Front Page News

10/30/2019

From The New York Times | Employees of NBC’s digital news division announced on Wednesday that they intend to form a union representing about 150 workers, saying it would allow them to fight for better job protections as well as publicly criticize NBC News executives without fear of retaliation.

10/29/2019

As a union member, you always have a contract to support you, and through your union, you have a voice in your workplace. 

10/04/2019

The layoff at Sports Illustrated yesterday was one of the most chaotic purges of talented journalists I’ve seen in two decades of my activism with the NewsGuild of New York. The handling of this situation was a complete failure of management — from Meredith to Authentic Brands Group to TheMaven (the various owners of the publication, respectively, over the past two years). As many of you probably saw on Twitter and beyond, the day was a rollercoaster for those journalists at SI. 

10/03/2019

Today we were anticipating a mass layoff at Sports Illustrated. Instead, minutes before scheduled “transition meetings” were set to begin, Meredith management cancelled and hosted an impromptu all-hands gathering, where SI staffers were given no information about their futures.

09/25/2019

Last night at 9:11 p.m., New York Media management informed our members with no prior notice that the company has merged with Vox Media. Our members deserved far greater respect, especially as we are currently actively bargaining for a first contract. While we support any endeavor that protects the future of these publications, our job is to hold management to their word that this merger will only strengthen these publications and the careers of our members. 

 

09/20/2019

The New York Times abruptly shut down the NYT en Español operation on Tuesday. Most of the eight-person team in Mexico City received absolutely no advance notice.

09/18/2019

Workers garnered raises in each year of the contract after a successful #SavetheJersey Campaign.

09/06/2019

It’s officially election season for our union. Not only is our international union (that’s the NewsGuild-CWA) running a re-election for the presidency, but we have our own local elections coming up. Learn more about all three! 

09/03/2019

From Bloomberg | Condé Nast’s New Yorker magazine will hire its subcontracted fact-checkers and editors as direct employees, a change that comes amid ongoing contract negotiations with the magazine’s newly unionized staff.

09/02/2019

Most members will not be effected by the implementation of this max dues increase.