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A group of employees at High Country News has filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board to form a labor union. The petition asks for an election to vote on union representation.
Members of our staff had been collecting signatures on union cards, and on Tuesday, Jan. 9, representatives of the Denver Newspaper Guild, a branch of the Communications Workers of America, filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board.
HCN's senior managers and board of directors have stated that they respect employees' right to union representation and are not taking a position on the unionization efforts. They are committed to supporting their employees and working collaboratively.
HCN's senior managers and board of directors are not taking a position on unionization. We respect employees' right to union representation if a majority of employees in the appropriate unit wish to unionize.