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07/23/2019

The Bernhardt Prize is an award of $500 given to an article that furthers the understanding of the history of working people. Articles focused on historical events AND articles about current issues (work, housing, organizing, health, education) that include historical context are both welcome.  The work should be published — in print or online — between August 1, 2018, and August 25, 2019. The deadline for the 2018-2019 contest is August 25, 2019.

07/11/2019

From The New Republic | The biggest threat to the health of the media industry is Silicon Valley. And the antidote might just be organized labor. 

07/02/2019

At a nomination meeting for Wirecutter — which will be held via Zoom on July 23, 2019 — Guild members who have signed a membership card and are in good standing will be nominated to fill several vacant positions.

07/01/2019

Eight delegates—nominated by the Guild’s Executive Committee—and four selected guests from the NewsGuild of New York will be heading to the 77th CWA Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada from July 29-31.

07/01/2019

As we celebrate the birth of our country on Independence Day, it seems appropriate to honor our members for a renewed and strengthened energy in the NewsGuild of New York.

06/20/2019

On June 26, 2019, Stephanie Davis of Consumer Reports, and Leslie Dickstein of TIME Magazine, will be honored with the 2019 Thomas M. Keenan NewsGuild of New York Service Award. This award is presented to Guild members who performed above and beyond in service to the New York Local and best exemplify the ideals of a true labor leader in the spirit of Tom Keenan. The award ceremony will be held during the NewsGuild’s Summer Membership meeting at the union’s headquarters.

06/18/2019

From The New York Times | Expertise in the language of the internet is part of what has made BuzzFeed a digital giant. Now members of the website’s news staff are using their fluency in digital culture to pressure their employer to come to the bargaining table.

06/17/2019

Editorial staffers of BuzzFeed News plan to walk out of their newsroom on Monday at 2 p.m. to demand voluntary recognition of their union, The NewsGuild of New York. The walkout is planned for all four U.S. bureaus of BuzzFeed News — N.Y., D.C., L.A. and S.F.  Employees in New York plan to hold a rally in front of the BuzzFeed office at 111 East 18th Street. They will be joined by NewsGuild of New York members and supporters.

06/11/2019

Today, TIME voluntarily recognized digital editorial staffers who requested to join their print colleagues currently represented by the NewsGuild of New York. A majority of TIME digital employees decided to be represented by the NewsGuild. This recognition reflects the evolution of our editorial team of print and digital employees, which now operates as one group. Guild-represented employees are excited to join together and to help TIME flourish. 

06/10/2019

Morton Bahr is recognized as one of the world's most influential union leaders and especially noted for groundbreaking leadership on worker education issues. He is the labor movement's leading expert on technology and information-based industries. The scholarship, created in the name of Empire State College alumnus Morton Bahr, assists union members and other workers by advancing their educational goals and enhancing educational access through distance learning.