Posts tagged Pittsburgh

    In a nearly unanimous vote, WESA and WYEP workers choose to unionize

    November 21, 2022 // “This is really exciting. We’ve been working on this for many months,” said Marylee Williams, a producer and editor on WESA’s The Confluence. “It just feels like a real validation for the fact that Pittsburgh is a union city. Our media are union shops. And that people that are part of this bargaining unit [...] all want to have more of a hand in the future of our organizations and the longevity of them.”

    Newsroom workers at Pittsburgh Post-Gazette go on strike

    October 21, 2022 // The Newspaper Guild of Pittsburgh, which represents 101 workers, said its members began picketing Tuesday outside the newsroom on the city's North Shore and planned to continue the action Wednesday. Guild members have been working without a contract since 2017 and Monday voted to authorize an unfair labor practice strike against the company. On Oct. 6, workers from unions that are responsible for production, distribution and advertising at the Post-Gazette walked off the job.

    United Steelworkers hold rally for new labor contract

    October 10, 2022 // U.S Steel and its unions are currently fighting over a new labor contract. Typically contracts culminate to four years in length and include things like wage increases amongst other things. The rally held today included steelworkers from many of the mines expressing their grievances.

    Allegheny County 911 Dispatchers Union May Stage A Strike

    March 2, 2022 // Contract negotiations between the SEIU representing the dispatchers and the county appear to be at an impasse, and the dispatchers are holding a vote to authorize a one-day strike on March 12 -— the day of Pittsburgh’s St. Patrick Day Parade.