Guild Petition, Rally Turn Up Heat
After gathering outside the Washington Post building to read some of the nearly 500 names on a petition, a group of about 25 staffers marched inside the D.C., headquarters and upstairs to the publisher’s office to deliver the signatures. The petition stresses that a fair contract provides "a reasonable wage increase [and] a fair pension, one that covers everyone, young and old, newcomers and veterans, including future hires."
May 11 Post Bargaining Bulletin
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D.C. Laborfest/2015 Filmfest
Take part in the month-long celebration of labor arts. Work, workers, and their lives and issues are explored in film, music, art, literature and history throughout May. Unless noted, events are free; click here for the complete line-up.
Guild Takes a Stand Against
The Post's Shameful Stonewall
Despite holding a pension plan that is millions over-funded, Washington Post management continues to insist that it needs to slash retirement benefits. In a trio of four-minute videos, Washington Post Guild members Phil Kennecott, Roxanne Roberts, Joel Achenbach, John Kelly, Emily Chow, Rocky Richardson, Tim Smith, Dave DeJesus, Pleshette Massey, and Harry Hopkins have their say about the company's actions on the pension and other issues at the bargaining table.
May 18 Bargaining Update
Speaking Out A Call to Action
"What Would You Say to Jeff Bezos?"
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The NewsGuild Service Award
The Charles B. Dale Guild Service Award will be presented during the TNG Sector Executive Council meeting in Detroit on June 7. Click here for more information.
(There are nine sectors in the 700,000-member CWA; the NewsGuild has 34,000 members.)