About the UFCW Guild Unit
The Washington-Baltimore Newspaper Guild is one of three unions representing employees at the Washington, D.C. headquarters of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union. The UFCW represents 1.3 million workers in the retail food, meatpacking, poultry, and other food processing industries, as well as in healthcare, insurance, garment manufacturing and other industries.
The UFCW unit is represented by the Washington-Baltimore Newspaper Guild, Local 32035 of the Communications Workers of America. The unit includes approximately 80 professional and support staff from a variety of Growth, Growth Support, and Administrative departments. The current contract also covers a small number of staff at the UFCW's Harmerville, PA office.
The Guild negotiates the contract between unit staff and the UFCW and, between negotiations, enforces the contract. The UFCW unit is represented by WBNG Executive Director Cet Parks (202-785-3650, x12 or firstname.lastname@example.org).
Unit members are encouraged to contact a unit officer or steward regarding any grievances or disciplinary actions. The Guild can also provide information about benefits and discounts available to Guild members. The current officers of the unit:
|Unit Chair||Andre Roberson||Information Technology Department|
|Vice Chair: Professional Staff||Matt Traldi||Strategic Resources Department|
|Vice Chair: Secretaries||Renee Valastek||Legislative and Political Action Department|
|Unit Secretary||Corey Owens||Communications Department|
|Delegate to TNG-CWA Local 32035||Miranda Nelson||Strategic Resources Department|
The current stewards of the unit are:
|Faye Hubbard||Information Technology Department|
|Amri Joyner||Organizing Department|
|Paul Lechtenberg||Occupational Safety and Health Office|
|Roselyn Moody||Benefits Office|
|Maya O'Connor||Information Technology Department|
|Jay Pascucci||Strategic Resources Department|
|Maura Pond||Communications Department|
|Lori Richards||Communications Department|
|Evan Yeats||Communications Department|