Major Gains in Deal at Verizon
Nearly 40,000 Verizon workers on strike since April 13 in the mid-Atlantic
and Northeast were celebrating a tentative four-year agreement on May 27. The proposed contract for
the first time includes coverage for workers at wireless retail centers.
Same Old Story at the Post:
Unequal Salaries for Similar Work
The practice of pay discrimination at the Washington Post is the story that just won't go away.
A recently completed analysis shows that women in Guild-covered positions at the news operation average pay
that is 86 percent of that paid to men with similar job descriptions. And white employees
were found to be paid more than their non-white colleagues in 9 of 12 newsroom job titles.
Front Page Awards Entries Due...
June 3 is the deadline for submitting entries to the
Washington-Baltimore Newspaper Guild's Front Page Awards competition
honoring the "best of the best" in conventional and new media created by workers in WBNG-covered units.
The annual celebration of labor and the arts is sponsored by the Metropolitan DC Council AFL-CIO. It runs through May 31.
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