Jun
04
2009

In Crisis, NYT Co. Bleeds Globe Union Members

If you've ever wondered why the New York Times' labor coverage is just so bad, a lot can be learned by looking at the company's treatment of its own workers. Newspaper Guild president Dan Totten has published an open letter (6/3/09) about how the Boston Globe-owning Times has chosen to "behave in a highly challenging situation" and what his union has "learned about New York Times Company management–and its unwillingness to share the pain of overcoming this crisis": Guild members haven't seen a pay raise in four years. And they are well prepared to take a pay cut to help […]