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September 19, 2019

Arizona Republic Won't Recognize Union; Stage Set For Employee Vote

Greg Burton, executive editor of the Arizona Republic, refused to recognize a union despite proponents saying they have more than 70% support from employees. Read more.

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September 3, 2019

An Arizona Republic Union Organizer Responds To Exec's Surveillance Accusations

Arizona Republic Guild organizer Rebekah Sanders visited KJZZ's "The Show" to respond to allegations by Republic Executive Editor Greg Burton that employees were surveilled by union organizers. Read more.

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July 26, 2019

Gannett, Gatehouse Announce Monstrous Merger as Republic Talks Union

As yet another rapacious hedge fund considers devouring the Arizona Republic's corporate parent, Gannett, the Rep's journalists, or at least some of them, may be considering the benefits of organized labor. Read more. 

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September 4, 2019

Newsroom staff at Arizona Republic, a Gannett paper, moves to unionize ahead of GateHouse deal

Fear of cuts is spurring the effort to organize. Will other papers follow? Read more.

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August 30, 2019

Arizona Republic Boss Compares Unionizing Staff to 'Crackpots and Criminals'

The top editor of the Arizona Republic accused unionizing employees of surveilling co-workers and compared newsroom organizers to "crackpots and criminals," according to an email obtained by Phoenix New Times. Read more.

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September 3, 2019

Gannett Confiscates Pro-Union Arizona Republic Reporter's Work Phone

A human resources representative for Gannett confiscated the work phone of a reporter involved in a campaign to unionize the Phoenix newsroom, the reporter said on Facebook. Read more.

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August 30, 2019

Arizona Republic Editor Warns Staff To ‘Carefully Consider The Consequences’ Of Unionizing

Greg Burton accused union sympathizers of “surveilling” other journalists, saying that’s something he’d expect of a murderer or child molester. Read more.