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Miami Herald Employees Announce Union Drive

Jerry Iannelli Miami Herald
Herald employees say they plan to organize for better salaries and working conditions — and, in essence, fight back when the company announces its next round of seemingly never-ending cutbacks.

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Los Angeles Times Newsroom, Challenging Tronc, Goes Public With Union Push

Sydney Ember New York Times
Newsroom employees at The Los Angeles Times are trying to form a union, setting up a potential clash with the newspaper’s parent company, Tronc. Cost-cutting measures, including sweeping layoffs, have agitated the staff. Last year, Tronc instituted an abrupt change to the vacation policy that effectively eliminated accrued vacation days, according to several employees interviewed.
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