Update: Staffers at ACLU of Minnesota announced July 2 that they won voluntary recognition of their union from management of the nonprofit.
Staffers at the ACLU of Minnesota, Big Green and New Era Colorado have announced that they are unionizing with The NewsGuild-CWA.
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The NewsGuild of New York wins election as bargaining representative of more than 300 employees.
Editorial employees of Insider voted 241-14 to be represented by The NewsGuild of New York Local 31003 in an election supervised by the National Labor Relations Board that concluded on Monday.
The bargaining unit of more than 300 digital journalists includes reporters, web editors, producers, video editors, social media producers, animators, photographers, designers and copy editors.
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Two NewsGuild units reached tentative agreements on first contracts this week, following last week’s dramatic settlements at Condé Nast publications.
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NewsGuild Region 2 Vice President Steve Cook stepped down from the Executive Council in late May, one year after his employment with the Bloomberg Industry Group ended due to a layoff.
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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.
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Update: Less than two hours after staffers asked management to voluntarily recognize their union, management refused. Send a letter of support for the union campaign here.
Workers at Washingtonian magazine announced Wednesday that they are forming a union.
“For the past 56 years, Washingtonian has been a vital authority on the DC region,” they said in a statement. “We, the Washingtonian staff, have been deeply committed to that mission throughout the pandemic, publishing essential updates about COVID-19, covering protests in the streets, and producing the website’s most-read stories ever—all while continuing to create the monthly print magazine that our readers have counted on for decades.
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Agreement Follows Nearly Three Years of Negotiations and Escalating Member Activism
NewsGuild members at The New Yorker, Pitchfork and Ars Technica announced Wednesday that a strike has been averted and an agreement in principle has been reached on historic first contracts with Condé Nast, the publications’ parent company.
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Employees at the New York office of Oxford University Press announced Wednesday that they are unionizing.
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About 140 journalists at 11 newsrooms in the Southern California have formed the SCNG Guild, after 64 ballots were counted in support of unionizing, versus 19 against on Friday.
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