The Newspaper Guild of Greater Philadelphia

Trentonian members ratify contract.

March 4, 2013billrossGuild News, JRC

Guild represented members at the Trentonain in Trenton New Jersey, ratified an initial 2 year agreement with 21stCMH this evening.

Norristown Times Herald and Pottstown Mercury ratify contracts.

March 3, 2013billrossGuild News, JRC

Board members, In a good day for our local, and our members, Norristown members today at noon, ratified the initial cba with 21st CMH 16-0. Later in the day at 5:30 our Pottstown members voted 40-0 to ratify their agreement. Again, I’d like thank all our unit officers, and Carol Rothman for attending both meetings [...]

Delaware County Times contract ratified

February 27, 2013billrossGuild News, JRC

Guild members, This evening your co-workers voted 47-15 to ratify an initial contract with 21st CMH, the new owners of the bankrupt Journal Register Company. Highlights of the 2 year contract after the sale closes in April include, No reduction of pay over the 2 year term. No involuntary layoffs for the first year, except [...]

JRC Tentative Agreements reached at 4 papers.

January 26, 2013billrossGuild News, JRC

Guild JRC members,   You will be receiving a WARN notice from JRC, which is required by law. DO NOT panic. All of our members will be rehired by 21st CMH the potential buyer of JRC. We have tentative new contracts that over the next 4 weeks we will be meeting to ratify. As I [...]

Restaraunt Opportunities Center Guild members, ratify initial 2 year contract.

I’m happy to announce that after bargaining a fair initial collective bargaining contract with Restaurant Opportunities Center, our members last night, unanimously voted and approved the contract. We reached a 2 year contract with across the board increases in both years of the agreement, of 3 percent. Paid sick time, personal time, and vacations for [...]

JRC Chapter 11 part 2

September 15, 2012billrossGuild News, JRC

NEWSGUILD NAMED CO-CHAIR OF JRC CREDITORS’ COMMITTEE Staff September 14, 2012 NewsGuild-CWA NewsGuild-CWA was named one of five members, and co-chair, of the creditors’ committee as the Journal Register Company bankruptcy proceeded Thursday with an initial hearing in New York City. The Guild is represented on the committee by Philadelphia Newspaper Guild Executive Director Bill [...]

Partnership with National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians (NABET)

March 7, 2011billrossGuild News

Dear Guild member, We are pleased to announce that today, in a partnership with the National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians (NABET), our sister union in the Communications Workers of America, and Philadelphia Media Network, 16 Guild members will be trained to use Final Cut Pro for digital video editing. The reporters and photographers [...]

Congratulations To The 2011 Guild Executive Board & Ra Delegates

January 20, 2011billrossGuild News

2011 GUILD EXECUTIVE BOARD DAN GROSS             President                    DIANE MASTRULL    Inq/DN  Unit Chai  CINDY BURTON        1st VP                        REGINA MEDINA        Inq/DN  1st Vice Chair   FRANK PUCCI           2nd VP                       DIANE AGOSTINI       Inq/DN  2nd Vice Chair   MAGGIE O’BRIEN     3rd VP                       JIM MORAN Consolidated Unit Chair   ERIC CHURN            4th VP                         ANTHONY SAN FILIPPO   Delco Unit Chair   MELANIE BURNEY   [...]

Happy Labor Day!

September 1, 2010billrossGuild News

Members that show up to the parade on Monday can look for Guild office manager Rita Dooling for food passes, and Guild t-shirts. Parade starts at 9a.m. at the Sheet Metal Workers Union Hall at 1301 South Columbus Blvd.

Contract Ratified 287-38

August 24, 2010billrossGuild News

Dear Guild member, The Guild contract with PN Purchaser Co., L.L.C. was ratified tonight by a vote of 287 in support of the agreement and 38 in opposition. The results were certified by Election Chairperson Rita Dooling. We thank the membership for a strong turnout and for voting overwhelmingly in support of a contract that [...]