Candidates elected to EC; Membership meeting June 26


Kaplan English teachers vote Guild, despite intense campaign

New York City-based teachers of English as a second language at the Washington Post Co.'s  educational subsidiary, Kaplan Inc., voted for workplace representation by the Guild, becoming the company’s first U.S. employees to unionize. 

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Guild membership meeting

*Contract talks at The Times and Consumer Reports

*Updates on other negotiations & much more …

There's a lot going on in the news business today and it affects everybody who works in it. With Guild members on the front lines of our industry’s upheaval, we’re fighting for the rights and working standards of journalists and all other news professionals.

It's your industry. It's your union. Come to the annual meeting for members of the Newspaper Guild of New York. You’re invited to listen and participate in the discussion. You'll hear reports from Guild President Bill O'Meara about our campaigns for fair contracts at The New York Times, Consumer Reports and elsewhere, Secretary-Treasurer Peter Szekely about how the Guild is faring in these tumultuous times and Local Chairperson Ed Fannon of Standard & Poor's with an overview.

DATE: Tuesday, June 26, 2012

TIME: 6:15 p.m. EST

PLACE: Guild office, 1501 Broadway Suite 708 (between 43rd and 44th Streets), NYC

REFRESHMENTS: Will be provided.


Several candidates elected to Executive Committee

Michael Dempsey of Consumers Union and Oscar Hernandez of El Diario La Prensa have been declared elected to a seat on the Executive Committee after no opposing petitions were filed for the vacant positions before the June 1 deadline.  In addition, Anna Pierdiluca of Consumers Union was declared elected as Chairperson of the Representative Assembly (RA).  Pierdiluca previously served as the RA Vice Chairperson.  

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