Support for CWA Verizon Workers
Nearly 40,000 Verizon landline and cable workers have been on strike since April 13 in the mid-Atlantic
and Northeast. For the latest on how you can take part in the fight for justice for CWA members in and around Washington
and Baltimore, please check in here.
Verizon Strike News Updates
A report from the front lines of the job action
Front Page Awards Entries Due...
June 3 is the deadline for submitting entries to the
Washington-Baltimore Newspaper Guild's Front Page Awards competition
honoring the "best of the best" in writing, photography, commentary, graphics,
and union campaigns, all created by workers in WBNG-covered units in calendar-year 2015.
The annual celebration of labor and the arts is sponsored by the Metropolitan DC Council AFL-CIO. It runs through May 31.
Calendar of Events
One-Time Local 35 Guild Member
Eleanor Roosevelt to Grace $5 Bill
Eleanor Roosevelt, who was a member of the Washington local of the American Newspaper Guild for more than 25
years, will be on the back of the newly designed $5 bill. This is the first time in U.S. history that a union
member will be portrayed on U.S. currency.