New York Times Employees Walk Out after Contract Negotiations Stall

Posted on AllSides December 8th, 2022
From The Right
media industry, New York Times, Strike
Brent Buterbaugh

Hundreds of New York Times staff members went on strike on Thursday at midnight after bargaining over enhanced benefits stalled.

“Today we were ready to work for as long as it took to reach a fair deal, but management walked away from the table with five hours to go,” the NYT Guild tweeted Wednesday night. “It’s official: @NYTimesGuild members are walking out for 24 hours on Thursday. We know what we’re worth.”

The union updated that the parties engaged in 12 hours of negotiations, with the journalists convincing management to preserve pensions among its long list of demands....

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