This column by Heywood Broun launched the Newspaper Guild. It was published in the New York World-Telegram on August 7, 1933, as well as in several other Scripps-Howard dailies. In the midst of the Great Depression, the unorganized white- and pink-collar employees of the newspaper industry were having their wages slashed, their hours increased and were being fired in great numbers — all in the name of economy.
Monthly Archive: April 2013
The Detroit Newspaper Guild and 21st CMH Acquisition Company agreed on a contract that was ratified by members March 30.