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'We'd Rather Have Raises': New York Times' Lunchbox Perk Backfires Amid Work-From-Home Protest

The company is one of many turning up the heat on in-person work mandates that have so far been unsuccessful.

New York Times Co. headquarters in New York.

New York Times Co. headquarters in New York.

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Hundreds of New York Times Co. employees are working from home this week in defiance of the company’s renewed return-to-office push. 

More than 1,200 people, who are the majority of the journalists and tech workers represented by the NewsGuild of New York, pledged not to return to the office Monday in an effort to get the Times to negotiate over RTO plans, according to the union.