Guild News

NewsGuild turns up heat at Advancement Project

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Photo and story by Chris Garlock Monday’s chilly temperatures were the perfect time to “turn up the heat” at the Advancement Project, where the NewsGuild has been negotiating a contract for nearly a year. “We’re tired of the lack of progress,” said the AP Union Bargaining Committee, which organized two pickets at AP’s board meeting […]

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EC Adopts New Credit Card Policy at May Meeting

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The Executive Council of the Washington-Baltimore News Guild voted unanimously to adopt a new credit card policy at its monthly meeting on May 23.  The policy doesn’t significantly alter the way our two credit cards will be used, because there is no evidence that they’ve been used improperly, but the policy clarifies how our union’s […]

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2018 Front Page Awards

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The Front Page Awards honor the “best of the best” in writing, photography, commentary, graphics and union campaigns, all created by workers in WBNG-covered units. Former workers can enter, too. Check out this handy, printable entry form to entry.

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Member Petition Prompts New Consideration of Special Audit

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Ice and freezing temperatures canceled the union meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 21, and so all business destined for that meeting has been pushed ahead to the General Membership meeting on April 7 at the union office, 1225 I Street NW, Suite 300, and to the Executive Council meeting following it.  One of the main […]

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RFA Workers Worry Over Family Members Arrested in China

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Gulchehra Hoja, who is a Washington-Baltimore News Guild member in the Uygher Service at Radio Free Asia, spoke to her parents on Jan. 31.  The next day, her parents and 18 other relatives were jailed by the Chinese police.  “They were all arrested. It was very scary,” said Hoja’s husband, Arslan Khakiyev, who also works […]

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