Writers and staff members of The Guardian US have voted unanimously to join The NewsGuild-CWA. The announcement is the latest in a series of organizing victories for digital news reporters.
Dozens of Guild members at Consumer Reports recently took their lunch hours in the street to protest the layoffs of 11 co-workers in violation of the contract.
In a strong demonstration of solidarity, Guild members at Consumer Reports organized a lunchtime meeting to discuss layoffs.
Guild members make sure New Yorkers knew that Scholastic Magazine management is being very piggy at a fair contract rally outside the company's NYC headquarters.
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July 30, 2015
Writers and staff members of The Guardian US announced Wednesday that they voted 45-0 to join The NewsGuild-CWA, through an expedited election agreed to by The Guardian’s management and staff. The announcement is the latest in a series of organizing victories for digital news reporters.
July 21, 2015
SCHOLASTIC - Guild-represented Scholastic employees received a 2 percent increase in base pay in paychecks that were issued at the end of last week. This was the first check to include the contractual 2 percent raise that took effect on June 15.
July 15, 2015
THOMSON REUTERS - The Guild Bargaining Committee has been trying to get management to agree to offer equal training opportunities to help all members advance their careers. Since management has been emphasizing career development recently, that sounds like something it should be happy to accommodate. But our proposal for “equitable” access to training was met with a blunt rejection at contract talks on Tuesday. Management’s outside counsel said, “‘Equitable’ doesn’t fly our kite.”
July 8, 2015
TIMES - With members working harder than ever, the Guild is even more dedicated to moving its agenda forward as we prepare for the start of contract talks next year. Committees serve an important function in assisting the union and management to deal with issues, big and small, that affect jobs and work environment. Volunteering doesn’t require anything other than an hour or so of your time each month.
July 31, 2015