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Politico Employees Seek Union Vote, Claiming 80% Support (2)

Oct. 29, 2021, 11:26 AM

Journalists at Politicoare petitioning the U.S. government for a vote on unionizing, days after they were acquired by German publishing giant Axel Springer SE.

More than 80% of the roughly 250 eligible U.S. employees at Politico and sibling publication E&E News have signed up with the NewsGuild, according to the union, an affiliate of the Communications Workers of America.

On Friday employees are sending a letter to management requesting the company recognize the new Politico and E&E News Guild, called PEN Guild, while also filing for a National Labor Relations Board election in case that request is ...

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