The Pool 'in crisis talks', with staff awaiting pay

Women’s lifestyle website The Pool is reportedly in crisis talks, with staff yet to receive their January wages. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette tracks uplift in BAME staff numbers but pay gap widens

Hachette UK has published its second ethnicity pay gap report, showing the number of BAME employees at the company has increased but the mean average pay gap between them and their white colleagues has widened. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-06 04:28:27 UTC ]
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Pan Mac announces pay reductions and distribution staff furloughed as sales drop over Covid-19

Higher paid staff at Pan Macmillan have been asked to volunteer for a pay reduction and employees at its distribution arm will be furloughed as the publisher unveiled measures to help “safeguard” its business during the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-03 10:15:37 UTC ]
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Publishing Perspectives Talks: Executive Women on Pay and Bias in the Book Business

Amid what Amazon Publishing's Mikyla Bruder describes as 'the unconscious bias you're confronted with every day,' panelists call for equal pay for women. The post Publishing Perspectives Talks: Executive Women on Pay and Bias in the Book Business appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-18 04:27:59 UTC ]
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Waterstones says it can't pay living wage, as 1,300 authors support staff appeal

Managing director says book chain ‘simply not profitable enough’, as Sally Rooney, Val McDermid and other authors write to protestMore than 1,300 writers including Kerry Hudson, David Nicholls, Sally Rooney, Michael Rosen and Val McDermid have backed a campaign for Waterstones booksellers to be... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette to pay EU staff’s Brexit application costs

Hachette will cover the cost for any employees who are European Union nationals applying for settled and pre-settled status to continue living in the UK after June 2021.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Pool freezes commissions amid journalists' pay row

Lifestyle website The Pool has reportedly frozen commissions and regular columns while it struggles to pay a backlog owed to journalists. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Over 80% of staff concerned about trade’s gender pay gap

An overwhelming 84% of people responding to a Bookseller survey have revealed that they are concerned by their company’s gender pay gap report, with just over half dissatisfied with their firm’s plans to tackle it. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Jewish Identity Crisis: PW Talks to Abigail Pogrebin

Surprised by a study that found that most Jews identify themselves as Jewish culturally rather than religiously, Pogrebin set out observe every holiday in the Jewish calendar. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pay up Rupert Murdoch for an innocent member of your staff

Why the News Corporation chair should fund his former journalist’s legal costsI know it isn’t fashionable to champion former staff members of the News of the World. It was the newspaper where phone hacking took place and the resulting scandal was the reason that Rupert Murdoch closed it down.But... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NME staff told talks have been held on going free

Discussions on magazine’s future form part of wider review of Time Inc UK, also home to Marie Claire and Country LifeNME staff are understood to have been told that discussions have been held with promoters and partners about the prospect of the magazine going free.Following reports on Tuesday... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-02-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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France's publishers pay tribute to Charlie Hebdo staff

The French Publishers Association (Syndicat National de l’Edition, SNE) said in a statement this afternoon that it was “deeply upset” by today's terror attack against publication Charlie Hebdo and “freedom of the press, expression and right to publish, the foundations of democracy.”  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie publisher staff see pay and benefits rise

Staff at independent publishers have seen increases in pay and benefits over the last three years... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-04-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstone's in pay row with 'legacy' staff

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 02/09/2011 - 08:00 Waterstone's has refused 100 of its longest-serving staff a pay rise given to the rest of the company. The bookselling chain wrote to 100 staff on a "legacy contract" last Friday (26th August) informing them that they would... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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CUP publishing staff reject 2% pay increase

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 18/02/2011 - 08:15 Publishing staff at Cambridge University Press (CUP) have voted to reject a pay increase of 2%. The proposed pay increase, which CUP has described as reasonable and in line with other pay settlements, has led the Unite union to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Wants Libraries to Pay (and Pay...and Pay...) for e-Books

Back in 1984, I wrote a book that sold to a lot of libraries. It stayed on the shelves for over a decade. If it had been an ebook published today by HarperCollins, there's a good chance it would have been off those shelves within a year. Or sooner. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2011-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What We Talk About When We Talk About Finance

The world's leading financial scientist and a #1 international best-selling author lays out the importance of mastering money matters. (Sponsored.) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-01 05:00:00 UTC ]
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How low pay and low pay transparency undermine the publishing business

it is impossible for publishing to fulfil its own diversity agenda while continuing to pay low wages to most workers and to maintain its decades-long secrecy over pay and progression Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-11 23:48:14 UTC ]
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Condé Nast pays interns $5.8m to settle low-pay lawsuit

Publishing giant to pay more than 7,000 interns between $700 and $1,900 after lawsuit said some had been paid less than a dollar an hourTell us: how did you get by when working an unpaid internship? Continue reading... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Let’s talk about the best — and newest — science fiction and fantasy story collections

Writings by Brenda Peynado, Elizabeth Hand, Izumi Suzuki, Bruce Sterling and more. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-04-06 13:00:00 UTC ]
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