'Bewilderment' among staff as PRH derecognises unions

Penguin Random House has derecognised the National Union of Journalists and Unite for collective bargaining with its management. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH staff offered new union agreement after months of negotiations

Penguin Random House UK has proposed a new collective agreement to London employees with the endorsement of Unite and the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) following 10 months of negotiations. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Redundancy fears as Penguin Random House derecognises staff unions

Workers from Unite and NUJ fear move heralds industrial strife at company that publishes one in four books sold globallyPenguin Random House, the publisher of hits including The Girl on the Train, Fifty Shades of Grey and Jamie Oliver’s cookbooks, has terminated its collective agreement with... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Image Staff Votes to Certify Union

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Image Comics Staff Launches Effort to Unionize

In an unprecedented effort at labor organizing in the comics industry, a group of 10 staffers at Image Comics, a major independent comics publisher, have announced plans to launch a union. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PRH UK sends staff home as government gives new Covid guidance on the workplace

UK staffers at Penguin Random House have already been told they should again work from home if they can, following the step-change in government guidance as coronavirus infection rates rise. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Staff Union, Lifehacker EIC Rebuke G/O Media Over Firing of Travel Writer

The editor-in-chief of Lifehacker and a union representing staffers at the site each blasted parent company G/O Media on Friday over the abrupt firing of the site's travel writer—the latest in a long string of public disputes between management and staff at the one-year-old digital media... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Staff Union, Lifehacker EIC Rebuke G/O Media Over Firing of Travel Writer

The editor-in-chief of Lifehacker and a union representing staffers at the site each blasted parent company G/O Media on Friday for firing the site's travel writer, Imani Bashir, without severance pay after finding that it was unable to continue employing her as a non-U.S. resident. In a... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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PRH UK furloughs staff for 'long-term health' of company

Penguin Random House UK has revealed it is furloughing "some" of its staff across the business, extending to staffers in its London office. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Weldon prepares staff to work from home as PRH UK cancels all events

Penguin Random House UK is expecting all London-based staff to work from home from Tuesday (17th March) and cancelling all events, including bookshop events, Penguin Live, launch parties and "any meetings". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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PRH Gives NYC Staff Ability to Work from Home

Acknowledging that many people in its New York City headquarters may be uncomfortable commuting to its office, PRH US CEO Madeline McIntosh issued a memo saying the any employees who are able to complete their work from home may do so. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Dohle hails 'successful' 2019 for PRH in year end letter to staff

Penguin Random House c.e.o. Markus Dohle has hailed the company's acquisitions and investments and called on the firm to leverage its "unique role in the world as a force for good", in a year end letter to staff.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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PRH staff to start Embassy Gardens move in April 2020

Penguin Random House has confirmed it will begin a staggered move to Embassy Gardens from April 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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PRH Shifts More Staff at Crown, Hogarth

After the recent reorganization of Crown that Penguin Random House unveiled, the company has made some additional changes and promotions in the unit. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PRH plans staff sale of 'Becoming' to empower the Advocacy Academy

Viking will be selling copies of Michelle Obama’s upcoming autobiography, Becoming, to PRH UK staff for £5-apiece on publication day to raise money for the Advocacy Academy. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Germany’s Bertelsmann Reports a Half-Year Decline at PRH; Dohle Messages Staff

'Underlying operating revenue and profit numbers for Penguin Random House in US dollars have been stable year-over-year,' Markus Dohle tells PRH staff, following the half-year report from Bertelsmann. The post Germany’s Bertelsmann Reports a Half-Year Decline at PRH; Dohle Messages Staff... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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PRH to offer staff rental deposit loans

Penguin Random House UK has launched a new, "inclusive" scheme, called Home Sweet Loan, to support its employees with the cost of a deposit of a rental property.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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PRH to resume talks with unions

Penguin Random House has backtracked on its derecognition of the National Union of Journalists and Unite. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Weldon seeks to reassure PRH staff on redundancy terms

Penguin Random House UK c.e.o. Tom Weldon has confirmed to staff that the company’s redundancy terms across its London sites are four weeks’ pay per year of service. The confirmation was given in a note to employees, alongside a Q&A intended to address concerns expressed by staffers over... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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PRH: Weldon and unions battle it out

As the fall-out from Penguin Random House’s derecognition of its unions continues, PRH UK c.e.o. Tom Weldon has written to the company’s staff claiming “factual inaccuracies” in the NUJ and Unite’s version of events. He also urged staffers to be aware of all the implications of the unions’ plan... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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