BREAKING: Law360 Union walks off the job in one-day action protesting management’s threats, unlawful conduct at the bargaining table

Workers will hold a day-long picket line outside LexisNexis headquarters in NYC as well as a mid-afternoon rally in support of the ULP walkout.


NEW YORK – Unionized editorial workers at Law360 — who have had enough of parent company LexisNexis execs’ illegal tactics and stalling at the bargaining table — will hold a one-day strike on Wednesday, highlighted by a mid-afternoon rally and a day-long picket line outside corporate headquarters in New York City.

Readers of the legal news service are urged not to cross the digital picket line Wednesday.

The work stoppage comes after The NewsGuild of New York filed an unfair labor practice charge on behalf of Law360 Union against LexisNexis on Tuesday. The basis of the charge is a Nov. 16 bargaining session in which LexisNexis representatives threatened Guild members with less favorable terms the longer negotiations continue. Regressive bargaining is a form of bad faith bargaining, in which one side moves backwards, offering less on a proposal than they had previously offered.

“Instead of working today, we are gathering together, refusing to work and standing up for a fair contract,” said Hailey Konnath, a reporter for the LexisNexis-owned legal news site and unit chair for the union. “LexisNexis needs to understand that we will not back down and today they will see that in full effect as we picket outside their headquarters.”

Contract negotiations between the union, which represents nearly 300 workers, and LexisNexis began on Nov. 17, 2022. The union’s current contract expired on Dec. 31, 2022.

For more than a year, management has refused to respond (either at all, or meaningfully) to proposals including sick time, parental leave, paid time off, and retirement

“Law360 Union members work hard to make the company a success and LexisNexis needs to recognize their contributions with good faith proposals that meaningfully address our concerns,” said Susan DeCarava, President of The NewsGuild of New York. “Anything less is unacceptable and will lead to further labor strife.”


Workers will march in a day-long picket line beginning at 10:30 a.m. outside LexisNexis headquarters at 230 Park Ave. in Manhattan. At 2 p.m, the Guild will hold a rally on the north side of the building on 46th Street featuring speakers including NewsGuild-CWA President Jon Schleuss, NewsGuild of New York President Susan DeCarava and members of the Law360 Union. Throughout the walkout: Law360 members at offices around the country will gather via Zoom.

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