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04/15/2021

From The New York Post | About 70 editorial workers at three Ziff-Davis publications — Mashable, PC Mag and Ask Men — are staging a 24-hour strike amid complaints of “paltry wages." 

 

04/15/2021

From Adweek | Ziff Davis voluntarily recognized the ZDCG more than two years ago, but since then the two parties have been unable to reach a contract that establishes the $65,000 salary floor that the ZDCG has asked for. The guild represents the editorial staffs of four publications: Mashable, PC Mag, Ask Men, and Geek.

04/13/2021

From CNN | Opinion by Ben Harnett and Kathy Zhang: "Today, more than 650 tech workers at The New York Times are proud to announce that we have formed a union. With this collective action, we follow in the footsteps of our editorial colleagues, of every tech worker who has begun to organize and of so many other laborers worldwide. The work of building a union has already paid off by bolstering our solidarity, breaking down silos and making us better at our jobs." 

04/13/2021

From KQED | Thirty years ago, The New York Times did not have a website. Now, the company employs more than 700 tech workers, almost half its number of journalists. On Tuesday, those tech workers announced they want to form a union.

04/13/2021

The New York Times has been one of the most important institutions in American journalism for nearly 170 years. We are a group of employees who build its products, inclusive of engineering, data, design, product and project management.

04/13/2021

From The New York Times | Tech workers at The New York Times announced on Tuesday that they had formed a union and would ask the company to recognize it.

04/13/2021

This morning, a majority of over 650 tech workers at The New York Times announced that they have formed a union and are seeking voluntary recognition from the company. More than 1,300 editorial and business staff at the Times are already represented by The NewsGuild of New York.

03/31/2021

From Strikewave | Last week, union members at the New Yorker, Pitchfork, and Ars Technica voted to authorize a strike, with 98 percent of members voting in favor across the three units. All three units are bargaining their first contracts and have hit similar obstacles with their parent company, media giant Conde Nast. The core issue, of course, is the money: a livable wage, a decent salary floor, and annual raises that keep up with the cost of living in New York City.

03/30/2021

From Poynter | One day after announcing that 98% of their members had voted to authorize a strike, workers and supporters of the New Yorker Union, Pitchfork Union and Ars Technica Union gathered outside Condé Nast’s headquarters at One World Trade Center for a rally.

03/26/2021

On Thursday, we were notified via email that TNR planned to relocate the “majority” of its editorial staffers from New York City to Washington D.C. Simultaneously, a New York Times article announcing this shift appeared.