Journalists of Palm Beach Post, Daily News: ‘We’re unionizing.’

Feb. 19, 2020 – Journalists at The Palm Beach Post and The Palm Beach Daily News announced Tuesday that they are unionizing their newsrooms, adding to the surge of organizing among news industry employees.  In a letter to management, they requested voluntary recognition of their newly formed unit of The NewsGuild-CWA from the newspapers’ parent company, Gannett.  Continue reading “Journalists of Palm Beach Post, Daily News: ‘We’re unionizing.’”

Wyoming journalists to unionize to ‘protect legacy as essential public trust’

Feb. 12, 2020 – The journalists of the Wyoming Tribune Eagle are forming a unit of The NewsGuild-CWA, they announced on Feb. 11. By forming a union, they hope to “protect our newspaper’s legacy as an essential public trust,” the union Organizing Committee said. Continue reading “Wyoming journalists to unionize to ‘protect legacy as essential public trust’”

Journalists of South Bend Tribune unionize, adding momentum to organizing surge

Feb. 5, 2020 – Journalists of the South Bend Tribune voted 23-3 to join the NewsGuild-CWA on Wednesday, adding momentum to the wave of union organizing at Gannett-owned publications and throughout the industry. Continue reading “Journalists of South Bend Tribune unionize, adding momentum to organizing surge”

Journalists of Miami New Times and Phoenix New Times announce union drive

Jan. 21, 2020 – The staffs of the Miami New Times and Phoenix New Times took a major step Tuesday toward forming unions to preserve their award-winning journalism and their contributions to their communities. Continue reading “Journalists of Miami New Times and Phoenix New Times announce union drive”

Seeking a voice in the workplace, journalists of South Bend Tribune announce union campaign

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January 15, 2020

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Justin Hawkins at 812-797-7345 or sbnewsguild@gmail.com

SOUTH BEND, Indiana  — The award-winning newsroom staff of the South Bend Tribune took a major step Wednesday toward forming a union to give a voice in the workplace to journalists who keep the community informed and who hold local leaders accountable. Continue reading “Seeking a voice in the workplace, journalists of South Bend Tribune announce union campaign”

Seeking more local control, Springfield journalists announce they’re forming a union

Jan. 7, 2020 – The journalists of Springfield, Missouri’s leading newspaper took action to get some local control over local news on Monday: They announced they’re forming a union. Continue reading “Seeking more local control, Springfield journalists announce they’re forming a union”

Staff of Sports Illustrated Announces Union Campaign 

Jan. 6, 2020 – Employees of Sports Illustrated announced Monday that an overwhelming majority of the 80-person newsroom staff has signed cards indicating support for joining The NewsGuild-CWA’s New York local. They are seeking voluntary recognition from the magazine’s new operator, TheMaven. Continue reading “Staff of Sports Illustrated Announces Union Campaign “

Southern Poverty Law Center Staff Vote to Unionize

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Dec. 17, 2019
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The SPLC Union Organizing Committee is excited to announce that its effort to unionize the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) has prevailed. On December 16, 2019, the National Labor Relations Board conducted a ballot count. A majority of staff across 11 offices in five states and Washington D.C. voted in favor of representation by the Washington-Baltimore News Guild. The SPLC Union won the election by an overwhelming majority, 142 to 45. Continue reading “Southern Poverty Law Center Staff Vote to Unionize”

Staff of Southern Poverty Law Center wins union vote

The outcome is a victory for organizing in the south.

Dec. 18, 2019 – The staff of the Southern Poverty Law Center won union recognition by a vote of 142-45 on Dec. 16, racking up an important victory for labor organizing in the south. The bargaining unit will encompass staffers across 11 SPLC offices in five states (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi) and Washington D.C. Continue reading “Staff of Southern Poverty Law Center wins union vote”