In Wide-Ranging Forum, Local
Candidates Discuss the Issues
Candidates for the 2015-2016 WBNG Executive Council recently took part
The election for three of the top four positions at Local 32035 has been set for
WBNG's Parent Sector Undergoes Name Change: 'The NewsGuild'
Delegates to The Newspaper Guild Sector Conference have voted to change the name of the union to The NewsGuild.
For more on TNG nomenclature and other highlights of the recent gathering, visit newsguild.org.
AFP Unit Wins 3.8% in Raises
The WBNG shop at Agence France-Presse has reached agreement with the wire service on a two-year contract that gives Guild-covered workers a 2 percent increase Jan. 1, and 1.75 percent more in 2016. AFP Guild bulletin
Radio Free Asia CBA Update
The WBNG unit at Radio Free Asia's collective bargaining agreement expires Jan. 31. The shop's 100 members have been asked to take part in an online survey.
The Post's Latest Proposals ...
... a 1 percent raise the first year, and a second-year lump sum of $800. These offers are conditional on the Guild accepting a variety of take-backs. The contract at the Jeff Bezos (Amazon.com) property expired Oct. 31.
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