WBNG Launches Drive to Support
Labor-Organized Day of Unity
The Local 32035 membership is asking the Metro Washington Council of the AFL-CIO
to organize a day of unity for the local
labor family, with the special purpose of including law enforcement and building solidarity among all parts of the
community. Full story
Staffers at ForeignPolicy.com
Choose to Join the NewsGuild
Editorial employees of the company whose flagship publication is Foreign Policy
magazine voted in late June to form a Washington-Baltimore NewsGuild unit. In a 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 in June that gives annual raises,
preserves four Cost-Of-Living Adjustments, 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.