Reporters, copy editors, photographers, and other newsroom employees at the Daily Progress in Charlottesville, Va., voted to join NewsGuild-CWA on Wednesday in an NLRB election.
"We've spent the last 10 months focused on this goal, and I can't believe we achieved this historic milestone," said Katherine Knott, the K-12 education reporter at the paper and a Blue Ridge NewsGuild organizer. "Today is a great day for local journalism and the Progress."
Reporters, copy editors, photographers, and other newsroom employees at the Daily Progress in Charlottesville, Va., voted to join NewsGuild-CWA in an NLRB election.
NBC News Digital
Approximately 75 percent of employees of NBC News Digital have signed on to a union organizing drive to join the NewsGuild of New York, TNG-CWA Local 31003. In a letter presented by a delegation of staffers Wednesday morning, workers requested voluntary recognition of their union. The bargaining unit would include staffers from nbcnews.com, today.com, StayTuned, Left Field, msnbc.com, and NBC News Now.
"NBC News is home to so many brilliant and talented journalists. We're excited to meet NBC News at the negotiating table to demand the fair and equitable workplace we deserve. The past year has seen a wave of union victories in newsrooms across the country, and we're excited to join them," said Christine Nguyen, Video Producer.