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Carlos Greer / New York Post:
Ex-Shape magazine staffers say they worked 375 unpaid overtime hours on Sweet July magazine, were laid off, and then asked to return as temps for the next issue
Shawn McCreesh / New York Magazine:
BuzzFeed News union announces a walkout today, as shareholders vote on whether to take the company public via SPAC, after two years of negotiations
Bron Maher / Press Gazette:
Meta adds £5.9M over two years and 18 spots trainee spots to its UK Community News Project, whereby it pays for reporters' salaries and training
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