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06/30/2022

NEW YORK — The staff of Wired, the science and technology magazine owned by Condé Nast and represented by The NewsGuild of New York, announced today that over 97% of the workers are prepared to strike on the two days of Prime Day, July 12th and 13th, if the company refuses to bargain in good faith and reach an agreement with the union before then.

06/24/2022

We encourage our members to respond to this assault on personal freedom and essential health care by doing what we do best: organizing to protect our rights in the workplace.The federal National Labor Relations Act gives most private-sector workers the right to unionize and take collective action, including protecting the right of workers to speak publicly about their working conditions.

06/13/2022

Management doesn’t approach bargaining as a give-or-take and neither should we. We are there to take—and how much we get is dependent on how united and ready for collective action we are. The contract we win is a reflection of the power we build. So let’s have a little fun with management’s schemes by turning their tactics into a game.

05/12/2022

We’re thrilled to invite Guild members across our local to our Spring Membership Meeting on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 6:30 PM EST. Since our last meeting in September, we’ve celebrated some historic wins, welcomed an unprecedented amount of members into our union, and consistently led the way in showing what a fighting, democratic union can do during a time of turmoil and uncertainty. 


This year, we’re honored to have award-winning science journalist and NY Guild member Ed Yong join us as our Keynote Speaker,

05/09/2022

NEW YORK — The TIME Union announces plans for a one-day strike as their bargaining committee heads back into negotiations today. Members have signed on to a letter to management this morning announcing their plan to walkout on May 23rd, when the magazine releases its highly-anticipated annual TIME100, if a contract agreement is not reached by then.

05/06/2022

NEW YORK — Today, the Buzzfeed News Union voted unanimously to ratify their first union contract with the company. This past March, over 91% of the unit voted in favor of a strike amidst announcement of proposed cuts at the company. Throughout the bargaining process, members have engaged in collective, concerted, and escalating actions to move management toward a more just and serious bargaining process, including a one day walkout last December. 

04/15/2022

The nomination and election to fill four vacancies in the position of Executive Committee Vice Chair shall be conducted in accordance with the Bylaws of the NewsGuild of New York, Federal Law, the TNG Constitution, the CWA Constitution,  and these rules adopted by the Local Election Committee on April 15, 2022.

 

04/12/2022

NEW YORK - The Consumer Reports Guild, which represents over 250 workers at Consumer Reports Magazine and consumerreports.org, voted overwhelmingly to ratify their contract 192 to 4. The contract includes up to 12 weeks of parental leave at full pay, a $3k ratification bonus, and strong DEI policies. 

04/05/2022

The Guild has exciting workshops and panels planned for the Spring season including effective meeting facilitation, assembling your dream team, moving your co-workers into action, and labor law 101.