NBC’s Digital Journalists Say They Are Forming a Union
Discontent over how the network handled Ronan Farrow’s reporting on Harvey Weinstein and allegations against Matt Lauer played into their decision.
NBC’s digital employees are unionizing, motivated partly by the network’s reaction to Ronan Farrow’s book and its handling of the Weinstein story and Lauer allegations. Are asking NBC to recognize them voluntarily. With
Dissension at NBC News — rooted in how the network handled Ronan Farrow's reporting on Harvey Weinstein and the accusations against Matt Lauer — contributed to a union drive among digital employees.
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Unions don't just mean better wages and benefits. Workers organize to protect each other from abusive bosses, harassment and discrimination. I stand in solidarity with these employees fighting for a fair workplace on behalf of all workers at NBC.
NBC News chairman Andy Lack has almost entirely disappeared from view around 30 Rock since the Ronan Farrow book came out, leaving employees to wonder what on earth is going on.