York Guild files Unfair Labor Practice charge against Gannett over unionbusting at Atlantic DOT”
Times Managers Violate Federal Labor Law, Forbid Tech Staffers From Showing Union Support
NEW YORK – The NewsGuild of New York has filed an Unfair Labor Practice charge with the National Labor Relations Board over union busting actions by Times management aimed at derailing a union organizing campaign among its tech staffers.Continue reading “NY Guild files labor charges against NY Times; launches petition campaign”
New York – Digital producers on Gannett’s Atlantic Digital Optimization Team (DOT) have formed a union with the NewsGuild of New York, CWA Local 31003 to advocate for themselves, their profession and the communities they serve. These employees work across a five-state region that comprises 37 websites in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland.Continue reading “Atlantic Digital Producers are unionizing”
Amidst a pandemic, Guild members at The Daily Beast negotiated a contract that eliminates NDAs, codifies equity-based pay structures, and implements DEI opportunities and protections.
New York—Members of The Daily Beast Union overwhelmingly ratified a two-year agreement that codifies unprecedented protections for media workers and ushers in a shift in newsroom culture that fosters transparency, inclusion, and greater accountability.Continue reading “The Daily Beast Union Eliminates NDAs in a Standard-Setting Contract for Media Unions”
An overwhelming majority of editorial workers at Insider, formerly known as Business Insider, announced Monday that they have organized to join The NewsGuild’s New York Local. In the spirit of making their newsroom “better every day,” the Insider Union is seeking voluntary recognition from the company in order to begin negotiations for a first contract.Continue reading “Workers at Insider Unionize with The NewsGuild of New York”
A majority of over 650 tech workers at The New York Times announced Tuesday that they have formed a union and are seeking voluntary recognition from the company. More than 1,300 editorial and business staff at the Times are already represented by The NewsGuild of New York.Continue reading “New York Times tech workers: We’re unionizing!”
Editorial employees at three Gannett publications are standing together to fight for local news and address long-standing newsroom issues.
Journalists at three Gannett-owned New Jersey publications — the Bergen Record, the Daily Record and the NJ Herald — announced that they are unionizing with the NewsGuild of New York local on Wednesday. With nearly 90% of eligible staffers signed on, the Record Guild has requested voluntary recognition from management.Continue reading “New Jersey Media Unites and Unionizes”
Employees seek to safeguard the News’ future by advocating for job security, equity, and a more inclusive and diverse newsroom.
New York City’s hometown paper is forming a union. The editorial staffers of the New York Daily News announced Friday that they are organizing with NewsGuild of New York. More than 80% of eligible staff are standing together to request voluntary recognition from Tribune Publishing, the News’ parent company.Continue reading “The New York Daily News is unionizing”