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12/19/2019

To my friends, supporters and Guild colleagues: After a few weeks of deep reflection and soul-searching, I’m left feeling grateful and honored to have had the opportunity to work with and represent our members at The New York Times for nearly three decades as well as the rank-and-file throughout our local for the past three years as president.

12/13/2019

Editorial employees of NBC News Digital won certification of their union after a vote count at the National Labor Relations Board in Manhattan Friday afternoon. With the winning vote of 90-40, the 150-person staff joins the NewsGuild of New York, TNG-CWA Local 31003. The new bargaining unit includes reporters, video journalists, editors, social media strategists, designers, and editorial staff from nbcnews.com, today.com, StayTuned, msnbc.com, and NBC News Now. NBC management challenged the eligibility of nearly 20 editorial employees to vote in the election.

12/12/2019

Jon Schleuss, a data and graphics reporter at the Los Angeles Times, was elected International President of the NewsGuild-CWA this past Tuesday, defeating 12-year incumbent Bernie Lunzer after running on a platform to reform and modernize North America’s largest labor union for journalists.

12/09/2019

The NewsGuild of New York, CWA Local 31003, with a membership as diverse as our city, seeks an experienced Local Representative with bargaining and mobilizing skills  ready to represent members working in a rapidly changing media industry. Applicants should be ready to hit the ground running to advocate for, communicate with, and organize news industry employees in America’s media capital.

11/25/2019

More than anything else, this election was about who we are as a labor union and how far across the horizon our ambitions may reach. You have reclaimed your Guild as a union that is committed to progressive reform, to leadership accountability and transparency, and to fighting smarter and harder to not just survive in the coming years, but to thrive.

11/22/2019

Challenger Susan DeCarava has been elected president of The NewsGuild of New York, defeating incumbent Grant Glickson (984 to 677), according to votes tallied Friday at the American Arbitration Association office in lower Manhattan. 

11/22/2019

It's election season at The NewsGuild of New York. From now until November, the Guild will be conducting a Local-wide as well as Unit specific elections. From the President of the Local to your Unit Chair, here is the information and rules you should know. 

11/08/2019

The CWA Joe Beirne Foundation will award 16 partial college scholarships of $4,000 each for two years for the 2020-2021 academic year. CWA members, their spouses, children, and grandchildren are eligible for the scholarships, including the dependents of retired, laid-off, or deceased member. 

10/30/2019

For nearly a century, the National Broadcasting Company has played an important role in shaping the media landscape. NBC News has built a devoted television audience, and our digital newsroom has expanded that relationship with high-impact original reporting, exclusive stories, and groundbreaking video journalism.

10/30/2019

Editorial employees of NBC News Digital announced today that an overwhelming majority of its staff have joined the NewsGuild of New York, TNG-CWA Local 31003, the union that represents nearly 3,500 media professionals in the Greater New York City area. The NewsGuild of New York is part of the larger 24,000-member NewsGuild-CWA, which represents news professionals across the U.S. and Canada.