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We are the New York area workplace advocate for people in the news business, and that includes some of the best journalists in the country.

The NewsGuild of New York represents nearly 3,000 employees at New York areabased news organizations, as well as a few non-news organizations.

Since its launch in 1934 by crusading columnist Heywood Broun and others, the Guild has been the voice in the workplace for practitioners of big-city journalism and employees in advertising, circulation and other related areas. It started with newspapers, but today the Guild’s reach extends to workers in all media.

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.
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.

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.
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.

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.

Guild members at Consumer Reports magazine gather outside the company's Yonkers, NY, headquarter on June 17 to discuss ways of responding to the layoffs of about a dozen co-workers.
In a strong demonstration of solidarity, Guild members at Consumer Reports organized a lunchtime meeting to discuss layoffs.

In a strong demonstration of solidarity, Guild members at Consumer Reports organized a lunchtime meeting to discuss layoffs.

Guild members at Scholastic Magazine rallying on February 20 for a fair contract outside the Scholastic store and headquarters in Soho, New York City.
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.
Guild members at Kaplan International Centers and Scholastic Inc. will be joined by others, including a marching band, for a rally in front of facilities of both companies calling for fair contracts for both. Events begin at Kaplan's East Village/Soho school at 623 Broadway where students will joint their teachers for a rally outside the building. - See more at: http://www.nyguild.org/calendar-reader/events/kaplan-scholastic-rally.html#sthash.7OPw8wT6.dpuf

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.

    Local Unit News

    The Guardian US Writers Vote Unanimously to Join The NewsGuild-CWA

    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.

    Guild employees at Scholastic get raise

    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.

    On equitable access to training, Reuters tells Guild: Go fly a kite

    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.”

    Volunteers wanted for New York Times Unit Guild committees

    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.