Guild News

WBNG Members Protest Denial Of Contractually Required Training Opportunity

Nearly a quarter of the 46 members of the Guild-represented Northeast Region Organizing Project were missing from a four-day employer-sponsored workshop in late January. What wasn’t missing was a provision in the Washington-Baltimore News Guild contract stipulating that the American Federation of Teachers has to provide annual training to every member of the NEROP shop. […]

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Lindsay, Lampkin, and Romanov Win WBNG Officer Elections

In a ballot count certified Jan. 30, incumbent Executive Council President Sheila Lindsay was re-elected, incumbent Treasurer Amy Lampkin was voted in as vice president, and Mikhail Romanov was elected as secretary of the Washington-Baltimore News Guild board for 2017-18. American Postal Workers Union unit member Tim Fitzgerald, who had been serving as the local’s […]

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Election Set for Three Positions on WBNG Board

Three of the top four positions on the Washington-Baltimore News Guild’s executive board are being contested in an election that will conclude with a ballot count on Jan. 27. The WBNG membership elects nine members to its Executive Council every two years. These “localwide” positions are the four officers (President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary) […]

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WBNG Wins Representation Vote at Advancement Project

The Washington-Baltimore News Guild has added a 30th shop to the local’s slate of bargaining units. Employees of the Advancement Project on Jan. 10 voted 11-2 in favor of WBNG representation. The civil rights organization that works “on-the-ground… to develop and inspire community-based solutions” has its national headquarters in Washington and an office in Los […]

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Nov. 5 WBNG Membership Meeting Will Feature Board Nominations

The membership of the Washington-Baltimore News Guild elects nine activists to its Executive Council every two years. These “localwide” positions are the four officers: President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary; and five At-Large Delegates. Nominations for the localwide seats on the local board will be taken at the last General Membership meeting of 2016, on […]

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