Guild News

Guild Unit at Center for Popular Democracy Wins First CBA

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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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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