Guild News

Radio Free Asia Contract Expires Jan. 31

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Radio Free Asia is a private, nonprofit corporation that broadcasts news and information to listeners in Asian countries where full, accurate, and timely news reports are unavailable. About 130 editors, reporters, technicians and others are protected by a contract that is bargained and enforced by the Washington-Baltimore Newspaper Guild. The WBNG unit was organized at […]

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Guild wins gains in new AFP contract

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Raise of 3.8 percent cumulative over two years, cash bonuses of $1,750 The Guild and AFP on December 17 reached a tentative agreement on a new two-year contract which provides significant improvements following a period of a salary freeze. The contract, subject to ratification, calls for a wage hike of 2.0 percent in January 2015 […]

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2015-2016 WBNG Executive Council Election

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Candidates for President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary were nominated (full story) at the Nov. 1, 2014, WBNG General Membership meeting. Later added to the ballot was VP candidate Evan Yeats, who was nominated by petition submitted to the Guild office. With no other petitions having been submitted, incumbent and At-Large member Mark Gruenberg was […]

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Final General Membership Meeting of 2014

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2014 Schedule Dec. 13: York, Penn. (1 p.m.) The Holiday Celebration Membership Meeting will be held Saturday, Dec. 13 at the Holiday Inn Conference Center (2000 Loucks Road) in York.   (There will be five WBNG General Membership meetings in 2015. Most of the gatherings are held at the WBNG main office, 1100 15th St. […]

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Guild Stalwart Retires

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Many may not know it, but the good salaries, excellent benefits, and job security that Bloomberg BNA employees enjoy are due in no small part to the tireless work of one person — Reza Namdar. For the better part of three decades, when a BNA employee (and yes it was just BNA for most of […]

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