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News Archives 2016

2016 Keenan service award nominations open until May 27

May 9, 2016

LOCAL BULLETIN - The Guild is pleased to announce the opening of nominations for its annual service award, named in honor of the late Tom Keenan. Each year, the Keenan Award recognizes the outstanding contributions of a Guild member. Nominations, which can be made by any member, are open until Friday, May 27 at 6 p.m. EDT.

Why the Verizon strike matters to us and how you can help

May 6, 2016

LOCAL BULLETIN - The Verizon strike matters to us not only because it involves our fellow CWA members, but because it goes to the heart of who we are: middle class workers struggling to stay in a shrinking middle class. Whether you work as a journalist or anything else, there are a few simple things NewsGuild members can do to support our fellow union members.

Scholarship for Guild members at Empire State College

April 11, 2016

LOCAL BULLETIN - Full scholarship applications for union members and their families pursuing degrees at Empire State College of the State University of New York are now being accepted for the 2016-2017 academic year. Students who receive the scholarship will study online through Empire State College’s Center for Distance Learning.

NYGuild Statement on Al Jazeera America Closure

January 13, 2016

AL JAZEERA - In response to AJAM management's announcement that they are shuttering their US operations, New York Guild President Peter Szekely issues a statement.