Media Matters fighting unionization of their writers! Hahahaha! Media Matters is a sort of $PLC for the mass media, and now they are infighting.
Media Matters employees are furious that their bosses are trying to keep them from unionizing.
A union-organizing committee at the liberal group released a statement Monday slamming their employers for “the unexpected and unexplained path our leadership has taken in response to our efforts to unionize,” adding that “the actions of Media Matters executives have placed employees in the impossible position of continuing to produce content espousing pro-labor values for an employer who is challenging our right to unionize.”
The statement, posted on the website of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 500, reads:
Media Matters employees often write in defense of organized labor, and our work has demonstrated the virtues of organizing through card-check and the perils of being forced through a protracted NLRB election process. It is fitting, then, that we’ve chosen to unionize and attempt to lead our own lives by the principles we regularly advocate…
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