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05/06/2022

NEW YORK — Today, the Buzzfeed News Union voted unanimously to ratify their first union contract with the company. This past March, over 91% of the unit voted in favor of a strike amidst announcement of proposed cuts at the company. Throughout the bargaining process, members have engaged in collective, concerted, and escalating actions to move management toward a more just and serious bargaining process, including a one day walkout last December. 

04/15/2022

The nomination and election to fill four vacancies in the position of Executive Committee Vice Chair shall be conducted in accordance with the Bylaws of the NewsGuild of New York, Federal Law, the TNG Constitution, the CWA Constitution,  and these rules adopted by the Local Election Committee on April 15, 2022.

 

04/12/2022

NEW YORK - The Consumer Reports Guild, which represents over 250 workers at Consumer Reports Magazine and consumerreports.org, voted overwhelmingly to ratify their contract 192 to 4. The contract includes up to 12 weeks of parental leave at full pay, a $3k ratification bonus, and strong DEI policies. 

04/05/2022

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. 

03/29/2022

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. 

03/29/2022

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. 

03/23/2022

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.

03/14/2022

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 

03/03/2022

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.

03/01/2022

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.