Buffalo Newspaper Guild

CWA Local 31026

News issues long list of harsh proposals

June 11, 2014–The Buffalo News on Tuesday issued bargaining proposals targeting job security, health insurance coverage, vacation, sick time, jurisdiction, and other Guild members’ contract provisions and benefits.

Among many controversial proposals, the News said it would outsource Guild members’ work in the Classified Department if changes weren’t made to the cost of running the department and the revenue it generates. But the company made no specific proposals to address those goals. continue»