Dallas Morning News staff votes to unionize newsroom
October 18, 2020
DALLAS (AP) — The staff of the Dallas Morning News voted to unionize Friday, becoming the first newspaper in Texas to do so amid a recent wave of labor organizing at news outlets across the country.
The Dallas News Guild announced that employees of the paper and its Spanish-language sister publication, Al Día, voted 84 to 28 in favor of unionizing. The vote went to the National Labor Relations Board after the papers' parent company, A. H. Belo Corporation, declined to voluntarily recognize the union in July. The board must still certify the vote.
"We're thrilled that our colleagues over...