A Color Of Change union will help make our vision for racial justice real

Today, a majority of Color Of Change staff are proud to announce we have won voluntary recognition from our management as Color Of Change Union, represented by the Washington-Baltimore News Guild. Color Of Change recently celebrated our 15 year anniversary. In those 15 years, almost every email that we’ve sent out to our members has […]

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2020 Front Page Awards Winners

The Washington-Baltimore News Guild Local 32035 is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 Front Page Awards. These awards recognize outstanding contributions in the fields of journalism, photography, artwork, design and data published or accomplished in 2019. This year’s contest saw a historic number of entries as well as record participation in units from across the […]

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Next General Membership Meeting is Monday, November 30, 2020

The next General Membership Membership  meeting will be on Monday, November 30, 2020 at 7 PM, followed by the Executive Board meeting.  Both meetings will be conducted via Zoom Video Conferencing.  Information to connect to Zoom will be provided by an invite.  Guild Unit Chairs, please encourage your unit members to participate. Any questions can be […]

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Statement on Police Violence Directed at Journalists

June 1, 2020 Shock and dismay cannot begin to describe our reaction to reports we have seen from around the nation showing police directing gratuitous violence at journalists. These reporters, photographers, and producers, were on the scene covering the protests sparked by the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Journalists and others have photographed […]

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The Threat of Alden Global Capital

The newspaper unions of Tribune Publishing — representing hundreds of employees across the company — are gravely concerned by Tuesday’s news that Alden Global Capital has purchased enough shares to make it the company’s largest shareholder. In an email to staff, Tim Knight, CEO of Tribune Publishing said: “A change of investor, even a large […]

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Lambda Legal signs first contract

On Monday, Lambda Legal announced its inaugural contract! From the unit:    Two years ago, Lambda Legal staff made the decision to unionize after learning firsthand how tenuous non-union employee protections can be. Today, we announce the completion of our inaugural contract.   We are grateful for the support of our colleagues and advice of […]

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Capital Gazette staff rally on Labor Day to save local news

Friends and colleagues, The Chesapeake News Guild, representing the unionized staff of the Capital Gazette, invites you to join us and say goodbye to our newsroom, to be closed this year by corporate owner Tribune Publishing. The Capital newspaper has had a presence in Annapolis since the 1800s. But Tribune, a publicly-traded company, which as […]

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