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Retiree case heads to mediation

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Retiree case heads to mediation

  The federal judge involved in our retiree health care case against Lee Enterprises recently ordered the parties to participate in mediation.  His hope, obviously, is that both sides can come to some sort of arrangement and put an end...

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After paying big bonuses, Lee delays funding pensions

  Not that there was any question before, but there should be no question whatsoever about their values now...   Over the weekend, Guild members - active and retirees alike - received a letter from Lee Enterprises about their Pulitzer...

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Lee reports lousy quarter (from Romenesko)

as PD employees circulate petitions calling for LEE CEO Mary Junck and CFO Carl Schmidt to return their bonuses, it appears that Lee employees aren't the only ones outraged by such blatant hypocrisy.  Here, then, is the latest from Romenesko......

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Tristar

Some of our members have expressed difficulties getting their company-funded deductibles reimbursed this year.  For the record, this is how its supposed to work...   Employees with the low or mid-deductible plans pay a certain amount and then their company-funded...

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Let them eat cake – a protest against corporate greed

Employees of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch will gather outside their newspaper at noon on Thursday, April 12, to protest the outrageous bonuses awarded Lee Enterprises CEO Mary Junck (who received $500,000) and CFO Carl Schmidt (who received $250,000).   Noting...

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Guild negotiates new holiday!

    Um.....okay, actually we didn't.  What happened was - Truthout, one of our more progressive employers, sent this message to the office:   Hi Shannon, Hope things are well! Just want to let you know that, starting this May,...

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Sari Gelzer (unit chair at Truthout) joins TNG-CWA Exective Council

and we're so darned proud of her (after all, we knew her when) that we're busting our buttons! Read all about it: http://www.newsguild.org/node/2120    

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What could YOU do with $750,000?

A few years ago we had an organizing drive at the Bloomington (IL) Pantagraph, a former Pulitzer property.  When we filed for a representation election, we had signed A-Cards (authorization cards) from about 70% of the would-be bargaining unit.  However,...

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