About the Guild

The Newspaper Guild was formed by columnist Heywood Broun in 1933. The Newspaper Guild web site provides a brief history and timelineThe Albany Newspaper Guild, chartered on March 20, 1934, is the labor union representing about 200 employees of the Times Union, the largest daily newspaper covering Albany, N.Y., and the surrounding Capital Region.

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June’s Executive Board Meeting Agenda

There will be a meeting of Local 34’s Executive Board at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 21 at the Labor Temple. As always, these meetings are open to the membership.

Executive Board Agenda

  1. Approval of minutes
  2. Treasurer’s report
    • Monthly update
    • Need to Update signatories
  3. Commission committee
  4. Communications committee
    • Website & Social Media
    • Newsletter
  5. Mobilizing committee
  6. Grievances and arbitrations
  7. Contract negotiations
    • Member Survey
    • Company’s proposed title changes
  8. Solidarity/support for other unions
  9. Old business
    • Marv Cermak Donation status
    • Proposed Bylaw changes
  10. New business
    • CWA Convention in Pittsburgh, Aug 4-5.
  11. Adjourn
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