Staff at The Real News Network received voluntary recognition from their employer on August 1, 2017. The unit is now working towards a first contract. Unit leaders will be added as soon as they are elected.
The executive council of the Washington-Baltimore News Guild on Tuesday, Nov. 7, voiced unanimous support for members to volunteer on a number of issues, from communications, bargaining, finance and organizing to strategic planning and civil and human rights. ACTION: The WBNG is planning a major informational picket, featuring the CRUSH FUNK BRASS BAND, from 12:30 pm to […]Read more »
With the ratification of a tentative agreement at The American Prospect expected to take place shortly and the signing of a first contract at the FP Group, the Washington-Baltimore News Guild will have in place 32 collective bargaining agreements with 31 employers. Only two of these WBNG units are working under expired contracts, with Guild-covered […]Read more »
Staff of The Real News Network and of the Democratic Socialists of America have received voluntary recognition of the Washington-Baltimore News Guild as their exclusive bargaining representative. The union-seeking workers at the Baltimore-based progressive news organization known as TRNN comprise journalists, studio and information-technology employees, and fundraisers. The organizing effort culminated in an online petition in […]Read more »