Seven Seas Staff Launches Effort to Form Union

Staff at independent manga publisher Seven Seas Entertainment have announced plans to seek to form a union in affiliation with the Communications Workers of America. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Seven Seas Voluntarily Recognizes Union

Independent manga publisher Seven Seas Entertainment has agreed to recognize the United Workers of Seven Seas as the union representative of its workers without an election. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Seven Seas Calls for Union Election

Seven Seas Entertainment has alerted the National Labor Relations Board that it has chosen to hold an election among its employees to decide whether the staff will unionize. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-31 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Image Staff Votes to Certify Union

Staff at independent comics and graphic novel publisher Image Comics voted January 6 to certify union representation by a vote of 7-2. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bad Form launches series of workshops to demystify publishing industry

Bad Form is launching a series of free events to demystify the publishing industry for people from Black, Asian and racialised communities. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-24 03:18:13 UTC ]
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Springer Nature staff get day off after 'extraordinary' pandemic effort

Staff at the academic publisher Springer Nature are being given an extra day of holiday on 2nd July to thank them for their "extraordinary efforts" during the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-01 17:57:04 UTC ]
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Insider Journalists Form a Union

Journalists at the site, formerly called Business Insider, joined a unionization wave that has swept digital media companies. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-04-19 15:00:03 UTC ]
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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

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-07-20 16:06:59 UTC ]
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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

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-07-20 16:06:59 UTC ]
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Bad Form Young Writers’ Prize launches with trade support

Bad Form, the quarterly literary review magazine, is launching a new prize for young black, Asian, Arab and other non-white fiction writers based in the UK, with support from across the publishing industry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-14 17:30:53 UTC ]
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The Atlantic Redesigns Across Platforms; Hearst Magazines Editors to Form Union

Two months into life behind a digital paywall, The Atlantic says it sold "record numbers" of subscriptions in both September and October, doubling the amount of sales originally forecast (though it declined to share specific figures). Today, the magazine unveiled what it hopes will be an... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-11-12 19:44:42 UTC ]
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Czech Newspaper Launches Crowdfunded Effort in Book Publishing

The Miami-based Czech news correspondent Jana Ciglerová is the author of the first book to be released in October by the newly established Edice N in Prague. The post Czech Newspaper Launches Crowdfunded Effort in Book Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-31 05:30:45 UTC ]
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The European Union Prize for Literature Launches Its 10th Anniversary Short Fiction Anthology

A trend toward public reading-engagement projects continues, this time as the European Union Prize for Literature's 10th-anniversary short-fiction competition opens for reads and votes on newly created 'European stories.' The post The European Union Prize for Literature Launches Its 10th... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Skyhorse Unionizing Effort Ends in 'No'

An effort to organize Skyhorse Publishing has ended, for now, as pro-union workers at the independent publisher were outvoted in an election to determine whether eligible Skyhorse employees would join Local 2110 of the United Auto Workers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-13 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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California politics updates: Brown launches climate data effort with Bloomberg as cap-and-trade vote looms

Los Angeles-area Rep. Brad Sherman has introduced articles of impeachment against President Trump, making good on a promise to move the process forward.Sherman's move has put him at odds with House Democratic leaders, who have tried to quiet talk of impeachment, hoping instead to focus on the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-07-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'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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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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U.S. Poetry Orgs Form Coalition, Launch Programs on Migration

Twenty U.S.-based nonprofit poetry organizations have formed the Poetry Coalition, a coalition dedicated to promoting the value of poetry in American culture and communities. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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