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Today Tronc delivered yet another devastating blow to the media industry. In its decision to lay off 50 percent of The Daily News’ editorial staff, Tronc’s management has sent a dangerous message to the public: journalism doesn’t matter.


The union’s top officers, including Local Chairperson and First Vice President, were up for election. 


The NewsGuild of New York stands with Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who have been unjustly charged with breaching Myanmar’s archaic Official Secrets Act. 


In a nomination meeting at the Roosevelt Institute on June 29, 2018, one Guild member was nominated to fill the open Unit Chair position. 


The Supreme Court’s Janus vs. AFSCME decision is a huge blow to the labor movement and an attack on all workers. The NewsGuild of New York stands with public sector workers and strongly condemns this decision which will undercut the ability of public sector unions to fight for their members.


The NewsGuild of New York is currently holding a contested elections for the vacant seats of the union's Local Chair and First Vice President.


The nomination and election to fill vacancies of Unit Chair, First Vice Chair, Secretary, Second Vice Chair and Third Vice Chair of Forward Unit shall be conducted in accordance with the Bylaws of the NewsGuild of New York and Federal Law. 


In a nomination meeting at The Amsterdam News on June 18, 2018, Guild members were nominated Stephon Johnson to fill the vacant Unit Chair position.