Aug. 4, 2020 – The NewsGuild-CWA will sponsor training on how to conduct a pay equity study in your workplace at 7 p.m. ET, Thursday, Aug. 13.
Register here. A link for the event will be sent the day of the training. Continue reading “Training: How to conduct a pay equity study”
Updated June 19, 2020 – Members of The NewsGuild-CWA participated in a Town Hall meeting to discuss fighting racial injustice in our newsrooms on Thursday, June 18.
Watch the video HERE.
Continue reading “NewsGuild Town Hall: Fighting racial injustice in our newsrooms”
June 12, 2020 – NewsGuild President Jon Schleuss has issued the following statement:
I have watched with disgust as top managers at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette continue to fight their journalists and the Newspaper Guild of Pittsburgh. Executive Editor Keith Burris and Managing Editor Karen Kane have shown outrageous insensitivity in directing coverage of protests of racism and police brutality, dismissed criticism from within their own newsroom and dehumanized their staff. Continue reading “NewsGuild: Top managers at Pittsburgh Post-Gazette must resign”
June 8, 2020 – NewsGuild-CWA President Jon Schleuss and CWA District 2-13 Vice President Ed Mooney denounced racist actions by management of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette statement, which barred two prominent Black journalists from covering protests after the death of George Floyd and retaliated against other newsroom employees who supported them.
In response to management’s actions, NewsGuild members launched a letter campaign seeking Support for Post-Gazette Black Journalists. Continue reading “Denouncing management decisions at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette”
By Martha Waggoner, TNG international chair
Jan. 10, 2019 – The NewsGuild-CWA has been assured that racist incidents such as the one that occurred at a DoubleTree Hotel in Oregon will not occur during the Guild’s sector conference in Florida.
The Guild’s Executive Committee wrote the manager of the DoubleTree in Orlando and to the president of Hilton Hotels, which owns DoubleTree, after an African-American guest at the hotel in Portland, OR, was ordered to leave. Continue reading “NewsGuild seeks, receives assurance from DoubleTree Hotel that racist incident won’t be repeated”