Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network

The Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN) is a nonprofit dedicated to helping victims of sexual abuse. Employees of RAINN overcame a management anti-union campaign in 2014 and voted 32-6 in favor of representation by the Washington-Baltimore Newspaper Guild.

Almost all of the 45 Guild-covered workers are part-timers who directly counsel sex abuse victims contacting RAINN online through the National Sexual Assault Hotline.

Ratified! We Have a Contract!

In voting completed last week, Guild members unanimously approved a first contract with RAINN that provides guaranteed pay raises, paid vacation, paid sick leave, overnight shift differential, and protection against unjust discipline. All non-probationary employees will get a three percent pay raise effective June 5 (date of ratifica- tion) and another three percent increase next […]

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Progress, but One Major Issue Remains: Fairness

Guild negotiators are continuing to work toward a first collective bargaining agreement with RAINN management that recognizes our dedication — and no longer treats us like second-class citizens. The last real issue is fairness. We don’t think it’s fair that we get less vacation than every other employee of RAINN. Every em- ployee of RAINN […]

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RAINN Workers Vote for Representation by WBNG

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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Unit Facts - At a Glance

Unit Leadership Chair: Kari McDonnell

Unit Address
1220 L Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005-4018
Local Staff Representative Paul Reilly Contracts & Documents Contract June 1, 2015 - May 31, 2017