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08/17/2023

NEW YORK – Dozens of Scholastic Union members rallied at the company’s headquarters
today to protest Scholastic’s slow-walking of contract negotiations and refusing to offer a fair
deal, including retroactive pay and remote work rights, to workers.

08/03/2023

NEW YORK – In response to Gannett’s second quarter earnings call this morning, where the company announced that digital subscription revenue had returned to growth over the past three months, Gannett union members and NewsGuild leadership released the following statements. The NewsGuild-CWA represents more than 50 Gannett bargaining units, covering more than 1,000 employees.

07/12/2023

NEW YORK – The NewsGuild of New York released the following statement from President Susan DeCarava in response to the historic vote to elect Claude Cummings Jr. as the next President and Ameenah Salaam as the next Secretary-Treasurer of the Communications Workers of America, the parent union of The NewsGuild-CWA. Cummings will be the union’s first-ever Black President. Salaam is the first Black person to hold the Secretary-Treasurer post.

07/10/2023

Members of The New York Times Guild, represented by The NewsGuild of New York, released the following statement in response to an announcement by The New York Times that it would be shuttering its Sports department and transferring sports coverage to The Athletic, a website acquired by The Times in 2022:

06/14/2023

After a two-year fight for a first contract and a 13-day ULP strike – the longest digital media strike in history – members of Insider Union today announced that they have reached a tentative agreement with management, including settlement of a ULP related to management’s unilateral changing of workers’ health care coverage.

06/05/2023

New York, N.Y. – A long-time advocate for New York’s local news outlets, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today released the following statement in support of Gannett journalists:

06/02/2023

NEW YORK – Insider Union members began an open-ended strike that started at midnight last night after management refused to remedy its outstanding Unfair Labor Practices and reach a fair contract with workers on wages and lower health insurance costs. The members had set a strike deadline of 11:59 p.m. June 1 for the company to reach resolution on their demands. The nearly 300 members of the Insider Union are represented by The NewsGuild of New York.

06/01/2023

Gannett journalists today announced that they would be holding a wave of nationwide strikes starting on June 5, the day of Gannett’s annual shareholder meeting. Hundreds of union journalists in two dozen newsrooms from California to New York are expected to take part to demand that Gannett get serious about reinvesting in local news, in the largest collective action that Gannett employees have taken to date.

05/31/2023

NEW YORK – Insider Union announced today that union members will strike if management does not remedy its outstanding Unfair Labor Practices and reach a fair contract with them by 11:59 pm ET, Thursday, June 1. The workers set the deadline in response to the company’s refusal to undo illegal changes it made to their health care and management’s intransigence in contract negotiations. Members are also demanding a fair resolution to a proposed layoff that would reduce the unionized newsroom by 20 percent. The nearly 300 members of the Insider Union are represented by The NewsGuild of New York.