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Wired’s union threatens to strike
July 1, 2022 // They also want management to recognize staffers that work on the company’s “Gear” product reviews section as part of the union. “While Condé Nast owns our work, it's fair practice to allow writers and creators to share in the bounty when the work they produce is resold to others — and the company has agreed to that principle by giving full-time New Yorker writers a piece of the action when their work is reprinted by others, or sold to filmmakers,” Steven Levy, editor at large at Wired and a contributor there since the magazine's 1993 launch, said in a statement provided to Axios by the union. Amazon Prime Days, Matt Jancer, ”No contract, no clicks” pledge, The New York Times' products review site Wirecutter held a five-day walkout, in an effort to bolster negotiations with management in 2021. The group struck a deal with management weeks later. Miami Herald, Bloomberg Industry Group’s editorial union, BuzzFeed News, Vox Media, Lily Newman
Who is Chris Smalls? What to know about the Amazon labor union organizer
April 13, 2022 // “We had over 20 barbecues, giving out food every single week, every single day, whether it was pizza, chicken, pasta, home-cooked. We all contributed giving out books, literature, giving out free weed because it’s legal,” he said Friday outside the National Labor Relations Board office.