The Newspaper Guild of Greater Philadelphia

Aetna rebate letter

  Guild members, By now you may have received a letter at your home from Aetna regarding a health insurance premium rebate for year 2016.   This rebate is required by the Affordable Care Act, the health reform law.  The law requires Aetna Health Inc. P.A. to rebate part of the premiums it received if […]

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 […]

Morey’piers and waters discount offers

Guild Members,   The Newspaper Guild has once again partnered with Morey’s Piers & Waterparks in Wildwood, NJ to offer our members a discount off admission prices.   To access your E-Ticket site and purchase tickets, please use the link & log-in ID below: www.moreyspiers.com/corporatepartner   Enter your log-in ID: LOCAL10  2017 Ticket Options & Pricing […]

GUILD CONTRACT PASSES 203-79

In a vote that brought nearly 75% of Newspaper Guild members to the polls, the latest 3-year contract offer passed 203-79. The contract takes effect today. The buyout window is open until May 28 (staying on for up to six months after that will be negotiated between you and your manager). Moving into the Teamsters […]

PMN REMINDER TO VOTE

REMINDER TO VOTE Howard Gensler, Diane Mastrull and Bill Ross will be hosting Q&A sessions at 2 p.m., 3 p.m., 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. today at the Hotel Monaco at 433 Chestnut St. We will be in the Johannesburg Room (South), which is located on the lower level of the hotel. We are urging […]

PMN ratification meetings set.

Next Wednesday, April 5 and Thursday, April 6, Guild members will be asked to vote on a new three-year contract. Bill Ross, Diane Mastrull and Howard Gensler plan to be in Philadelphia Wednesday afternoon from 2:00-6:00 at the Hotel Monaco, 433 Chestnut St., Philadelphia.  Our meeting will be held in the Johannesburg (South) room in […]

GUILD, COMPANY REACH TENTATIVE AGREEMENT.

After a six-hour bargaining session today, the Guild reached a tentative agreement with the Company on a three-year contract. If the agreement is ratified, Guild members’ health coverage would be moved to the Teamsters Vicinity Fund, effective June 1 (or as soon as possible after that.)  Guild members’ health care contributions would remain at current […]