Maine News: Bangor Daily News Voluntarily Recognizes News Staff Union / by Andy O’Brien

Photo Credit: NCM The parent company of the Bangor Daily News agreed last Friday to recognize a new union that will represent more than 30 newsroom members. The unionization effort went public last week, when a group of BDN employees announced its intention to organize as part of the News Guild of Maine, Local 31128 of the Communications WorkersContinue reading “Maine News: Bangor Daily News Voluntarily Recognizes News Staff Union / by Andy O’Brien”

Maine News: Joining wave of organized newsrooms, BDN journalists look to unionize / by Dan Neumann

Photo: Yevgen Romanenko, Getty Images The newsroom staff of the Bangor Daily News and other Bangor Publishing Company newspapers announced on Wednesday that they had shared with management their plans to unionize. Organizers said an overwhelming majority of eligible staff have signed cards declaring their desire to join the News Guild of Maine, Local 31128 of TheContinue reading “Maine News: Joining wave of organized newsrooms, BDN journalists look to unionize / by Dan Neumann”