Consumers Union News Archives
News Archives 2001
November 13, 2001
After a lengthy negotiating session, Guild and CU representatives reached an agreement on a voluntary "buyout" for up to 25 Guild-represented employees.
November 9, 2001
With several issues still left to resolve, the Guild and the Publisher's negotiators made significant progress in negotiating a voluntary buyout program.
November 7, 2001
New York President Barry Lipton updated Guild members about buyout talks with management at a Unit Membership meeting.
October 5, 2001
The Guild-Consumers Union Partnership Committee has failed to reach a common ground on how to equitably distribute the 1% in merit pool funds earmarked for the year 2002.
September 24, 2001
Retiring Unit Chairperson Ed Lopez calls South the "best man for the job", noting that it was Bill's father who organized the CU unit of the N.Y. Guild 50 years ago.
August 30, 2001
In the past, the Publisher has claimed an "unfettered right" to make changes in job descriptions and work assignments. It seems the assertion has resurfaced...