New York Times editorial, “The Right to Organize ,” March 6, 2007:
Labor unions have a role to play in helping to fix today’s economic ills — most notably, worsening income inequality, a problem that’s caused in part by unions’ decline and the workers’ resulting lack of bargaining power.
New York Times article, “Times Will Shut Down Its Distribution Subsidiary,” September 8, 2008:
The New York Times Company will shut down in January a subsidiary that distributes newspapers and magazines in the metropolitan area, the company announced Monday.
The move will eliminate the equivalent of 550 full-time jobs and affect the distribution of some 200 publications…[snip]
In its place, The New York Times newspaper will increase its reliance on independent distributors, which are generally nonunion and pay drivers less than City and Suburban drivers.
“Times to Dump 500+ Union Jobs”
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