The Newspaper Guild of Greater Philadelphia

12 News Guild bargaining units ratify three-year contract with major newspaper chain

​  August 12, 2016 12 News Guild bargaining units ratify three-year contract with major newspaper chain The last of 12 Guild bargaining units nationwide ratified a tentative agreement with Digital First Media Thursday night, culminating a seven-month campaign for the first pay increase in years. Under the new contract, workers will receive an across-the-board raise […]

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Norristown Times Herald, and Pottstown Mercury members ratify 3 year agreements with Digital First Media. 

​Guild members, Tonight our members at the Pottstown Mercury, and Norristown Times Herald unanimously ratified 3 year contracts with Digital First Media.    Congratulations, on your unity. #newsmatters     Bill Ross Executive Director  TNG-CWA Local 38010 Office 215 928-0118 Cell     267 240-8540 bross@local-10.com www.local-10.com

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Trentonian members ratify 3 year agreement with Digital First Media. 

​  Guild members, Last night our members at the Trentonian ratified the three year contract with Digital First Media.  Norristown & Pottstown are voting tonight beginning at 5:15 at The Pottstown Mercury. The Denver Post newsroom & non-newsroom employees, along with Detroit, St. Paul,  Kingston, Northern California, and The Delco Times, have ratified their agreements. […]

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Delaware County Times members ratify 3  year contract with Digital First Media 19-0

​  Guild members,   Last night our members at the Delaware County Times unanimously ratified the three year contract with Digital First Media.    Trentonian is voting tonight.  Norristown & Pottstown are voting tomorrow.    The Denver Post newsroom & non-newsroom employees, along with Detroit & Kingston have ratified their agreements.  Northern California votes today. […]

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Pottstown ratification meeting set August 11, 5:15 pm

​  To: Guild Members at the Pottstown Mercury News:   We have a tentative 3-year contract with DFM.  Read below to learn specifics and vote on Thursday, August 11, 2016. GUILD, DIGITAL FIRST MEDIA REACH 3-YEAR TENTATIVE AGREEMENT ON CONTRACTS COVERING 800+ WORKERS IN 12 BARGAINING UNITS   If ratified, 3 percent pay increase would take […]

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Trentonian ratification meeting set August 10, 5:15 pm

​  To: Guild Members at The Trentonian:   We have a tentative 3-year contract with DFM.  Read below to learn specifics and vote on Wednesday, August 10, 2016. GUILD, DIGITAL FIRST MEDIA REACH 3-YEAR TENTATIVE AGREEMENT ON CONTRACTS COVERING 800+ WORKERS IN 12 BARGAINING UNITS   If ratified, 3 percent pay increase would take effect at […]

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Norristown ratification meeting set, August 11, 5:15 pm

​To: Guild Members at the Norristown Times Herald:   We have a tentative 3-year contract with DFM.  Read below to learn specifics and vote on Thursday, August 11, 2016. GUILD, DIGITAL FIRST MEDIA REACH 3-YEAR TENTATIVE AGREEMENT ON CONTRACTS COVERING 800+ WORKERS IN 12 BARGAINING UNITS   If ratified, 3 percent pay increase would take effect […]

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Delaware County Times ratification meeting set  August 9,  5:15 pm

​To: Guild Members at the Delaware County Times:   We have a tentative 3-year contract with DFM.  Read here to learn specifics and vote on Tuesday, August 9, 2016. GUILD, DIGITAL FIRST MEDIA REACH 3-YEAR TENTATIVE AGREEMENT  ON CONTRACTS COVERING 800+ WORKERS IN 12 BARGAINING UNITS   If ratified, 3 percent pay increase would take […]

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12 GUILD UNITS, DFM REACH TENTATIVE 3 YEAR ACCORD

​DENVER — Leaders of 12 Guild bargaining units reached an unprecedented tentative agreement with Digital First Media today, including the first across-the-board pay increase many DFM workers have seen in years.   The bargaining was conducted during an ongoing revenue squeeze and threats of job cuts throughout the newspaper industry. At DFM, management’s outsourcing of […]

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THE MORE THINGS CHANGE, THE MORE THEY STAY THE SAME

​Over the past few weeks, the Guild has met with the company over a variety of important issues: The upcoming gap in our health care costs which could lead to increases in family coverage of $250/week, the longstanding problem of gender pay inequity and the shameful lack of diversity across the company.   The company’s […]

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