Guild News

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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WBNG Green Zone Policy

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Washington-Baltimore News Guild Green Zone (Proposals of Jan. 29, 2005 ) The Washington-Baltimore New Guild, a broad based union of journalists, advertising sales staff, professional staff, administrative and customer service support staff, and technical professionals recognizes the necessity for the Guild to take positions on issues which affect the economic and social well-being of our […]

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