The Real News Network

Staff at The Real News Network received voluntary recognition from their employer on August 1, 2017. The unit is now working towards a first contract. Unit leaders will be added as soon as they are elected.

President’s Notebook: Activism, new units dominate WBNG’s Nov. EC Meeting

The executive council of the Washington-Baltimore News Guild on Tuesday, Nov. 7, voiced unanimous support for members to volunteer on a number of issues, from communications, bargaining, finance and organizing to strategic planning and civil and human rights.  ACTION: The WBNG is planning a major informational picket, featuring the CRUSH FUNK BRASS BAND, from 12:30 pm to […]

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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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WBNG Adds Two Bargaining Units

Staff of The Real News Network and of the Democratic Socialists of America have received voluntary recognition of the Washington-Baltimore News Guild as their exclusive bargaining representative. The union-seeking workers at the Baltimore-based progressive news organization known as TRNN comprise journalists, studio and information-technology employees, and fundraisers. The organizing effort culminated in an online petition in […]

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Unit Facts - At a Glance

Local Staff Representative Cet Parks Contracts & Documents Contract August 1, 2019 - September 9, 2021