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Hello, Mr. Jones.

Mr. Allen Jones Gannett Missouri Publishing Inc.   December 6, 2020   Mr. Jones,   An overwhelming majority of newsroom employees at the Springfield News-Leader have signed union authorization cards stating that they desire to be represented by the United...

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Springfield (MO) News-Leader organizes!

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UMG to hold Local Meeting and awards ceremony Feb. 6

The United Media Guild will hold a Local Meeting and awards ceremony starting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6 at Lombardo's Restaurant at the Drury Inn Union Station. The meeting is open to all members in good standing. Beverages will...

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Nominations sought for Terry Hughes Award

Terry Hughes was 36 when she died of breast cancer on July 22, 1991.  A columnist for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, her writing was clear, witty and descriptive, with a flair for portraying society’s underdogs.  Some of her columns chronicled...

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Schleuss defeats Lunzer for TNG-CWA presidency

Challenger Jon Schleuss defeated incumbent Bernie Lunzer 1,979 to 1,514 in the rerun election for NewsGuild-CWA president. The CWA blocked a decision of the Guild Executive Council to establish a reasonable transition period, so Schleuss took office immediately. Lunzer narrowly won...

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Post-Dispatch Safety Report

Your union heard concerns over numerous issues concerning the new Post-Dispatch Building and we have been meeting with company and city officials in order to address those concerns. Last night, for the first time since the move, all seven streetlights...

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TNG-CWA to hold presidential election debate on Oct. 26

The NewsGuild-CWA will sponsor a debate between the two candidates -- incumbent Bernie Lunzer and challenger Jon Schluess -- in the presidential election at 5:30 CDT Saturday, Oct. 26. Registration is open to all Guild members, those who are organizing...

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UMG will hold its retiree luncheon Nov. 7

The United Media Guild will hold its annual luncheon for retiree members at noon on Nov. 7 at Lombardo's Restaurant in the Drury Inn Union Station, 201 S. 20th St., St. Louis, Mo., 63103. The lunch is free for retiree...

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