Wednesday, April 4, 2007

Guild organizes largest remaining Dow Jones non-union editorial group

There's power in numbers. IAPE Local 1096 of TNG-CWA, which represents about 2,000 Dow Jones employees in the United States and Canada, notified Dow Jones on March 30 that it is claiming representation rights on behalf of more than 200 newswire employees at the company's Harborside facility in Jersey City, NJ. The local is currently in contract negotiations. "There's still a lot of work to do in our efforts to win the employees of Dow Jones more money, better benefits, stronger job protections and improved working conditions," said local president Steve Yount, "but with Harborside joining the fight, we're stronger than ever before."
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