Recent Unit & Local News
June 18, 2013
KAPLAN - Negotiators for Kaplan's Guild-represented English teachers on Monday proposed a superior health care plan for all employees – full-timers and the 90 percent of the staff considered part time – that would be cheaper than management's plan, not only for teachers but for the company. Management promptly rejected it.
June 14, 2013
LOCAL BULLETIN - Bernice Rohret, the Guild’s membership chair at Time Inc., was named the 2013 winner of the Guild’s Keenan Award from a field of high-quality nominees for her relentless efforts to sign up new members at the unit’s open shop. The award will be presented at the Guild's semi-annual membership meeting on Thursday, June 20 at 6:30 p.m.
May 17, 2013
KAPLAN - Guild negotiators were cautiously optimistic last week when Kaplan International Centers (KIC) management representatives promised to respond to our considerable compromises with reasonable counteroffers. But after management negotiators took a brief caucus all they came back with was more of the same. In fact, some of what they offered didn’t even meet the soon-to-be minimum requirements of the law.
May 10, 2013
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 31 at 6 p.m. EDT.