Guild News

The Threat of Alden Global Capital

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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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Southern Poverty Law Center files for union representation

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Staff at the Southern Poverty Law Center — a historic Civil Rights organization advancing social justice through legal, educational and advocacy efforts primarily in the Deep South — are forming a union. A supermajority of employees spanning SPLC’s 11 offices across five states and Washington, D.C., today filed a union election petition […]

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ELECTION ADVISORY

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TO: All Local Presidents, Secretaries, Treasurers and Administrative Officers FROM: Marian Needham, Executive Vice President DATE: Oct. 30, 2019 RE: ELECTION ADVISORY issued by the Sector Election and Referendum Committee (SERC) The Sector Election and Referendum Committee advises locals that federal law prohibits the use of union or employer funds to promote or criticize any […]

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Reminder: Front Page Awards 9/26!

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All are invited to join us in celebrating our Front Page Award Winners at our Awards Ceremony on 9/26/2019.  6:30-8:30 MindSpace 1301 K Street NW Washington, DC 20005 Program Starts at 7 p.m. Please RSVP via EventBrite https://www.eventbrite.com/e/front-page-awards-by-washington-baltimore-new-guild-tickets-70668775209 so we have enough food and beverages. Questions? Please contact Peter Brusoe at PWBrusoe@gmail.com 

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Lambda Legal signs first contract

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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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