Guild News

September Membership and Executive Council Meeting

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The Guild will be hosting our next joint General Membership and Executive Council meetings on Saturday, September 9th at 10:00 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Guild’s Baltimore Office, located at 806 N. Calvert Street, Baltimore, MD, 21202 Agenda will be distributed once it becomes available.   The next joint General Membership and […]

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State of the Union

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With the announcements that staff at Raw Story Media, The Real News Network, and the Democratic Socialists of America all have received voluntary recognition of the Guild as their exclusive bargaining representative, the WBNG roster now shows 36 individual shops.    Local 32035 is in negotiations over initial contracts with: The FP Group (ForeignPolicy.com), where […]

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WBNG Adds Two Bargaining Units

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Staff of The Real News Network and of the Democratic Socialists of America have received voluntary recognition of the Washington-Baltimore News Guild as their exclusive bargaining representative. The union-seeking workers at the Baltimore-based progressive news organization known as TRNN comprise journalists, studio and information-technology employees, and fundraisers. The organizing effort culminated in an online petition in […]

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WBNG Unit Organized at Raw Story

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Editorial staff at Raw Story Media, a Washington-based progressive online news organization, have received voluntary recognition of the Washington-Baltimore News Guild as their exclusive bargaining representative. “The group is excited to continue the wave of organizing among journalists across the United States,” Senior Editor David Ferguson and Staff Writer Elizabeth Preza wrote in a July […]

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Baltimore City Paper Joins The Guild

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Baltimore City Paper’s editorial staff has joined the Washington-Baltimore News Guild, the union representing members of the Baltimore Sun, Washington Post and other news organizations. All seven of the paper’s eligible employees joined the union; the editorial staff totals 10 people. Baltimore Sun Media Group, which bought the free alt-weekly in 2014, voluntarily recognized the […]

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