The Pueblo Chieftain laid off seven union-covered employees July 26, more than 10 percent of the bargaining unit.
Monthly Archive: July 2013
Also: What the newspaper industry can expect in the second half of 2013, a shield law is introduced in the Senate, a union puts a pastor at the bargaining table
It seems the economic recession soured people on both corporations and labor unions, but a recent Pew survey shows people’s impression of both are now more favorable.
Also: The smartest guys in the business are getting out of print, newsroom diversity at an all-time low, NLRB confirmation fight broken down by Chris Hayes, take a ride in the TimesMachine
Included: Newspapers a distant third as main news source, a case study of Denver’s I-News Network, full-time editorial employees at lowest levels since such numbers have been tracked, a top-notch July 4 front page from The Virginian-Pilot
The CEO-to-worker compensation ratio was 20.1-to-1 in 1965 and 29.0-to-1 in 1978, grew to 122.6-to-1 in 1995, peaked at 383.4-to-1 in 2000, and was 272.9-to-1 in 2012.