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New York Times Tech Staff to Vote on Unionizing This Month (2)

Jan. 12, 2022, 9:54 PM

New York Times Co. tech workers will vote on joining a union starting this month, a U.S. labor official ordered Wednesday.

Ballots will be mailed to employees Jan. 24 and be due back by Feb. 14, a regional director of the National Labor Relations Board ruled. Around 566 employees, including engineers, analysts, designers and project managers working on the Times’ websites and apps, are eligible to vote on whether to join the Communications Workers of America’s NewsGuild.

Times management has argued for a much smaller election, saying the tech workers’ skills, functions and working conditions are too diverse to be ...