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NewsGuild, Teamsters Urge Gannett Shareholders to Stop Alden Takeover
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NewsGuild, Teamsters Urge Gannett Shareholders to Stop Alden Takeover

WASHINGTON—In a letter released April 11, The NewsGuild-CWA and the Teamsters urged stockholders in the Gannett newspaper chain to vote for the incumbent board of directors to block a hostile takeover by what they called the “vulture hedge fund” Alden Global Capital. The two unions, which represent a total of about 1,300 workers at Gannett…

Latest Buzz: MTA Workers Attacked! Talented Teachers Stifled! Rosy Unemployment Stats Debunked!
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Latest Buzz: MTA Workers Attacked! Talented Teachers Stifled! Rosy Unemployment Stats Debunked!

New York, NY – On this episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz TWU Local 100 President Tony Utano talks about the violent attacks MTA workers are being subjected to in the face of ongoing subway and bus delays; retired New York City public school teacher Camila Saly talks about how the Department of Education’s top-down corporate…

New Buzz: Latest On The Charter Spectrum Strike And More!
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New Buzz: Latest On The Charter Spectrum Strike And More!

New York, NY – On this episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz, we welcome Michael DeVito, progressive candidate for Congress in the 11th District, as well as an outspoken supporter of striking IBEW Local 3 workers at Charter/Spectrum. Sanela Djencic returns to the show to talk about the impact the more than 400-day Charter/Spectrum strike…

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