IATSE Local 600

KGW-TV, union at odds again

Photojournalists and editors say the station’s corporate owner is trying to undo hard-won agreements over staffing and union jurisdiction.

KGW-TV is being sold to a hedge fund … and that could be okay for workers

Media giant Tegna Inc. is being acquired by the New York based hedge fund Standard General for $5.4 billion.

Sinclair bid to buy Tribune collapses after ‘sham’ filing with the FCC

Unions opposed the merger because of the jobs that would be lost and because of Sinclair’s infamous record of replacing local news with national content.

Portland’s KATU-TV will face a union picket

IATSE wants the public to know Sinclair Broadcasting is refusing to commit that KATU will continue to produce local news.

Sinclair merger could lead to TV news layoffs

IATSE warns local TV news will worsen if FCC allows Sinclair takeover.

KGW returns to labor peace

A long-festering union dispute comes to a close as the third union at KGW-TV ratifies a new contract.

At KGW-TV, unions take stand against ‘Uberization’ of news

Meanwhile, in Seattle, City Council takes the unions' side.

Facing Gannett, KGW unions pass a test of unity

Defying a company negotiator, the unions attend each other’s contract negotiating sessions

Unions protest anti-union moves by KGW

Parent company Gannett wants to end union jurisdiction.

KGW unions to demonstrate in Pioneer Square April 25

In contract bargaining, Gannett is proposing to eliminate union jurisdiction.

Gannett pushes an exotic proposal at KGW, KING-TV

Three unions — IATSE, IBEW, and SAG/AFTRA gear up for conflict