NPR: In Historic Move At Labor-Skeptic ‘Chicago Tribune’, Newsroom Pushes To Form Union

by David Folkenflik

One of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious regional newspapers, The Chicago Tribune, could soon have a unionized staff. On Wednesday morning, journalists from its newsroom informed management that they are preparing to organize and that they have collected signatures from dozens of colleagues.

This is a historic move at a paper that, for decades, had taken a hard-line stance against unions.

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