Delegates to a regional meeting of the Newspaper Guild/CWA expressed support for our local during its contract negotiations with the Times Union. More than 20 members of the Southern and MidAtlantic District councils met at the Best Western Albany Airport Saturday, with the session continuing Sunday morning.
Delegates came from Memphis; Lexington, Kentucky; Baltimore-Washington; New York City; Philadelphia; the News Media Guild and Puerto Rico. International President Bernie Lunzer, International Secretary-Treasurer Carol Rothman and International Chair Connie Knox all attended.
They discussed the state of the industry and the treatment of advertising employees as well as sharing ideas on how to build stronger locals in difficult economic times.