The Newspaper Guild of Greater Philadelphia

Which Join Form Should You Complete?

Join Us – Sign Up Form: This form is to be completed by individuals who are current employees of an organization and want their work unit to be represented by a union.

Membership Form: This form is completed by employees who join an organization and a work unit that is already represented by a collective bargaining agreement. It authorizes the Newspaper Guild to represent you at your work site and collect dues.

Associate Membership Form: This form is completed by individuals who want to become an Associate member of the Newspaper Guild. You are not considered an employee of an organization that is represented by collective bargaining agreement. You receive the benefits as outlined on the application form after $100.00 Associate membership fee is received.

Associate Membership – Drivers Form: This form is completed by current members of The Philadelphia Limousine Association and Uber drivers who want to become an Associate member of the Newspaper Guild. You are considered independent contractors and not employees of an organization that is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. You receive the benefits as outlined on the application form after $100.00 Associate membership fee is received.

Life Insurance Form: This form is completed by all current union represented members and all Associate members who are in good standing. Benefit goes into effect after dues collection begins and/or $100.00 Associate membership fee is received.