Progress in Post Bargaining –
Mainly on Non-Economic Issues
Although Post management has dropped some of its take-back demands, it is holding to its first and only offer of a 1 percent raise in the first year of a two-year deal, and a lump-sum payment (no raise) in the second year. The Guild contract at Amazon.com found and CEO Jeff Bezos' publishing property expired Oct. 31.
Feb. 12 Bulletin
Post Guild Facebook
WBNG Incumbents Re-Elected
To Top Exec. Council Positions
Local 30235 President Sheila Lindsay, Vice President Tim Fitzgerald, and Treasurer Amy Lampkin were re-elected to their posts in balloting that took place Jan. 27-29.
Vote Counts Swearing-in video
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 gave Guild-covered workers a 2 percent increase Jan. 1, and awards a 1.75 percent hike in 2016. AFP Guild bulletin