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    HarperCollins workers have spent more than 50 days on strike. Is it working?

    January 24, 2023 // But if the HarperCollins union gets the wages and protections they're asking for, it could set a higher standard for the rest of the publishing industry going forward, even if they're not unionized. It's an uphill climb, though. The striking workers have been without a paycheck for months now, but they're already planning another big rally in February.

    HarperCollins workers are on strike to demand better pay

    November 15, 2022 // It's been a long negotiation process for the approximately 250 union members. This includes people working in publicity, design, marketing and more - all the parts of putting out a book that you usually don't see. Negotiations started in December, and they've been working without a contract since April.

    HarperCollins Union Workers Planning Second Strike in November

    October 20, 2022 // According to Local 2110, the union represents more than 250 employees in editorial, sales, publicity, design, legal, and marketing departments at HarperCollins. Negotiations for "higher pay, a greater commitment to diversifying staff and stronger union protection" began December 2021 and unionized employees have been working without a contract "since April 2022," according to a release from the union. The planned November walkout will be the second authorized strike this year after a one-day strike on July 20 that saw unionized employees picketing in front of the publisher's offices over the continued failure of negotiations.

    Workers at Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art plan one-day strike

    August 22, 2022 // About 100 workers at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA) plan to conduct a one-day strike on Friday, August 19. Nearly all workers (96 percent) supported the action in a recent vote, and they plan to picket in front of the museum during visiting hours. The workers are fighting for a living wage in one of the country’s most expensive states. Will Lehman, Kristy Edmunds, Tenneco,

    HC Union Sets July 20 Strike Date

    July 13, 2022 // The union also said that as part of its negotiations, it will press for more racial and ethnic diversity at the company. “Our members are tired of conversations about diversity and inclusion that leave the company unaccountable,” said Stephanie Guerdan, an associate editor in Children’s Books in a statement. “We need structural change that starts with wages, union security, and policies that actually help marginalized workers thrive in the workplace. The company needs to commit to working with us as a union on these issues on an ongoing basis.” CFO Susan Panuccio, Harper Collins