Guild News

WBNG Announces 2013 Guild Service, Front Page Awards

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(July 18, 2014) On Saturday, July 26, WBNG members and friends will gather at St. Ignatius Church (740 N. Calvert St., two blocks from the Sun) in Baltimore to host our annual Guild Service and Front Page Awards, which recognize and honor hard-working union activists and journalists. 2013 Guild Service Awards Member of the Year […]

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President’s Perspective: WBNG Presents 2013 Front Page, Guild Service Awards

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On July 26, WBNG members and friends will gather at St. Ignatius Church (740 N. Calvert St., two blocks from the Sun) in Baltimore to host our annual Front Page and Guild Service awards, which recognize and honor our hard working union activists and journalists. The Guild is recognizing their professional work in Writing, Photography, […]

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RAINN Workers Vote for Representation by WBNG

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Workers at a nonprofit dedicated to helping victims of sexual abuse have acted in overwhelming numbers to help themselves by voting for union representation through the Washington-Baltimore Newspaper Guild. By a 32-6 count, the employees of the Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN) overcame a management campaign against the Guild. Another 17 positions are […]

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Goodbye to a Labor Institution

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Silver Spring college for trade unionists holds final commencement (April 23, 2014) Four decades after a labor studies center formed on 47 sprawling acres near the Beltway, the National Labor College will conduct its final commencement ceremony April 26 at the Silver Spring campus. The institution, affiliated with the AFL-CIO, has fallen on hard financial […]

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National Labor College to Close Down

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Press Associates Union News Service (Nov. 13, 2013) Faced with a continuing tide of red ink, no endowment, and constant turnover at the top, the National Labor College’s board voted Nov. 12 to close the college. No date was set, but the closure is expected soon. “I am deeply saddened to report that yesterday the […]

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