April 25, 2019 – Digital employees of TIME requested voluntary union recognition April 25, seeking union protection and equity with the magazine’s print employees. Although the publication has been represented by the New York local of The NewsGuild-CWA for nearly 80 years, the former owners of Time Inc. maintained an antiquated divide to keep employees they identified as “digital” out of the bargaining unit. Continue reading “TIME digital staff requests voluntary union recognition; seeks to end ‘digital divide’”
Feb. 13, 2019 – Journalists at BuzzFeed News have signed on to a union organizing efforts and are seeking voluntary recognition from Editor-in-Chief Ben Smith, they announced yesterday. The editorial staff will be affiliated with the NewsGuild of New York CWA Local 31003, a chapter of The NewsGuild-CWA. Continue reading “‘It’s not all fun and memes.’ Journalists of BuzzFeed are forming a NewsGuild unit.”
Aug. 1, 2017 – The staff of The Real News Network won voluntary recognition of their union, the Washington-Baltimore Local of the NewsGuild-CWA, today, continuing a recent trend of unionization by workers in digital media. Continue reading “Staff of Real News Network Wins Union Recognition”
July 25, 2017 – Staff of The Real News Network is seeking support in their quest for voluntary recognition of their union, the Washington-Baltimore Local of the NewsGuild-CWA. The organizing effort continues a recent trend of unionization by workers in digital media. Click here to sign a petition to CEO Paul Jay.
July 20, 2017 – The editorial staff at Raw Story, a Washington D.C.-based progressive online news organization that offers news and perspectives on U.S. and world politics, have won voluntary union recognition. They are joining the Washington-Baltimore NewsGuild-CWA, Local 32035. Continue reading “Editorial Staff at Raw Story Join Guild”