Buffalo Newspaper Guild

CWA Local 31026

Meeting Minutes

    Guild executive committee minutes: Wednesday, May 17, 2017

    Wednesday, September 20, 2017 by The Guild

    President Sandy Tan called the meeting to order at 5:08 p.m, Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at The News’ second-floor conference room, One News Plaza.

    Motion/Second/Carried Besecker/Dabkowski to approve the executive committee minutes for February, March and April 2017.

    VP for Contract Administration Aaron Besecker issued his committee report.

    He discussed an ongoing dispute on commission in classified and a jurisdictional question about ads in classified.

    In editorial, there were concerns about possible dayside layout duties being done; this was resolved since we do not have total jurisdiction.

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    Guild executive committee minutes: Tuesday, April 4, 2017

    Tuesday, September 19, 2017 by The Guild

    President Sandy Tan called the meeting to order at 5:07 p.m, Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at The News’ second-floor conference room, One News Plaza.

    VP for Contract Administration Aaron Besecker issued his committee report.

    The committee is working on Gusto cover stories, Sunday home & style cover stories as well as an issue with management in which management may be doing layout work during the day.

    VP for Mobilization Colin Dabkowski issued his committee report.

    Dabkowski said a “debrief-type meeting” next week.

    Our letter about diversity to the company is on hold for the time being; we would like to revive it.

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    Guild executive committee minutes: Wednesday, March 15, 2017

    Thursday, May 25, 2017 by The Guild

    President Sandy Tan called the meeting to order at 5:07 p.m, Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at The News’ second-floor conference room, One News Plaza.

    VP for Contract Administration Aaron Besecker issued his committee report.

    Two grievance meetings have been held on the classified commission issue; there is a management meeting this week. We will talk it over with classified.

    Another issue the committee is exploring is a claim that district manager shifts are being passed over for seniority. The grievance committee voted to file that grievance.

    There are a few additional issues we are pursuing and researching continue»

    Guild executive committee minutes: Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2017

    Thursday, May 25, 2017 by The Guild

    President Sandy Tan called the meeting to order at 5:07 p.m, Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2017 at The News’ second-floor conference room, One News Plaza.

    Tan welcomed guild members and committee meeting newcomers Scott Scanlon, Matt Furey and Mike Tatko.

    VP for Contract Administration Aaron Besecker issued his committee report.

    The grievance committee met prior to this meeting about a bunch of ongoing issues.  continue»

    Guild executive committee minutes // Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016

    Wednesday, November 16, 2016 by The Guild

    Guild executive committee minutes // Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016

    President Henry Davis called the meeting to order at 5:09 p.m, Nov. 16, 2016 at The News’ second-floor conference room, One News Plaza. continue»

    October 2016 Guild executive committee minutes

    Tuesday, October 18, 2016 by The Guild

    Guild executive committee minutes // Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016

    President Henry Davis called the meeting to order at 5:04 p.m, Oct. 18, 2016 at The News’ second-floor conference room, One News Plaza. continue»

    Guild executive committee minutes // Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016

    Wednesday, August 17, 2016 by The Guild

    President Henry Davis called the meeting to order at 5:09 p.m, Aug. 17, 2016 at The News’ second-floor conference room, One News Plaza. continue»

    March 2016 Guild executive committee meeting minutes

    Tuesday, March 15, 2016 by The Guild

    President Henry Davis called the meeting to order at 12:07 p.m, March 15, 2016 at The News’ second-floor conference room, One News Plaza. continue»

    Guild executive committee minutes // Tuesday, February 16, 2016

    Tuesday, February 16, 2016 by The Guild

    President Henry Davis called the meeting to order at 5:03 p.m, Feb. 16, 2016 at The News’ second-floor conference room, One News Plaza. continue»

    Guild November 2015 executive committee meeting minutes

    Friday, January 22, 2016 by The Guild

    Guild executive committee minutes // Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015

    President Henry Davis called the meeting to order at 5:05 p.m, Nov. 18, 2015 at The News’ second-floor conference room, One News Plaza. continue»