Union dues are 1.4% of salary at Boston Globe
"The Boston Newspaper Guild, which reported 732 active members in 2008, reported collecting $605,000 in dues during the 12-month period that ended Sept. 30, according to an annual filing with the U.S. Department of Labor.
- Union dues are 1.4 percent of each
- employee’s salary, according to the report.
- Using dues collections as a guide, the average salary, not including benefits, within the newspaper’s largest union is about $59,000 a year. Job postings in the past year show that
reporters at the Globe can make anywhere from $43,000 to $72,100 a year."
- Boston Business Journal, "NYT's edict to Globe equal to 300 jobs" via Poynter.org/Romenesko