Bloomberg Law
Aug. 17, 2018, 3:07 PMUpdated: Aug. 17, 2018, 6:09 PM

Washington Post Settles Labor Beef on Bezos Bashing (1)

Hassan A. Kanu
Hassan A. Kanu
Legal Reporter
Andrew Wallender
Andrew Wallender

The Washington Post has settled disputes with newsroom workers over social media policies and the disciplining of a reporter who criticized owner Jeff Bezos, according to sources familiar with the situation.

The agreement is part of a resolution of long-running and sometimes contentious labor contract negotiations over pay and other employment terms for reporters and some commercial staff. The two sides recently reached an agreement on a two-year contract that includes a $15-per-week raise.

The deal settles two unfair labor practice charges that the National Labor Relations Board filed on behalf of the Washington Post Guild.

Reporters may now be ...

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