Grant Glickson, President of the NewsGuild of New York, on Potential Ottawa NewsGuild Strike

06/13/2017

New York, NY - The NewsGuild of New York stands in solidarity with the members of the Ottawa Newspaper Guild in their decision to vote in favor of a strike mandate. Since November 2015, the hardworking journalists and news staff of the Ottawa Citizen and Ottawa Sun have worked unprotected at a time when the free press is under attack around the world. Management should support its employees and offer a fair contract to the hardworking news professionals in the newsroom.  

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About the NewsGuild

The NewsGuild of New York is the union for print and digital news professionals in America‚Äôs media capital. We are the workplace advocate for people in the media business, including some of the best journalists in the country. The majority of our nearly 3,000 members work in newsrooms at media organizations from print to digital to broadcast. We represent workers at the following companies: The Hour, Law360, Amsterdam News, El Diario, The Foreign Policy Association,  Hudson News, The Jewish Forward, Jewish Telegraphic Agency/70 Faces Media, Kaplan International Centers, The Nation, The Daily Beast, The New York Times, The Jersey Journal, Standard & Poor's, Scholastic, Inc., Consumer's Union, Thomson Reuters, WPIX-TV, and Writers Guild of America East.

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