York Dispatch

The current agreement with the York Dispatch Publishing Company is the second for Dispatch employees since the unit’s was represented by WBNG. Previously represented by the York Newspaper Guild, that local merged with the Washington-Baltimore NewsGuild in 2012.

York Dispatch Workers Win 3 Percent Raise in Three-Year Deal

WBNG-represented workers at the York (Penn.) Dispatch daily newspaper have a new three-year collective bargaining agreement that features an immediate 3 percent raise and a clause assuring that employees on staff under the previous contract will continue to receive free individual medical insurance coverage. The agreement with the York Dispatch Publishing Company is the second for Dispatch employees since […]

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Gannett Acquires Guild-Represented York Daily Papers

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 […]

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Unit Facts - At a Glance

Unit Leadership Chair: Liz Evans
Phone: 717-324-0319


Vice Chair: Mel Barber
Phone: 717-825-8738


Unit Address
Gannet, P.O. Box 1270
Binghamton, NY 13970
Local Staff Representative Cet Parks Contracts & Documents Contract October 7, 2015 - October 6, 2018