Post-Gazette Strike
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A heated exchange between chairman and CEO of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Allan Block and a union representative is making its rounds on social media Monday. more
Pittsburgh, PA -- [Thursday, Nov. 17] representatives from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and the union for the NewsGuild met for negotiations. In this second meeting of the week, a little progress was made and the federal mediator asked both parties for their next availability to continue discussions. more
Striking workers at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette took their picket line to the street outside the Duquesne Club Friday afternoon. They say Post-Gazette owner John Block was holding a wedding reception inside. The group set up a giant inflatable rat that they say sends a message to the Block family and their guests. more
Workers at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette rallied with supporters on Monday [Nov. 14] prior to a bargaining session with representatives from the Post-Gazette. While the session was scheduled between the Newspaper Guild of Pittsburgh (TNG-CWA Local 38061) and the company, leaders from CWA Locals 14842 and 14827, Teamsters Local 205/211, and Pressmen’s Union GCC/IBT Local 24M/9N attended as members of the Guild bargaining committee, representing the advertising, distribution, and production workers who are also on strike. more
The parties are scheduled to meet again on Dec. 6. According to a brief statement from the paper's marketing director, Allison Latcheran, this was the earliest date the union was next available. more
In an emailed message sent to supporters today, the Newspaper Guild of Pittsburgh wrote: "We’re going to the Block Wedding Reception at 3:30 p.m. this Saturday!" more
Talks continued Thursday between striking Pittsburgh Post-Gazette unions and management, with a third session scheduled next month.  more
For the first time in nearly two years, the owners of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette are meeting the newspaper’s striking workers to negotiate a new union contract. more
Union members from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette are gaining traction in their pursuit of a contract, having been on strike for weeks now. more
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - The Newspaper Guild of Pittsburgh announced that the Post-Gazette has terminated healthcare coverage for its striking newsroom workers. more
More than 100 workers represented by five labor unions at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette are currently on an unfair labor practice strike, including production, distribution, advertising and accounts receivable staff. more
Journalists at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette are demanding fair working conditions and students at local colleges and universities are paying attention. more
Election Day is busy at most news outlets, but some employees of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette are picketing today, still on strike for what they consider unfair labor practices of the newspaper's parent company. Some workers have been off the job since Oct. 6; others since Oct. 18. more
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - There's another wrinkle in the ongoing labor dispute between the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and striking workers at the paper. According to Scott Township Manager Denise … more
Striking CWA members at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette launched a radio ad and video this week urging Post-Gazette readers to drop the newspaper by boycotting the website and canceling their subscriptions. more
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has requested the help of a federal mediator in contract disputes that have resulted in a strike by five unions at the newspaper, the first in decades. more
Workers at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette have been on strike for nearly a month, continuing their fight for fair wages and health care benefits. Supporters turned out Wednesday night at a fundraiser in Allentown in a show of solidarity for the workers. more
On Tuesday, Nov. 1,  the Court of Common Pleas of Butler County issued a permanent injunction enjoining some of the labor unions representing Pittsburgh Post-Gazette employees and their supporters from engaging in violent, threatening and destructive behavior at The  Butler Eagle’s facility in Butler County. more
The strike at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette continues to ripple through the community. The University of Pittsburgh’s student paper, The Pitt News, announced on Oct. 24 that it would no longer print the newspaper with the Butler Eagle after discovering the Eagle was printing the Post-Gazette while its workers were on strike. more
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and The Butler Eagle were forced to seek a preliminary injunction against some of the labor unions representing Post-Gazette employees and some of their supporters who engaged in violent, threatening and destructive behavior.   more
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