Los Angeles Times Journalists Vote Overwhelmingly to Unionize

HeadlineJan 22, 2018

And journalists at the Los Angeles Times have voted overwhelmingly to unionize. Journalists are demanding equal pay for women and people of color, lower health insurance premiums and better salaries. Shortly after the vote’s results were announced Friday, the newspaper’s parent company announced the L.A. Times’ publisher, Ross Levinsohn, is taking a leave of absence amid an investigation into reports he was a defendant in two sexual harassment lawsuits while working at previous companies—the search engine company AltaVista and Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp.

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