Union representatives will press management to increase the pay of workers at Digital First Media newspapers nationwide when wage negotiations resume on October 11 in Philadelphia.
The message will be simple: Our award-winning employees deserve their share of the massive profits that DFM is earning from their work. Most DFM employees only have received one raise in 10 years.
The unions’ joint bargaining committee, which spans 13 bargaining units, notified DFM management on October 3 that it’s now proposing a raise of 4 percent retroactive to July 1, 2018 – effectively scaling back its most recent proposal to resolve wage re-openers for 2017 and 2018.
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