Posts tagged fair deal

    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

    BuzzFeed Union Overwhelmingly Votes in Favor of Strike Authorization

    March 31, 2022 // “People are fucking pissed, this was absolutely the most aggressive union-busting tactic our management has taken in the three years since this union pushed them to even recognize them,” BuzzFeed News Union chair Addy Baird told The Daily Beast.