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Capitol Communicator reports more than 700 Washington Post employees plan to walk off the job Dec. 7 for a 24-hour unfair labor practice strike. 

More than 700 Washington Post employees to strike for 24 hours starting midnight on Dec. 7

by | Dec 5, 2023

More than 700 Washington Post employees plan to walk off the job Dec. 7 for a 24-hour unfair labor practice strike.  The Washington Post Guild issued the following about the walk off.

After 18 months of bargaining with Washington Post, Guild workers — including reporters, editors, cartoonists, visual journalists, advertising sales people and circulation drivers — are walking out. Despite a year and a half of efforts, Post management has refused to bargain in good faith for a fair contract that keeps up with inflation and our competition.

During the same time period, because of our previous publisher’s poor business strategy, the company laid off nearly 40 people. Then this fall, they offered “voluntary” buyouts to another 240 staffers. Now The Post has threatened layoffs if they don’t get enough people to leave. Democracy will die in darkness if there are fewer Post employees making the critical journalism that keeps our communities informed and holds our public officials accountable.

Post workers are walking out for 24 hours, because we know there is no Washington Post without us. More than 700 Post employees have pledged to walk off the job at midnight on Dec. 7. The Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) strike will include workers in Washington D.C., San Francisco, New York, other cities across the country and around the globe and will include a public campaign to inform readers about what is at stake at The Washington Post.

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