Guild News

Local Updates, Bargaining and Organizing!

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With a contract set to expire June 10, the Washington Post Guild unit has established a bargaining committee: Freddy Kunkle (Newsroom chair), David DeJesus (Commercial chair), Pat Jacob, Sarah Mark, Stephen Richardson, Tim Smith, and Tom Jackman (alternate). The current Guild contract at the Post covers more than 850 workers. Rick Ehrmann has been the […]

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Number of BBNA Workers Under Guild Jurisdiction to Grow

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Bloomberg-BNA is absorbing the separate Bloomberg Government operation, which will result in 40 additional bargaining-unit employees, putting the number of workers in the  Guild’s jurisdiction at more than 700. About 10 BBNA employees will relocate to BGOV offices on K Street. Meanwhile, in a move affecting about 90 Guild-covered employees, BBNA is moving its Bethesda-based […]

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Jobs with Justice Unit Has New CBA

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The 18-member unit at Jobs with Justice has ratified a two-year contract extension. The agreement, retroactive to Jan. 1, features a wage increase in the first year and a wage reopener in 2018.

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American Prospect Grants Voluntary Recognition to WBNG

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In a letter from the publisher and its top editors, The American Prospect management announced that it is voluntarily recognizing the Washington-Baltimore News Guild as the exclusive bargaining agent for magazine staff. According to WBNG Local Representative Paul Reilly, the Guild unit will have eight members. The staffers had advised management of their filing for […]

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Guild workers at Digital First Media and GateHouse Media stand together against profiteering owners on World Press Freedom Day, May 3

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Today, May 3, on World Press Freedom Day, WBNG stands in solidarity with all of our journalist sisters and brothers at Digital First Media and GateHouse Media, fighting profiteering owners. Join the movement to protect journalism and demand the right to report now. See the press release issues by Bernie Lunzer, President of the NewsGuild-CWA, below. […]

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