The NewsGuild of Greater Philadelphia

Morning Call editorial staff votes overwhelmingly to unionize with the NewsGuild-CWA

Today, 72 percent of editorial staff at the Allentown Morning Call voted in favor of unionizing. The Morning Call Guild can now begin the productive work of negotiating with Tribune Publishing for a fair contract. The Morning Call staff is the latest in a series of newsrooms to organize with the NewsGuild-CWA in recent months. […]

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NLRB Rules; OUR FIGHT CONTINUES

In a ruling that should surprise no one, the regional director of the NLRB has ruled against reopening a 2015 case the NewsGuild filed against Philadelphia Media Network alleging fraudulent concealment of facts during contract bargaining that year. To refresh your memory, the Company had asked the Union during negotiations in 2015 to agree to […]

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Restaurant Opportunities Center United members ratify solid 3 year agreement.

NewsGuild represented members from Philadelphia, New York, Washington, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Oakland overwhelmingly ratified a new three year agreement between ROC, Restaurant Opportunities Center United and The NewsGuild of Philadelphia. Highlights of the agreement are, a 5 percent pay increase effective immediately, 3 percent in years two and three. Continued fully paid health care […]

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A response from PMN Chairman of the Board.

Guild members, Please see the below response to the Guild Executive Committee from Chairman Kopelman in response to the letter sent to him and the PMN Board of Directors on February 6, 2019. We will keep you posted. In Unity, Diane Mastrull, President Bill Ross, Executive Director Maggie O’Brien Melanie Burney John Robinson Amy Rosenberg […]

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Letter to PMN Board of Directors from NewsGuild Executive Board

February 5, 2019 Dear PMN Board Members, We are writing on behalf of the members of the NewsGuild of Greater Philadelphia. We represent reporters, some editors, advertising, finance and circulation employees, and editorial assistants at the Inquirer, Daily News and Philly.com. Our members are not just the “content providers” of this organization; we are its […]

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Local President Diane Mastrull elected to Vice President of Region 1 International NewsGuild Executive Board

Below is Executive Director Bill Ross’ nomination of President Mastrull to the NewsGuild International Board. Good morning, As Executive Director of the NewsGuild of Greater Philadelphia, it gives me great honor to nominate our President, Diane Mastrull for the position of Vice President of Region 1 of the NewsGuild International Executive Board. The NewsGuild’s future […]

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PABJ supports NewsGuild of Philadelphia in their fight against PMN

PABJ SUPPORTS THE NEWS GUILD OF GREATER PHILADELPHIA CALLING FOR FAIR WAGES PHILADELPHIA, January 24, 2019 – The Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists (PABJ), stands in solidarity with the News Guild of Greater Philadelphia in calling for fair wage labor practices and better accountability at Philadelphia Media Network (PMN). On Tuesday afternoon, roughly 50 PMN […]

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Guild NLRB charges filed, PMN “Fraudulently induced givebacks.”

Dear Guild Brothers and Sisters: It has not been with pride, but from a sense of duty to help the Company survive and, we hoped, thrive that the Guild since 2009 has agreed to pay cut after pay cut, unpaid furloughs, and the destruction of its pension, followed by year after year of no across-the-board […]

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A MAJOR ACTION

Guild Sisters and Brothers: It’s time for another gathering in the concourse of 801 Market St., WEDNESDAY, JAN. 23, at 2 p.m., when we will provide details of a substantial action taken by the Guild regarding your compensation. Those at SPP and Cherry Hill, you will receive a written account of this serious step in […]

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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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