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 […]
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 […]
Guild members, Please read the bulletin below, & share on social media. We’ve also included the link to Julie Reynold’s story in The Nation that we previously sent to you yesterday. https://www.thenation.com/article/how-many-palm-beach-mansions-does-a-wall-street-tycoon-need/ We are encouraging members to share it on Facebook and Twitter using the following hashtag: #AldenExposed. We’ll be promoting the […]
Guild members, Please read the important update and recap from this year’s Guild – CWA convention. There is a link in the story with our local’s report on the pay gender gap that has existed in the newsrooms, and the work we have done over 16 months to close the gap. Lack of diversity […]
Pittsburgh At the Newspaper Guild bi-annual sector conference, PMN’s long time unit chair person Diane Mastrull was awarded this year’s Charles B. Dale Guild Service Award winner. Selected by her peers across the country. Congratulations Diane!!
NEWS RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE APRIL 28, 2017 CONTACT: BERNIE LUNZER PRESIDENT, THE NEWSGUILD-CWA (202) 434-7175 GUILD WORKERS AT DIGITAL FIRST MEDIA AND GATEHOUSE MEDIA STAND TOGETHER AGAINST PROFITEERING OWNERS ON WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY MAY 3 WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 28, 2017) — A broad coalition of 1,500 unionized news workers will conduct a joint […]
After numerous questions from members about where the Guild bargaining committee stands with regard to the latest contract offer from the Company, we felt the need to clarify our position before this week’s meetings and vote. What we will be voting on this week is the Company’s proposal. It is not an agreement signed off on by […]
Thirteen Guild-CWA bargaining units representing newsroom, advertising, circulation, and production departments at Digital First Media opened joint negotiations for a wage increase Thursday in Denver. Union negotiators proposed a $1 per hour raise for all employees effective July 1. Management offered no proposal, stating that budgeting is under way for the next fiscal year […]