The Guild has exciting workshops and panels planned for the Spring season including effective meeting facilitation, assembling your dream team, moving your co-workers into action, and labor law 101.
NEW YORK — The NewsGuild of New York-represented workers at BuzzFeed News announced they have overwhelmingly voted to authorize the bargaining team to call a strike should management continue bargaining in bad faith. The vote was taken during this afternoon’s bargaining session The unit represents 61 members. 90% of the unit participated in the strike vote, with 91% voting to authorize the bargaining team to call a strike.
NEW YORK – In a major step forward for workers organizing in the media industry, employees of Condé Nast’s editorial brands and Conde Nast Entertainment announced today the formation of Condé Nast Union, demanding voluntary recognition from management.
NEW YORK - Following the announcement Monday from CEO Jonah Peretti that Buzzfeed plans to drastically shrink it’s news division and offer voluntary buyouts to employees, the Buzzfeed News Union, represented by The NewsGuild of New York, released the following statement.
NEW YORK - In a letter sent Monday to Dina Nathanson, Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Dotdash Meredith, 22 New York state senators and assembly members are highlighting the company’s failure to obey the NY HERO Act, which protects workplace safety during airborne disease outbreaks. Read the 22 Legislators’ Full Letter Here
The National Labor Relations Board today announced that, in a 404-88 blowout vote, New York Times tech workers had won their election for a union, after a year-long campaign that was met with aggressive union-busting tactics from management. 85% of the unit voted in the election. The 600-member Times Tech Guild will be the largest union of tech workers with bargaining rights in the country. The unit includes software engineers, data analysts, project managers, product managers, and designers. The unit is represented by The NewsGuild of New York, part of NewsGuild-CWA, and affiliated with CODE-CWA.
Unionized workers of Gizmodo Media Group Union, part of Writers Guild of America East, are on strike starting today to protest the company’s persistent disrespect at the bargaining table in the face of workers’ good-faith proposals. They are asking people not to click on or contribute content to Gizmodo, Jalopnik, Jezebel, Kotaku, Lifehacker and The Root.
The Guild has exciting workshops and panels planned for February and March including effective meeting facilitation, two-part Stewards training, organizing conversations, and how the New Yorker organized to a strike. Register today and feel free to invite your Guild colleagues!
This morning, with less than an hour’s notice, Dotdash Meredith announced the closure of EW’s print magazine and the layoff of 17 valued colleagues, including nine members of our Meredith Union. The company conducted the layoffs in a rushed and disrespectful fashion unbefitting of the long and dedicated service the workers provided to the publication.
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