Three New Officers Elected to WBNG Board

In a ballot count certified Oct. 13, Robert Struckman (AFL-CIO) was elected president, Elise Bryant (At-Large) was elected vice president, and Dave DeJesus (Washington Post) was elected secretary of the Washington-Baltimore News Guild. The election – a re-run of balloting in January – was held following a settlement agreement between the local union and the […]

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Contract Talks at the Post Head Into Fifth Month

After a series of off-the-record contract talks between Washington Post management and the Guild bargaining team failed to resolve many key issues, negotiators agreed on one thing in early September: It was time to go back to the table.   The two-year contract – the second under Amazon CEO Jeff Bezo, who bought the newspaper […]

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Foreign Policy Unit Wins First Guild Contract

After  nearly a year of collective bargaining, the Washington-Baltimore News Guild and the  Foreign Policy magazine have reached agreement on a two-year contract.  The unit was organized in 2016, when FP editorial workers voted 16 to 1 in favor of Guild representation. Among the highlights of the new agreement are guaranteed raises for everyone, minimum […]

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