Staffers at ForeignPolicy.com
Choose to Join the NewsGuild
Editorial employees of the company whose flagship publication is Foreign Policy
magazine have voted to form a Washington-Baltimore NewsGuild unit. In a June 23 statement, the FP Group said
that it would recognize the union and begin negotiations over a collective bargaining agreement that will cover
about 20 workers.
Postal Workers HQ Shop Wins
Two-Year Contract Extension
NewsGuild members at APWU headquarters signed a two-year agreement June 14 that gives annual salary hikes
of 1.2 percent, preserves four Cost-Of-Living Adjustment opportunities, and locks in health insurance
premiums at 2012 rates.
Sun Guild Unit Now Part of 'Tronc'
The newspaper company formerly known as Tribune officially has changed its name to Tronc. The
enterprise that owns the Baltimore Sun, the Los Angeles Times and the Chicago Tribune has rebranded
itself – Tronc stands for "Tribune Online Content." The high-tech journalism operation is
coveted by Gannett Co.
Same Old Story at the Post:
Unequal Salaries for Similar Work
The practice of pay discrimination at the Washington Post is the story that just won't go away.
A recently completed analysis shows that women in Guild-covered positions at the news operation average pay
that is 86 percent of that paid to men with similar job descriptions.
December 1993 Guild Forum story