• Third Thursday: Guild Mixer

    The next ”Third Thursday: Guild Mixer” is on June 21. Now starting at 5 pm, right after work! Relax with your colleagues before you head home. Refreshments provided, 5–7 pm at Wolf’s 1-11. Supported in part by a generous donation from the estate of Marv Cermak.

  • Guild Family Picnic

    Save the date: Sunday, June 17, 2018. New venue: Krause’s Grove, 2 Beach Road, Halfmoon, NY. Noon to 6 (Food served till 3:30) All members in good standing are invited to attend with their spouse and children. Singles bring a guest. Dads also get in free in honor of Father’s Day.

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    Melissa Nelson Says Farewell

    Melissa Nelson will retire on April 27, capping a 35-year career of NewsGuild activism, including 11 on the staff of the national union. She served the national union first as a field rep and eventually as director of collective bargaining, where she reviews contract proposals and settlements, and advises union negotiators.

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    Agreement reached on company cell phone stipend policy

    In response to a new company mobile phone stipend policy, members of the Newspaper  Guild met this week with company representatives to discuss concerns over what appeared to be company access to the personal phones of our members, up to and including the potential review and deletion of any and all data if the company felt any company email on the phone had been compromised. Accordingly, the policy no longer contains any requirement that our members install any company app that can provide access to the phone and its contents. Our members will be required to report to the company upon learning their phone is lost or stolen, which then…