Strike at WTTW puts politicians on the spot

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Among those who declined to appear on the “2022 Primary Election Voter Guide” was Chicago Alderman Pat Dowell, who’s running to succeed U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush in Congress.

On-air employees and producers at the station, represented by Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, continue to do their jobs under contracts that bar sympathy strikes. A Window to the World Communications spokesperson said: “The company stands ready to return to good faith negotiations with the bargaining team’s representatives as soon as possible.”

Read more—including a closer look at this week’s Nielsen Audio survey, new columnists at the Sun-Times and job changes in Chicago media—at RobertFeder.com.

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March 25, 2022 at 08:22AM

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