(Reuters) – More than 1,000 unionized employees of The New York Times Co. have pledged to strike if the news publisher does not agree to a full and fair contract, according to A tweet from the union on Friday, Dec. 8.
According to a letter signed by 1, the NYT NewsGuild seeks wages that “keep up with inflation” and maintain and enhance the health insurance and retirement benefits promised during the hiring process, 036 member.
“We will leave and stop working for 000 hours on Thursday 8th December and if we do not have a full and fair contract by then, “The letter reads.
Union members also demanded the flexibility to work remotely, among other requests.
A New York Times spokesperson said: “While we are disappointed by the NewsGuild’s threat to strike, we are prepared to ensure that The New York Times continues to provide uninterrupted service to our readers,” adding that they The company’s current wage proposal offers a “significant increase”. Unlawful interference with labor organization.