The State News Guild announced Monday that McClatchy, owner of The State newspaper of Columbia, SC, has voluntarily recognized their union.Continue reading “State News Guild: We won voluntary recognition!”
There is so much amazing news from the last couple of weeks!
First up, about 1,000 workers have gone public with union drives in just the last week!Continue reading “Newsletter: NYT Tech and Insider make a splash!”
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”
Update: April 16, 2021 – Management agreed to voluntarily recognize the Beacon Union, staffers announced today.
Staffers at Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative announced Wednesday that they have decided to form a union as part of the Minnesota Newspaper & Communications Guild.Continue reading “Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative is forming a union”
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!”
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NewsGuild members at The New Yorker, Pitchfork, and Ars Technica voted — with 98 percent support — to approve a strike if negotiations with management of their publications and their parent company, Condé Nast, break down further. The vote came on March 26 after years of contentious negotiations for first contracts at each outlet.Continue reading “Newsletter: Strike votes, the fight for pro-journalism owners and more organizing!”
Journalists at The State moved to form South Carolina’s largest news union, The State News Guild, on Wednesday.Continue reading “Journalists at South Carolina’s The State are unionizing!”
Update: PPPA Union announced April 14, 2021, that the group has won voluntary recognition from the board of the nonprofit organization. They will be a unit of the NewsGuild of Greater Philadelphia.
When the staffers at Planned Parenthood PA Advocates announced March 23 they were forming a union, they already knew a thing or two about organizing: In December 2020 they forced the executive director of the organization to resign after charging her with being “fiscally irresponsible” and saying she used “racist, transphobic, classist language, and language which perpetuates stigma against abortion.”Continue reading “Staffers at Planned Parenthood PA Advocates knew a thing or two about organizing before they formed a union. Now they’re taking the next step.”
Employees at Duke University Press announced Monday that they are organizing to form a union as part of The NewsGuild-CWA’s Washington-Baltimore Local 32035.Continue reading “Staff of Duke University Press Organizes to Form a Union”
Employees at four renowned media outlets – Entertainment Weekly, Martha Stewart Living, Shape Magazine and PeopleTV – won union recognition with 93% voting in favor of the Meredith Union on Thursday.Continue reading “Staffers at four Meredith Corp publications make it official: We’re union.”