There are nearly three dozen Guild-represented workers at the York Daily Record. Previously represented by the York Newspaper Guild, that local merged with the Washington-Baltimore NewsGuild in 2012.
Nearly three dozen Guild-represented workers at the York Daily Reporter/Sunday News have ratified a three-year contract that granted an immediate 1.5 percent wage increase, with another 1.5 percent wage hike set for July 2017. The agreement is the first to be signed under Gannett’s ownership of the south-central Pennsylvania daily. Among other highlights are paid […]Read more »
WBNG has bargained an “Effects Agreement” for the 10 York Daily Record Design Department staffers being laid off because of a Gannett consolidation in which daily layout tasks are being “moved” to Louisville, Ky. The workers produce the daily newspaper and also handle design duties for three other Gannett-owned dailies in south-central Pennsylvania: the Chambersburg Public […]Read more »
Ten WBNG-represented employees of Gannett have been notified that the York Daily Record Design Department is being “moved” to Louisville, Ky. The YDR workers lay out the daily newspaper and also handle design duties for three other Gannett-owned dailies in south-central Pennsylvania: the Chambersburg Public Opinion, the Hanover Sun, and the Lebanon Daily News. About four dozen […]Read more »
The nation’s largest newspaper chain announced June 1 that it was acquiring 11 daily news properties from Digital First Media (DFM), including the WBNG-represented York Daily Record/Sunday News and York Dispatch, which though owned by Gannett, will continue to have an independent publisher. Owner of USA Today – and now 80 other daily newspapers – Gannett […]Read more »
By a vote of 15 to 1, Guild members at the York Daily Record have ratified a two-year contract to replace the agreement that expired nearly nine years ago. WBNG Executive Director Cet Parks said that the bargaining committee and publisher were to sign the contract within a few days of the Aug. 14 ratification […]Read more »