Nov. 5 WBNG Membership Meeting Will Feature Board Nominations

The membership of the Washington-Baltimore News Guild elects nine activists to its Executive Council every two years. These “localwide” positions are the four officers: President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary; and five At-Large Delegates. Nominations for the localwide seats on the local board will be taken at the last General Membership meeting of 2016, on […]

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Local 500 SEIU Unit Negotiates Three 3 Percent Pay Hikes

WBNG members at Local 500 SEIU have ratified an agreement that provides 3 percent raises in each year of a three-year agreement that is effective retroactive to July 1. “The new contract includes improvements in health benefits,” said Unit Chair Ed Fortney, “as well as the introduction of successor language and language limiting how long […]

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Tentative Three-Year Agreement Reached at Solidarity Center

Guild bargainers on Sept. 30 wrapped up talks with Solidarity Center management and later announced that a tentative agreement had been reached on a three-year contract to succeed the deal that expired Sept. 25. “The SC and Guild will work on finalizing the new CBA language,” Solidarity Center Unit Chair Rob Pajkovski said in an […]

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