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NY Times staffers mull strike as management
balks at salary demands

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Posted By: BamaMan, 9/27/2022 9:35:34 AM

Staffers at the New York Times are openly discussing the possibility of a work stoppage as talks with management have reportedly hit an impasse over the union’s demands for a salary hike. The guild representing journalists at the newspaper also wants management to commit to an 8% annual salary increase year-over-year for a period of four years. But management has countered with a significantly smaller hike — a 4% increase for the first year followed by a 2% boost for the following two years, according to Insider.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 9/27/2022 9:44:01 AM (No. 1288910)
Hopefully they strike indefinitely forcing the NY Times into bankruptcy and out of business. Unions have a history of doing stuff like that.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Quigley 9/27/2022 9:45:41 AM (No. 1288913)
But wouldn’t a work stoppage be a stoppage of them saving the planet? Don’t they care about the planet? Right now it’s the only one we have, ya know.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: john56 9/27/2022 9:46:45 AM (No. 1288915)
Normally, I don't favor strikes. But I sure hope this is a long one. Maybe we can find some of those old union enforcers to rough up the scabs. Nah, that wouldn't work. Those guys gotta be in their 80s now and would only be able to shove them with their walkers.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Californian 9/27/2022 9:47:10 AM (No. 1288916)
The NYT staffers want raises to counter the effects of the inflation and bad economy they push everyday.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Are You Serious 9/27/2022 9:49:01 AM (No. 1288918)
But if they lose their jobs at the NY Times, can they still be objective reports at Pravda ?
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Reply 6 - Posted by: mobyclik 9/27/2022 9:49:04 AM (No. 1288919)
Frankly, I don't think I would even notice...or care if they went on a strike. It'll save some trees, anyways.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Mushroom 9/27/2022 10:16:49 AM (No. 1288961)
To quote a fav book of mine, "Who would that inconvenience ?" -HHGTTG
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Rumblehog 9/27/2022 10:24:15 AM (No. 1288969)
Please, do us all a favor and go out on a very long contentious strike.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: DW626 9/27/2022 10:28:48 AM (No. 1288976)
Don’t mull over it. Do it!!
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Reply 10 - Posted by: cold porridge 9/27/2022 10:31:45 AM (No. 1288980)
I think they should just shut the whole place down permanently.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Frederic F. Frew 9/27/2022 10:42:02 AM (No. 1288992)
Let's all go to New York and gather at the Times building and yell up to them, "Jump!"
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Reply 12 - Posted by: jhpeters2 9/27/2022 10:48:21 AM (No. 1289003)
This "strike" will be the impetus to use tax dollars to bail out typists at bird cage liner factories. Think it won't happen? Think again.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Jesuslover54 9/27/2022 10:48:23 AM (No. 1289004)
Who would notice?
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Reply 14 - Posted by: TLCary 9/27/2022 10:51:43 AM (No. 1289009)
How many staffers can it possibly take to copy/paste content from the DNC?
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Dino Sayer 9/27/2022 11:08:47 AM (No. 1289026)
Please go on strike. Even a few weeks without your lies would be a relief. And who knows, maybe you’ll spin a couple times around the digital drain and disappear on the ash heap of history to muted applause!
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Reply 16 - Posted by: cor-vet 9/27/2022 11:15:27 AM (No. 1289032)
So, lying costs more in the Morons economy?
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Vaquero45 9/27/2022 11:24:38 AM (No. 1289040)
I don’t understand. They talk about this like it’s a bad thing.....
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Reply 18 - Posted by: JimBob 9/27/2022 12:29:26 PM (No. 1289102)
So if The Slymes shuts down, who are the CIA (or is it the FIB -er, the FBI- going to leak their propaganda to? Anyway, this is the BEST news I have read in a while!
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Reply 19 - Posted by: red1066 9/27/2022 12:57:07 PM (No. 1289131)
No work, no paper. Look at all the trees they will be saving.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 9/27/2022 8:14:40 PM (No. 1289514)
Apparently these NYT employees don't know that employment is not an entitlement. If you don't like your employer, the quickest, most expedient, most effective remedy is to find another employer.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: MickTurn 9/27/2022 9:50:37 PM (No. 1289603)
GO FOR THE Slimes might not get a penny more but you can have vengeance!!
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Reply 22 - Posted by: mifla 9/28/2022 11:20:06 AM (No. 1290082)
Their readership is shrinking and the employees want more money. By all means, strike.
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