Staff of The Real News Network and of the Democratic Socialists of America have received voluntary recognition of the Washington-Baltimore News Guild as their exclusive bargaining representative. The union-seeking workers at the Baltimore-based progressive news organization known as TRNN comprise journalists, studio and information-technology employees, and fundraisers. The organizing effort culminated in an online petition in […]Read more »
July 18, 2017 - WBNG will be conducting elections for three of the local's four top offices. All updates and information for members can be found at wbng.org/election.
The Guild will be hosting our next joint General Membership and Executive Council meetings on Saturday, September 9th at 10:00 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Guild’s Baltimore Office, located at 806 N. Calvert Street, Baltimore, MD, 21202 Agenda will be distributed once it becomes available. The next joint General Membership and […]Read more »
With the announcements that staff at Raw Story Media, The Real News Network, and the Democratic Socialists of America all have received voluntary recognition of the Guild as their exclusive bargaining representative, the WBNG roster now shows 36 individual shops. Local 32035 is in negotiations over initial contracts with: The FP Group (ForeignPolicy.com), where […]Read more »
Staff of the online publication RawStory.com have petitioned for voluntary recognition from management with the Washington-Baltimore News Guild. Seeking greater workplace protections and clearer policies and guidelines around work responsibilities, seven of 10 staffers that should be eligible for a Guild bargaining unit signed a letter to management that was delivered June 19. A progressive investigative-journalism […]Read more »