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Sept. 14, 2020 - On Monday night, the Hartford City Council passed a resolution opposing Alden Global Capital and supporting the Hartford Courant Guild’s push for new ownership.

The resolution describes Alden as a "destroyer of newspapers" and asks the hedge fund to cease layoffs and other cuts, to refrain from buying further shares of Tribune Publishing and to consider in good faith any offers that would return The Courant and other Tribune papers to civically minded owners.

Aug. 12, 2020 - Members of the Hartford City Council on Monday introduced a resolution opposing Alden Global Capital and supporting the Hartford Courant Guild’s push for new ownership.
June 30, 2020 - The journalists of the Hartford Courant have launched a campaign to bring ownership of the paper back to the local community.
May 23, 2019 - Our guild not only joined a relatively recent wave of new unionizing efforts within Tribune Publishing, but a storied tradition of New England newspaper unions, and representation by the 86-year-old NewsGuild-CWA.
Feb 28, 2019 - Dear colleagues, When we learned that Tribune Publishing CEO Tim Knight would be visiting our newsroom the day we planned to go public with our union, we welcomed the opportunity to share our reasons for forming the Hartford Courant Guild.
Feb. 15, 2019 - Dear colleagues, Today, the company agreed to voluntarily recognize the Hartford Courant Guild as a joint collective bargaining unit of nearly 60 members of the Hartford Courant and Courant Community.