The Newspaper Guild of Greater Philadelphia

Guild requests early bargaining with PMN

​Guild Executive Director, Bill Ross has sent the company a formal request to begin bargaining early in 2017.   Although this contract ends at the beginning of July, the Guild’s Health & Welfare Fund, which has been subsidizing the company’s insufficient healthcare contribution for years, will run out of money in May or June, depending […]

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Guild-CWA scholarships

​Guild Members, As a member of The Newspaper Guild/CWA, you and your family members are eligible for the following scholarships: David S. Barr Scholarship – deadline 1/31/17.  $1000 high school students, $1500 college students.   Details on www.newsguild.org.  “Resources” on right hand side. Click on David Barr Scholarship.  Download application. PA AFL-CIO Scholarship Essay Contest – […]

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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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