All posts by Shannon

Gannett announces more layoffs in near future; Publications not yet identified.

Good Morning Shannon and Jeff: I wanted to let you know about the attached communication announcing further austerity measures within the Content Division that will be going out today.  These measures may affect various Guild bargaining units.  The announcements regarding...

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Guild and St. Louis Review reach a new Agreement

The United Media Guild has reached a new agreement with the St. Louis Review, a weekly newspaper published by the St. Louis Archdiocese.  As the Archdiocese goes through a challenging period of renewal, UMG salutes both the Archdiocese, led by...

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Gannett unions offer protections against latest cost-cutting measures — for now

digiday.com     https://digiday.com/?p=470665 Sara Guaglione 6-8 minutes Gannett employees were hit with a devastating blow on Wednesday afternoon, when the company announced a number of cost-cutting measures impacting staff’s pay and benefits. But employees who are members of newsroom...

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What does Gannett’s recent Town Hall announcements mean to our members?

I realize that everyone is freaking out about Gannett's recently announced "changes."  But it's important to remember that most of Gannett's properties are not organized.  Those workers are 'at-will' workers and don't enjoy any statutory rights (unlike union workers).  So,...

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Virtual Rally Tonight! Support Gannett Journalists!

Public supporters of Gannett Unions are invited to a virtual rally this Thursday night, “Save local news: Gannett journalists speak out,” hosted by The NewsGuild-CWA. Whether you’re a union or non-union journalist, a supporter of local news, a member of the...

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Farmworker Justice employees announce Mission Statement

We, the staff employees of Farmworker Justice, are asking FJ to voluntarily recognize us as unionized staff under the United Media Guild. We want to improve transparency and communication between management and staff regarding policy changes that impact all of...

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Farmworker Justice Staff Employees Join UMG!

From: Shannon Duffy Sent: Monday, September 12, 2022 2:33 PM To: restrada@farmworkerjustice.org Subject: Union Recognition   Ron Estrada CEO, Farmworker Justice Washington, DC September 12, 2022   Dear Ron, A majority of your staff employees have formed a union and...

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Wear red when you march in the Labor Day Parade this year (this year, we’re eighth in line!).

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