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Labor relations panel will hear complaint against Sarasota Herald-Tribune

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A Florida-based division of the National Labor Relations Board will hold a hearing on a complaint against the Sarasota Herald-Tribune that the paper’s leadership intimidated and threatened “reprisals” if newsroom employees voted to form a union. The hearing is currently set for Aug. 21 in Tampa. Last September, the newsroom staff of the Herald-Tribune, a GateHouse Media paper, voted to unionize under the NewsGuild-CWA by a vote of 22-16. Among the allegations, the complaint said publisher Patrick Dorsey in August “created an impression among employees that…

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