Guild News

Staff at The American Prospect File for Union Election

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Today, staff at The American Prospect, filed for a union representation vote with the Washington-Baltimore News Guild. The Prospect has been a strong, independent and progressive source of journalism for more than 25 years. Making a move to form a union with the Guild will allow all staff at the Prospect to carry out its mission: to advance […]

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Front Page Awards Submissions Deadline Is May 1

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Competition Includes Honors for ‘Guild Service’ by WBNG Members in 2016  “May Day!” “May Day!” No, it’s not a call for emergency aid. It’s a call for you to submit entries to the Washington-Baltimore Newspaper Guild’s Front Page Awards and Guild Service Awards competition. And May Day is the deadline. The Front Page Awards honor the “best of the best” in writing, photography, […]

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WBNG Collective Bargaining Update

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With the staff of the Georgia AFL-CIO having recently signed a three-year agreement, the Washington-Baltimore News Guild now has 30 shops on its roster. The Peach State’s labor federation contract will expire March 30, 2020. In other local action: The 35-member unit at the Center for Popular Democracy, which ratified its first Guild contract the […]

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Guild Unit at Center for Popular Democracy Wins First CBA

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The three-dozen member WBNG unit at the Center for Popular Democracy has its first Guild contract, a three-year agreement ratified Feb. 17 by a unanimous vote. “The CBA includes significant advances for Guild members,” said Local Representative Rick Ehrmann. “There’s a union-shop clause, grievance and arbitration procedures, annual pay-equity evaluations, cost-of-living adjustments, and paid family […]

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April 1 Membership Meeting to Feature Selection of TNG Conference Delegates

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The top agenda item at the next meeting of the Washington-Baltimore News Guild membership will be nominations and an election of delegates to The NewsGuild Sector conference and the Communications Workers of America convention in Pittsburgh in August. The Saturday, April 1 Local 32035 meeting, open to all WBNG members, will begin at 10 a.m. […]

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