Government Accuses Washington Post Over Labor

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By Patrick 

From the AP:

    A federal labor agency accused the Washington Post on Thursday of failing to negotiate with the newspaper’s union over extra work employees were asked to perform for its radio station.

    In a complaint filed against The Washington Post Co. (nyse: WPO – news – people ), the National Labor Relations Board said the company’s management repeatedly violated labor laws, beginning in 2006, by failing to negotiate in good faith with the Washington-Baltimore Newspaper Guild, which represents more than 1,200 newsroom and commercial employees.

    The complaint against the newspaper, which is scheduled to go before an administrative law judge in September, also charges that employees were not fairly paid for work they contributed to Washington Post Radio, the labor board said in a press release.

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