Guild News

General Membership Meeting – Saturday, February 10

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Our Guild’s next General Membership meeting will be held on Saturday, February 10 at 10:00 a.m. in our office in DC. Members can attend in person or by phone.  Our agenda items are important, and will govern how our local spends money. We will consider policies on the use of dues money to pay for […]

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President’s Notebook: Activism, new units dominate WBNG’s Nov. EC Meeting

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The executive council of the Washington-Baltimore News Guild on Tuesday, Nov. 7, voiced unanimous support for members to volunteer on a number of issues, from communications, bargaining, finance and organizing to strategic planning and civil and human rights.  ACTION: The WBNG is planning a major informational picket, featuring the CRUSH FUNK BRASS BAND, from 12:30 pm to […]

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State of the Union, October 2017

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With the ratification of a tentative agreement at The American Prospect expected to take place shortly and the signing of a first contract at the FP Group, the Washington-Baltimore News Guild will have in place 32 collective bargaining agreements with 31 employers. Only two of these WBNG units are working under expired contracts, with Guild-covered […]

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Three New Officers Elected to WBNG Board

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In a ballot count certified Oct. 13, Robert Struckman (AFL-CIO) was elected president, Elise Bryant (At-Large) was elected vice president, and Dave DeJesus (Washington Post) was elected secretary of the Washington-Baltimore News Guild. The election – a re-run of balloting in January – was held following a settlement agreement between the local union and the […]

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