Dec. 12, 2018 – Workers at the Daily Hampshire Gazette and Valley Advocate in Northampton, Mass., voted in favor of unionizing on Wednesday.
Shortly after voting ended at 8 p.m., Bera Dunau, a member of the Organizing Committee, emerged from the office where the votes were counted and declared, “We have a union!” Continue reading “Gazette, Advocate employees vote to unionize”
For Immediate Release: Dec. 12, 2018
Contact: Dave Eisenstadter (603) 762-1273
Dane Kuttler (201) 835-4602
Workers at the Daily Hampshire Gazette and Valley Advocate voted in a convincing majority in favor of unionizing. The Pioneer Valley NewsGuild can now begin the productive work of negotiation with Newspapers of New England for a fair contract. Continue reading “Gazette, Advocate employees vote to unionize”
Dec. 4, 2018 – Workers at the Daily Hampshire Gazette and Valley Advocate won an important ally on Dec. 3, when Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) declared support for their union organizing efforts. Continue reading “Sen. Elizabeth Warren Supports Workers’ Efforts to Form Union at Daily Hampshire Gazette, Valley Advocate”
Nov. 27, 2018 – A delegation of community leaders visited the offices of the Daily Hampshire Gazette on Nov. 27 to show support for the workers’ efforts at the Gazette and the Valley Advocate to win union recognition. Continue reading “‘Whatever the opposite of loneliness is, that’s what we have right now.’”
Nov. 12, 2018 – Employees at the Daily Hampshire Gazette and Valley Advocate are forming a union, organizers have announced.
“We are taking this step to advocate for ourselves and for the future of this vital community institution,” they said in a press statement. Continue reading “Staff of the Daily Hampshire Gazette, Valley Advocate, Petition for Union”