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12/29/2015

LOCAL BULLETIN - While attending church on Christmas Day, Guild member Robert Janiec of WPIX-TV and his family lost their home to a fire that also claimed the life of their pet dog. Guild members and others who wish to donate to a fund that has been set up to help the family temporarily relocate may do so by CLICKING HERE.

11/30/2015

LOCAL BULLETIN - The list of on-the-job hazards for reporters got a little longer last week. Besides death, kidnapping, arrest, lawsuits and subpoenas to worry about, journalists now risk having Donald Trump make fun of their physical disabilities.  Even more disturbing is Trump's claim that he didn't do what we saw him do. Journalists need to hold Trump and others accountable to the truth.

11/06/2015

AL JAZEERA - On Monday, November 9th Guild members at Al Jazeera America Digital will be able to nominate officers for their Unit Council at one of two meetings scheduled that day at the Guild office at 43rd Street.

10/13/2015

AL JAZEERA - Guild members meet to discuss the next steps toward getting a first contract after last week's union election victory.

10/06/2015

AL JAZEERA - UPDATE: Management at the first digital media outlet to force a government-supervised election instead of voluntarily recognizing the union, has stated they will no longer oppose the inclusion of nine news editors in the newly-formed unit. NewsGuild president Peter Szekely responds.

09/14/2015

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.

09/03/2015

AL JAZEERA - An overwhelming majority of the digital newsroom of Al Jazeera America has signed onto the effort to unionize with The NewsGuild of New York. The group has called on AJAM’s management to voluntarily recognize their union. They are still awaiting a formal response from the company.

08/18/2015

LOCAL BULLETIN - Join your fellow members of The NewsGuild of New York, together with members of 300 local unions representing 1.3 million workers from every trade and occupation in the New York economy, as we proudly march up Fifth Avenue in the 2015 New York City Labor Day Parade.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015
Time: Gather at 10:30 a.m., step off at 11:30 a.m.
Place: NY NewsGuild members gather on West 45th Street at Fifth Avenue

08/07/2015

LOCAL BULLETIN - NewsGuild of New York President Bill O'Meara announced  this week that he will retire on Aug. 31 “for health and personal reasons,” after 27 years working at the Local, including the last eight years as its leader. O'Meara will be succeeded for the remaining 16 months of his three-year term by the Local's No. 2 officer, Secretary-Treasurer Peter Szekely.

07/30/2015

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.