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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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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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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DFM Campaign Continues #Aldenexposed

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 […]

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Philly Guild makes pay gap strides, Diane Mastrull awarded top honor. 

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 […]

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Diane Mastrull wins Guild Charles B. Dale Guild Service Award.

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!!

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DFM PRESS RELEASE MAY 3rd DAY OF ACTION

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 […]

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