A new unit at the Guild, staff at joined the guild in 2016 and bargained their first contract in October 2017.

State of the Union, October 2017

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 […]

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Foreign Policy Unit Wins First Guild Contract

After  nearly a year of collective bargaining, the Washington-Baltimore News Guild and the  Foreign Policy magazine have reached agreement on a two-year contract.  The unit was organized in 2016, when FP editorial workers voted 16 to 1 in favor of Guild representation. Among the highlights of the new agreement are guaranteed raises for everyone, minimum […]

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Local Updates, Bargaining and Organizing!

With a contract set to expire June 10, the Washington Post Guild unit has established a bargaining committee: Freddy Kunkle (Newsroom chair), David DeJesus (Commercial chair), Pat Jacob, Sarah Mark, Stephen Richardson, Tim Smith, and Tom Jackman (alternate). The current Guild contract at the Post covers more than 850 workers. Rick Ehrmann has been the […]

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Unit Facts - At a Glance

Unit Leadership Unit Chair: Benjamin Soloway
Phone: (203) 644-8684

Vice Chair: Elias Groll
Phone: 714-299-6094

Local Staff Representative Paul Reilly Contracts & Documents Contract October 18, 2017 - October 18, 2019