Workers at the Chicago Reader took to the streets to save their publication. Last Tuesday they tweeted “We won,” after co-owner Len Goodman stepped down, ending his attempt to delay the publication’s transition to a nonprofit.Continue reading “Newsletter: Packing bargaining to deliver a message”
The National Labor Relations Board’s Pittsburgh office has issued a long-awaited complaint against the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and its parent company, Block Communications, Inc., for bad-faith bargaining and other improper conduct in its contract talks with the Newspaper Guild of Pittsburgh.Continue reading “NLRB issues long-awaited complaint against Pittsburgh Post-Gazette”
March 18, 2018 – The regional director of the National Labor Relations Board has determined that the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette violated federal law when it refused to pay a 2018 increase in the health care costs for 150 members of the Newspaper Guild of Pittsburgh while the union and management are involved in contract negotiations. Continue reading “NLRB Regional Director: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Violated Federal Law”
NLRB Files Complaint Against Sarasota Herald-Tribune
(June 7, 2017) There are consequences for companies – like the Sarasota Herald-Tribune – that retaliate against employees who vote to form a union.
That’s the significance of the decision by Region 12 of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to file a formal complaint against the Florida paper, says Tim Schick, administrative director of the NewsGuild-CWA. Continue reading “‘Employers pay a price for retaliation’”