Guild News

Member Petition Prompts New Consideration of Special Audit

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Ice and freezing temperatures canceled the union meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 21, and so all business destined for that meeting has been pushed ahead to the General Membership meeting on April 7 at the union office, 1225 I Street NW, Suite 300, and to the Executive Council meeting following it.  One of the main […]

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RFA Workers Worry Over Family Members Arrested in China

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Gulchehra Hoja, who is a Washington-Baltimore News Guild member in the Uygher Service at Radio Free Asia, spoke to her parents on Jan. 31.  The next day, her parents and 18 other relatives were jailed by the Chinese police.  “They were all arrested. It was very scary,” said Hoja’s husband, Arslan Khakiyev, who also works […]

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Auditor to Speak at Membership Meeting

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Bill Monroe of the CPA firm Haley and Associates will be on hand to answer questions and discuss financial governance and related issues of the Washington-Baltimore News Guild at our upcoming Executive Council meeting on April 7 at 10 am at the union office in Suite 300 at 1225 I Street NW in Washington.  As […]

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General Membership Meeting – Saturday, February 10

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Our Guild’s next General Membership meeting will be held on Saturday, February 10 at 10:00 a.m. in our office in DC. Members can attend in person or by phone.  Our agenda items are important, and will govern how our local spends money. We will consider policies on the use of dues money to pay for […]

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President’s Notebook: Activism, new units dominate WBNG’s Nov. EC Meeting

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The executive council of the Washington-Baltimore News Guild on Tuesday, Nov. 7, voiced unanimous support for members to volunteer on a number of issues, from communications, bargaining, finance and organizing to strategic planning and civil and human rights.  ACTION: The WBNG is planning a major informational picket, featuring the CRUSH FUNK BRASS BAND, from 12:30 pm to […]

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