Two wins in one day: Markup Union receives voluntary recognition

Oct. 16, 2020 – Staffers of The Markup, a nonprofit digital publication that covers the ethics and impact of technology on society, announced Friday that they have formed Markup Union. It was the second union victory of the day, following an overwhelming vote by the journalists of the Dallas Morning News and Al Dia to form the Dallas News Guild. Continue reading “Two wins in one day: Markup Union receives voluntary recognition”

A joint statement on Tribune Publishing’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders

May 22, 2020 – The NewsGuild-represented units of Tribune Publishing issued a joint statement Friday after shareholders approved two permanent additions to the board of directors that consolidated Alden Global Capital’s power over the company. It appears below. Download the PDF. Continue reading “A joint statement on Tribune Publishing’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders”

Congrats, Pulitzer Prize Winners

Statement from Jon Schleuss, President, NewsGuild-CWA on Announcement of the 2020 Pulitzer Awards:

May 4, 2020 – “On behalf of more than 24,000 members of the NewsGuild, we extend warm congratulations to all the winners and finalists of the 2020 Pulitzer Awards. We are particularly proud of The NewsGuild members who won or were finalists. Journalists run to the story, even during a pandemic. Your dedication continues to advance our craft, benefiting us all.” Continue reading “Congrats, Pulitzer Prize Winners”

Staff of Sports Illustrated Announces Union Campaign 

Jan. 6, 2020 – Employees of Sports Illustrated announced Monday that an overwhelming majority of the 80-person newsroom staff has signed cards indicating support for joining The NewsGuild-CWA’s New York local. They are seeking voluntary recognition from the magazine’s new operator, TheMaven. Continue reading “Staff of Sports Illustrated Announces Union Campaign “

Arizona Republic Newsroom Votes to Unionize

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Oct. 10, 2019

Contact: Arizona Republic Guild
azrepublicguild@gmail.com

PHOENIX — Today, the journalists of The Arizona Republic voted to unionize with the NewsGuild-CWA. The vote was 64 to 30 out of a bargaining unit of 101 people.

 After one of the most aggressive anti-union campaigns in recent memory in the media industry, an overwhelming majority of the newsroom chose to unite to protect benefits, improve working conditions and win a seat at the table. A looming merger between Republic parent company Gannett and GateHouse Media aims to cut $300 million or more. Continue reading “Arizona Republic Newsroom Votes to Unionize”

Didn’t receive ballot?

Notice of balloting dates, time and locations have been sent to Guild members whose locals are conducting in-person balloting in the presidential election. All other members should have received a ballot in the mail.  Members who do not receive a ballot in the mail or who are unable to vote in person may request a replacement ballot using the AAA replacement ballot phone line, 800-529-5218, or email address, UlerioS@adr.org. More info here.

Journalists at The Columbian announce union organizing campaign

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, Sept. 30

Contact: Nathan Howard
Columbian staff photographer
thecolumbianguild@gmail.com
(425) 802-3560

Brad Sherman
Pacific Northwest Newspaper Guild
guild37082@gmail.com
(808) 276-1878

Journalists at The Columbian
announce union organizing campaign

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Journalists at The Columbian newspaper on Monday announced plans to unionize together as The Columbian Guild. Continue reading “Journalists at The Columbian announce union organizing campaign”