Organizing Update

The Omaha World-Herald

The newsroom staff of The Omaha World-Herald announced their decision to form a union with NewsGuild-CWA to give employees a formal voice in the workplace and preserve outstanding journalism amid financial pressures.

Seventy-five percent of the 95 journalists who work as reporters, copy editors, designers, and photographers in The World-Herald's newsroom signed cards stating their desire to join together in a union.


Virginian-Pilot, Daily Press, Virginia Gazette, Tidewater Review

More than 100 newsroom employees at Tronc-owned publications The Virginian-Pilot, Daily Press, Virginia Gazette, and Tidewater Review in Virginia have won voluntary recognition for their union, which they're calling the Tidewater Media Guild. Issues for the employees include job security, gender and racial diversity, pay equity, and adequate resources to provide quality coverage for their local communities.