Contact: Jamie Dembeck, VP, Human Resources
IATSE DECERTIFIED AT SINCLAIR STATION, KBOI, IN BOISE, IDAHO
BALTIMORE (May 1, 2017) – – Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) (“Sinclair”) announced today that on March 7, 2017, employees of its station in Boise, ID, KBOI (CBS/CW), filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) to decertify the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (“IATSE”) Local Union 99. On April 5, 2017, a secret ballot election was held. A majority of employees who voted elected to no longer have representation by IATSE. On April 14, KBOI received official notice from the NLRB that it had certified the results of the election and that IATSE is no longer the exclusive representative of the employees in that bargaining unit.