Thomson Reuters Hit by Unfair Labor Practice Charge
The Guild’s charges to the National Labor Relations Board said Thomson Reuters Corp. (NYSE: TRI, TSX: TRI, LSE: TRIL, Nasdaq: TRIN) violated federal labor law by banning only Newspaper Guild t-shirts and by implementing a dress code without bargaining with the union as required.
“This is the first time in the union’s more than 30 years at Reuters that management has been so rattled as to ban a display of union support,” said Guild President
Just hours before a bargaining session for a new contract the company ordered newsroom staffers not to wear the red Guild t-shirts, if they could be captured by television cameras using the newsrooms in
The New York Newspaper Guild and Thomson Reuters have had three bargaining sessions aimed at agreeing to a new contract to replace the one that is up on
Thomson, a provider of electronic financial, medical and legal data, bought Reuters, which was started by
The New York Guild, Local 31003 of the Communications Workers of America, represents U.S.-based staff in news, photography, television, technical and related workers at the company.
SOURCE Newspaper Guild of