Sunday, January 18, 2015 by The Guild
Republished with permission from The Newspaper Guild
The Guild is headed into an election year for international and regional offices, but campaigns could end as quickly as they begin if all races remain uncontested.
Currently, Guild President Bernie Lunzer is unopposed in his bid for re-election, as is Martha Waggoner, the Guild’s international chairperson.
Lunzer and Waggoner are running on a consolidated ticket with Guild staff representative Marian Needham, candidate for secretary-treasurer. continue»
Thursday, January 22, 2015 by The Guild
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
President Henry Davis called the meeting to order at 5:04 p.m, Dec. 3, 2014 at The News’ second-floor conference room, One News Plaza. continue»
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 by The Guild
December 22, 2014 — No pay raise, no way. That continues to be management’s position on granting a pay raise as we head into 2015, despite Guild members going nearly five years without one.
The News’ most recent response to Guild bargaining proposals — which include a 3 percent raise for each year in a two-year contract — was to address other outstanding issues while once again rejecting our need for a raise. continue»
Monday, December 8, 2014 by The Guild
Dec. 8, 2014 — Contract talks continued last week on a slightly more positive note, but nothing has happened yet to indicate the parties are closer to agreement on some of the remaining key issues.
The News in November changed course by presenting a “package proposal” with no pay raise or bonus that would end negotiations with a deal that expires July 31, 2015.
The package withdraws some company proposals, such as changes to the Classified department, and includes measures management advanced during bargaining that it said would provide it with more flexibility, efficiency or savings. continue»
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