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Helen Verongos works at The New York Times and is first vice chair of the Times Guild, led by Bill Baker.



At the close of the nominations period for Forbes unit officers which was at 11:59 pm on September 14, 2021, the following individuals were declared elected as there were no other candidates nominated.



On Thursday September 9, 2021 at 6 p.m. Eastern a meeting was held of the Forbes unit for the purpose of nominating unit officers.  The following individuals were nominated.


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


From The Daily Beast:  Staffers at the popular business publication Fortune planned to strike outside the magazine’s first in-person conference in years, ultimately forcing its postponement.



The NewsGuild of New York Supports Properly Negotiated Vaccine Mandates as a Way to Ensure Safe Workplaces and Reduce Community Transmission of COVID-19


This workshop was held on Monday, August 16 as part of a larger conversation across the local about how we as a union can protect one another as the pandemic rages on. 


From Poynter:  The announcement comes just months after three other Gannett newsrooms in the state organized their own union drive.



We have just successfully passed the first dues increase in our union’s 88-year history.