The NewsGuild of Greater Philadelphia

Diane Mastrull 2017 Charles B. Dale Guild Service Award Winner

CHARLES B. DALE GUILD SERVICE AWARD NOMINATION OF DIANE MASTRULL – JULY 19, 2017 a.ward – noun 1. a prize or other mark of recognition given in honor of an achievement Charles B. Dale Guild Service Award – honor 1. awarded to Diane Mastrull, Unit Chairperson, Newspaper Guild of Greater Philadelphia Local-10/CWA 38010 in 2017 […]

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THE DESTRUCTION OF LOCAL NEWS

Cost-slashing hedge fund that owns Philly-area newspapers makes run at Courier-Post, News Journal and more by Bob Fernandez, Updated: January 14, 2019- 10:49 AM Alden Global Capital, a New York hedge fund known for extreme cost-cutting at the newspapers it owns from the Philadelphia suburbs to California, is making a $1.4 billion hostile bid for […]

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Raising Your Voice For Your Value

Reaction has been appropriately angry and appalled to Monday’s bulletin about the Company rejecting the Guild’s request for a pay raise while rewarding the Teamsters with millions of dollars in compensation — including a pension no longer funded for NewsGuild members, and health care for which Teamsters pay NO weekly contribution, unlike NewsGuild members. Many […]

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PAY RAISE?

As we’ve told you in meetings, the NewsGuild’s current contract with the Company, which expires March 30, 2020, contains a clause allowing the union to request a wage reopener midway through the life of the collective bargaining agreement. The NewsGuild made such a request and in October met with the Company, including Publisher Terry Egger, […]

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Guild Membership Meeting November 1, 2018 Officer Nominations 2019

Guild Local Officers Nominations for 2019 (President, 4 Vice Presidents, Secretary & Treasurer) Inquirer/Daily News Unit: Nominations of Officer for 2019 (Unit Chairperson, 2 Vice Chairs) Executive Committee Report PMN Update DFM Update (Delco, Pottstown, Norristown, Trentonian) ROC Update Philaposh Update Old Business New Business ALL MEMBERS ARE URGED TO ATTEND THIS MEETING PIZZA WILL […]

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EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM PROVIDED BY YOUR UNION

GUILD MEMBERS: Your union wants to remind you of an important benefit for NewsGuild members and their families who have activated their Teladoc account. If you needed another reason to activate your Teladoc account, here it is – HealthAdvocate. Members who have activated their Teladoc account will have 24/7 access to Licensed Professional EAP and […]

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DFM Bargaining Update $160 million in profits, just isn’t enough

May 24, 2018 DFM BARGAINING BULLETIN Highly profitable DFM again refuses to offer pay increase PHILADELPHIA — DFM management came to a bargaining session empty-handed today, telling a national coalition of NewsGuild representatives that the company’s hedge fund ownership intends to keep employee pay frozen companywide to help maintain its profits. Alden Global Capital, principal […]

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PNM MEMBERS, YOUR HEALTHCARE IS CHANGING

IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING YOUR HEALTH CARE BENEFITS Guild members, Effective June 1 2018, the Trustees of the Guild Health and Welfare Plan will change our Health Care provider to the Teamsters Local 830 Health and Welfare Plan. We have made this change to save our participants out of pocket expenses and to improve the provision […]

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Ark Republic Storytellers Affiliate as Associate Members.

Ark Republic is “Comprised of Arkitects, a collection of dope and brilliant people involved in a diverse range of industries who narrate, construct and converse in global dialogues and topics,” its website says. The group announced its affiliation with the Guild on March 6th. “Being part of a union continues the tradition of protecting the […]

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Guild General Membership Meeting January 25, 2018

Ice Cream!!! Guild Members, Now that I have your attention, I’d also like just a few minutes of your time Thursday afternoon. I along with 9 other of your colleagues will take the oath of office to serve on the Guild executive board this year. We would be honored to have you with us, since […]

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