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04/30/2010

LOCAL BULLETIN - With the Guild’s just-completed member survey showing very strong interest in training for digital video editing, a series of intensive three-day sessions – available to Guild members at no charge – will be held from next week through the middle of June.

04/21/2010

LOCAL BULLETIN - The New York Local’s Representative Assembly on Tuesday night nominated two candidates to fill two vacancies on the Executive Committee and also nominated a full slate of delegates and alternates to the up-coming 2010 Newspaper Guild Sector Conference (Convention) and the 2010 Communications Workers of America Convention to be held in Washington, D.C. in July.

04/20/2010

LOCAL BULLETIN - In the next couple of months, the Guild will have an opportunity to offer members intensive three-day training sessions in digital video editing at no cost. But before we do, we need to have some idea of how much interest there is in such training sessions.

04/16/2010

LOCAL BULLETIN - The staff of the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE), which is represented by the Newspaper Guild of New York, ratified a three-year contract on April 9, 2010. The new contract raises WGAE employee’s pay by 2 percent in each of its three years, for the first time establishes minimum pay scales for all job groups and includes a dollar-for-dollar 401(k) match on the first 1 percent of employee earnings that takes effect on March 1, 2012.

Anna Pierdiluca and Bill O'Meara

04/06/2010

LOCAL BULLETIN - Anna Pierdiluca, the 1st vice chair of the Consumers Union unit, has been elected to the Executive Committee, filling one of several vacancies created by a round of retirements at the end of 2009.

03/18/2010

LOCAL BULLETIN - Executive Committee member Ed Fannon has succeeded Art Mulford as local chairperson, the New York Guild’s top elected rank-and-file officer, who presides over all Executive Council and general membership meetings. Along with Fannon, three others were declared elected to the Executive Council at the close of business on March 3.

11/04/2009

LOCAL BULLETIN - Executive Committee member Kathy Wilmore has been elected as the Third Vice President of the New York Guild. At the same time, New York Times Shop Steward Jeffrey Roth was elected to fill the vacant Local Executive Committee seat.

10/22/2009

LOCAL BULLETIN - The New York Guild's Representative Assembly (RA) has named Local Executive Committee member Kathy Wilmore as its candidate for Third Vice President and New York Times Shop Steward Jeffrey Roth as its candidate to fill the vacant Local Executive Committee seat formerly occupied by Newsweek Unit Chairperson Myra Kreiman, who recently left her job.

08/04/2009

LOCAL BULLETIN - With Tribune Co. in bankruptcy, WPIX management came to the bargaining table seeking concessions. But the Guild was still able to achieve some improvements in the new agreement, which runs through December 31, 2012, while beating back the company's giveback demands.

03/25/2009

LOCAL BULLETIN - New York Guild's Representative Assembly nominates slate of delegates and alternates for 2009 Newspaper Guild Sector Conference Communications Workers of America Convention.