The NewsGuild of Greater Philadelphia


February 17, 2022billrossInquirer, Media

The Guild has exercised its authority under our collective bargaining agreement to file a grievance against The Inquirer for violation of Article 2, which prohibits discrimination against our members. The aggrieved member, who is Black, is paid less than a white colleague with less experience performing the same job. For months, the Guild has attempted to get the […]

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February 4, 2022billrossGuild News, Inquirer

Hello Guild members:> The Company today has extended a buyout offer to about 20 Guild members in advertising and sales.> Their goal is to get three takers. If they don’t, there will be layoffs to achieve the reduction in force they want among that group, Company representatives told me and Bill Ross yesterday.> It is […]

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General Membership zoom meeting, January 31, 2022.

February 1, 2022billrossInquirer

Dear Guild members: Due to popular demand, here is every minute of Monday’s Guild Quarterly Membership Meeting. Unfortunately, it does not contain any magic acts by the very talented Bill Ross. Maybe we’ll have him do something at the next one. But you will get to see your officers, all sworn in yesterday for another year. […]

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Winter Storm Reminder 
NewsGuild of Philadelphia members, You have access to $0 Copay Teladoc.

January 28, 2022billrossInquirer

Winter Storm Reminder NewsGuild of Philadelphia members, You have access to $0 Copay Teladoc. Remember to make sure you’ve set up your Teladoc account in case you need to talk to a Doctor during the storm. Stay safe and warm! Teladoc doctors are available 24/7 for you and your eligible dependents, in 20 minutes on average, throughout the […]

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January 27, 2022billrossInquirer

Hello Guild friends:I wanted to update you on a number of matters that have the Guild and the Company at odds, much of it stemming from disagreements over interpretations of our contract.Yesterday, Bill Ross and I failed to convince the Company it does not have the right to have non-Guild newsroom managers writing content. Therefore, […]

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2022 NewsGuild of Philadelphia Officer Elections

          OFFICIAL NEWSGUILD ELECTION NOTICE        THE FOLLOWING CANDIDATES WERE ELECTED TO SERVE AS OFFICERS OF LOCAL 38010 FOR 2022.   PRESIDENT                                            SECRETARY                                TREASURER   DIANE MASTRULL                               DONNA STOKES                        ERIC CHURN     3 VICE PRESIDENTS                                        MELANIE BURNEY     AMY ROSENBERG     CARL MELINE ——————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————- INQUIRER/LOCAL EXECUTIVE BOARD OFFICERS FOR 2022 […]

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October 28, 2021billrossGuild News, Inquirer

Hi friends: This is important information for not only retirees and veteran employees but for new hires, so please read to the end, where there is a special plea for the latter! We attended the pension trustees meeting this morning and wanted to report the latest on the American Rescue Plan Act’s provision to help save […]

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Pension info

Dear Guild Members: As we have told you in recent weeks, an unexpected part of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 was a lifeline for multiemployer pension plans throughout the United States facing insolvency, including the one for Guild retirees. In short, our pension plan, once expected to run out of money by 2026, […]

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Inquirer Buyout and Pension Update

May 13, 2021billrossInquirer

Hi folks. This is intended to address a few questions that keep coming up about the buyout and to relay what Bill Ross and I heard this morning at the pension trustees meeting. THE BUYOUT Unlike other buyouts, this one is offering more flexibility in terms of when anyone who takes the voluntary separation package […]

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Covid 19 vaccine appointments available!

April 15, 2021billrossInquirer

Guild members, Now that everyone is eligible, we are happy to pass along two local clinics offering vaccines starting next week.  The first clinic is sponsored by UFCW Local 1776.  If asked when registering you are a member of TNG-CWA Local 38010. Date:                   April 21, 2021 Time:                  3 to 8 PM Location:            3031 […]

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