The NewsGuild of Greater Philadelphia

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Flu shots under Teamsters Vicinity Fund

BENEFIT INFORMATION REGARDING FLU SHOTS    Guild members, As flu season is approaching, I thought it would be important that you understood how your benefits through the Teamsters Health & Welfare Fund covers flu shots. Flu shots are covered in full but where you have the flu shots will determine whether you must get reimbursed […]

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 […]

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!!

Important message from the Teamsters Health and Welfare Fund. Health Screening

  The WellTeam® Screening Program is again going Full Steam! An Integral Part of the Teamsters Health and Welfare Fund’s Wellness Initiative We care about your health . . .and we want to ensure you have the tools you need to maintain your good health! Since 2004, the Fund has sponsored a Disease Management/Wellness Program […]

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING NEW HEALTH CARE COVERAGE

Guild Members: This is the latest information as we transition into the Teamsters Health & Welfare Vicinity Fund’s health care coverage (Vicinity Plan) on June 1, 2017. The Guild and Company Trustees will continue to meet during the month to try and create cost savings for members who are adversely affected by the transition. Below […]