Guild News

The Threat of Alden Global Capital

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The newspaper unions of Tribune Publishing — representing hundreds of employees across the company — are gravely concerned by Tuesday’s news that Alden Global Capital has purchased enough shares to make it the company’s largest shareholder. In an email to staff, Tim Knight, CEO of Tribune Publishing said: “A change of investor, even a large […]

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Southern Poverty Law Center files for union representation

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Staff at the Southern Poverty Law Center — a historic Civil Rights organization advancing social justice through legal, educational and advocacy efforts primarily in the Deep South — are forming a union. A supermajority of employees spanning SPLC’s 11 offices across five states and Washington, D.C., today filed a union election petition […]

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ELECTION ADVISORY

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TO: All Local Presidents, Secretaries, Treasurers and Administrative Officers FROM: Marian Needham, Executive Vice President DATE: Oct. 30, 2019 RE: ELECTION ADVISORY issued by the Sector Election and Referendum Committee (SERC) The Sector Election and Referendum Committee advises locals that federal law prohibits the use of union or employer funds to promote or criticize any […]

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Reminder: Front Page Awards 9/26!

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All are invited to join us in celebrating our Front Page Award Winners at our Awards Ceremony on 9/26/2019.  6:30-8:30 MindSpace 1301 K Street NW Washington, DC 20005 Program Starts at 7 p.m. Please RSVP via EventBrite https://www.eventbrite.com/e/front-page-awards-by-washington-baltimore-new-guild-tickets-70668775209 so we have enough food and beverages. Questions? Please contact Peter Brusoe at PWBrusoe@gmail.com 

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Lambda Legal signs first contract

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On Monday, Lambda Legal announced its inaugural contract! From the unit:    Two years ago, Lambda Legal staff made the decision to unionize after learning firsthand how tenuous non-union employee protections can be. Today, we announce the completion of our inaugural contract.   We are grateful for the support of our colleagues and advice of […]

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2019 Front Page Award Winners

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The Washington-Baltimore News Guild Local 32035 is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Front Page Awards. These awards recognize outstanding contributions in the fields of journalism, photography and artwork published in 2018. Each entry was adjudicated by an outside panel of experts. The honorees will be recognized at a ceremony on September 26, […]

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WBNG Steward Training Opportunity!

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We’re looking for a few good people to help represent our fellow WBNG employees – making sure their colleagues’ voices are heard, getting members the information they need, and enforcing the contract. DATE: SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2019 TIME: 9:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST AND LUNCH PROVIDED LOCATION: 1225 I STREET NW, SUITE 300WASHINGTON, DC […]

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2018 Guild Service Award Winners

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  The Washington-Baltimore News Guild Local 32035 is pleased to announce the 2018 Guild Service Award winners. The Guild Service Awards are as follows: Dan de Souza Memorial Award for Member of the Year; Nadine Grinder Memorial Award for Shop Steward of the Year; Unit Officer of the Year; Organizer of the Year; Bargaining Unit of the Year; Herb Block Award for Community […]

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2018 Front Page Award Winners

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The Washington-Baltimore News Guild Local 32035 of the News Guild is pleased to announce the 2018 Front Page award winners. These awards recognize outstanding contributions in the fields of journalism, photography and artwork published in 2017. Each entry was adjudicated by an outside panel of experts. The honorees will be recognized at a ceremony this […]

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Front Page Awards Announcement – Three $500 Grand Prizes

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Nominations for the annual Washington-Baltimore News Guild Front Page awards are now open. The awards are for work completed in 2018. This year we have the following news categories: Morton Mintz Award for Investigative Reporting or Public Service Reporting Bernie Harrison Memorial Award for Commentary/News Analysis Frank C. Porter Memorial Award for Labor and Business […]

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