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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette newsroom votes overwhelmingly to strike

Newsroom staffers at the Pulitzer-prize winning paper voted 88-31 in favor of the strike.
By Lucy Perkins/WESA

More newsroom staff take buyouts at Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

According to the Newspaper Guild of Pittsburgh, a union which represents more than 100 employees, most people who took buyouts will be leaving by the end of the week.

By Lucy Perkins/WESA

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Federal lawsuit alleges Post-Gazette violated civil rights laws in treatment of black reporter

According to attorney Sam Cordes, the newspaper’s actions violated the Civil Rights Acts of 1866 and 1964 for retaliating against someone who opposes or protests race discrimination.

By Lucy Perkins/WESA

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette pulls black reporter from protest coverage over ‘objectivity concerns’

“What she did was not confrontational. Anybody with a heart of kindness would look upon that and would smile and think about [the message of the tweet]."
By Lucy Perkins/WESA

Judge assigns mediator to Post-Gazette labor dispute

The dispute began when management announced it would reduce the PGs print circulation to just three days a week.
By Lucy Perkins/WESA

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette staff to begin byline strike Wednesday

They are protesting what they deem a hostile work environment created by newspaper leadership.
By Lucy Perkins/WESA

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette union asks judge to block layoffs

“[The company is] trying to operate on a shoestring at this point.”
By Lucy Perkins/WESA

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette donates Pulitzer money to synagogue

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has donated the monetary award for its Pulitzer Prize to help repair the synagogue where 11 people died in a massacre last year.

By The Associated Press