Insider journalists win union vote in a landslide

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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New York Guild files Unfair Labor Practice charge against Gannett over unionbusting at Atlantic DOT

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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Washingtonian staffers: We’re joining together to form a union.

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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Newsletter: Strike averted! A victory for us all!

Congratulations to NewsGuild members at The New YorkerPitchfork and Ars Technica, who 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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Strike averted! New Yorker, Ars Technica and Pitchfork workers announce historic agreements with Condé Nast

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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