DMA 88: SPRINGFIELD, IL

Union No Longer Repping WICS Employees

Sinclair Broadcast Group said Thursday that International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union Number 51 is no longer representing Sinclair employees at its ABC affiliate WICS Springfield, Ill. (DMA 88). The union had represented six employees until its contract expired on Nov. 15. “At Sinclair, employees are our most valuable asset. We are pleased that as an […]

DMA 158: WHEELING, WV

WTOV Employees Vote To Decertify IBEW

On Dec. 29, 2016, employees of Sinclair Broadcast Group’s NBC affiliate WTOV Wheeling, W.Va.-Steubenville, Ohio, filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board to decertify the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 246. On Jan. 24, a secret ballot election was held. All employees who voted elected to no longer have representation by […]

Sinclair’s KSNV Employees Opt Out Of IBEW

Sinclair Broadcast Group announced today that on Jan. 9, employees of its NBC affiliate KSNV Las Vegas (DMA 41), filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board to decertify the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 45. On Jan. 15, Sinclair said: “The IBEW unequivocally disclaimed any and all interest in representing the employees […]

CBS Reaches Tentative Contract With IBEW