The NewsGuild of Greater Philadelphia

VICTORY!!!

It is with the utmost enthusiasm and pride that we announce the victorious election of Jon Schleuss as president of the NewsGuild-CWA. Jon defeated incumbent Bernie Lunzer, 1,979 to 1,514. You all played a big part in this. NewsGuild of Greater Philadelphia doubled its participation in this election rerun, casting 157 votes — 153 of […]

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Spectacular voter turnout!

WOW!!! Guild friends. You did us proud. 145 in-person votes were cast in the last three days in the NewsGuild-CWA presidential election repeat contest between incumbent Bernie Lunzer and challenger Jon Schleuss. In the first election several months ago, a total of 84 votes were cast, meaning about 20% of the membership participated. This time, […]

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2020 NewsGuild Officers

OFFICIAL NEWSGUILD ELECTION NOTICE THE FOLLOWING CANDIDATES WERE ELECTED TO SERVE AS OFFICERS OF LOCAL 38010 FOR 2020. PRESIDENT SECRETARY TREASURER DIANE MASTRULL DONNA STOKES ERIC CHURN 3 VICE PRESIDENTS MELANIE BURNEY AMY ROSENBERG CARL MELINE ——————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————- INQUIRER/DAILY NEWS UNIT OFFICERS FOR 2020 UNIT CHAIRPERSON VICE CHAIRPERSON ANNA ORSO CYNTHIA HENRY CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL! The […]

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2020 Guild Executive Board Nomination Notice

Guild Nomination Bulletin November 5, 2019 The NewsGuild-CWA Local 38010, AFL-CIO, CLC OFFICIAL NOMINATION NOTICE THE FOLLOWING CANDIDATES WERE NOMINATED, TO SERVE AS OFFICERS OF LOCAL 38010 FOR 2019, AT THE NOMINATION MEETING HELD ON MONDAY NOVEMBER 4, 2019 PRESIDENT SECRETARY DIANE MASTRULL DONNA STOKES TREASURER 3 VICE PRESIDENTS ERIC CHURN MELANIE BURNEY AMY ROSENBERG […]

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MOMENTOUS BARGAINING NEWS

Good Morning: History was made last night. A first-ever tentative contract agreement was reached between the LA Times Guild and the Los Angeles Times. The proposed three-year deal includes RAISES each year – at least 5% the first year for many newsroom (at this point only the newsroom is organized, but I have no doubt […]

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INQUIRER BARGAINING DAY 1

Good afternoon. Just wanted to keep you informed about our first bargaining session. It was a two-hour meeting where neither side made specific proposals but instead established a foundation for how this process will proceed over the days and weeks (likely months) ahead. The Guild made clear its priority is an across-the-board raise for ALL […]

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General Membership Meeting, nomination of Guild Officers November 1, 2019

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING & Guild Local Officers Nominations for 2020 DATE: Friday, NOVEMBER 1, 2019 The Free Library of Philadelphia – Independence Branch 18 South 7th Street (between Chestnut & Market across from parking garage) Philadelphia, Pa 19101 TIME: 2:00 – 4:00 P.M. AGENDA: Guild Local Officers Nominations for 2020 (President, 3 Vice Presidents, Secretary […]

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Lenfest: No more Tierney

Guild members, Please take a moment to read this compelling piece from the NiemanLab. https://www.niemanlab.org/2019/08/three-years-into-nonprofit-ownership-the-philadelphia-inquirer-is-still-trying-to-chart-its-future/

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New election for International President is ordered.

NewsGuild Members, Yesterday the NewsGuild Sector Elections and Referendum Committee (SERC) released its decision to uphold an appeal filed by The Canadian Media Guild with regard to the conduct of the last TNG/CWA Presidential election. There will be a new election this fall for the position of President. This means you need to ensure we […]

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LOSSES AND LIPSTICK

Dear Guild Sisters and Brothers: We are in an industry where words matter. And our credibility depends on the accuracy of our words. So, this message is not intended to put lipstick on a pig. It is to provide you with a precise account of the result of our efforts these past few weeks to […]

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