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UMG reaches tentative agreement with Post-Dispatch

The United Media Guild has reached a tentative agreement with the Post-Dispatch on a new three-year contract via expedited bargaining. We will vote on the contract via an email process on Dec. 6. The bargaining team strongly recommends passage. We...

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UMG makes progress in Post-Dispatch bargaining

Last week the United Media Guild made strides in bargaining with St. Louis Post-Dispatch and Lee Enterprises management for a new three-year contract. The vast majority of our members who are in the pay scales have reached the top step...

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Post-Dispatch bargaining update

The United Media Guild held another round of bargaining with St. Louis Post-Dispatch and Lee Enterprises management for a new contract last week. We have made some progress on these fronts: Annual wage increases for newsroom, advertising support and other...

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UMG stands behind its member’s reporting on state of Missouri’s cybersecurity issue

The United Media Guild stands behind our member's public service reporting that helped uncover and fix a security issue on a state of Missouri website. We reject any allegation that our member's effort was “hacking” and we appreciate the Post-Dispatch's...

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Another Post-Dispatch bargaining update

On Monday the United Media Guild held another round of bargaining with St. Louis Post-Dispatch and Lee Enterprises management for a new contract. Here are the Guild’s key demands: Annual wage increases for newsroom and support employees in a three-year...

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Post-Dispatch bargaining update

The United Media Guild held another round of bargaining with St. Louis Post-Dispatch and Lee Enterprises management for a new contract. Here are the Guild’s key demands: Annual wage increases for newsroom and support employees in a three-year contract. Annual...

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UMG, Post-Dispatch negotiations continue

The United Media Guild held another round of bargaining with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch for a new contract. Once again the two sides discussed pay, 401K match, parking, maternity/paternity leave, return-to-work issues and the company's ongoing effort to merge pension...

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UMG seeks nominations for Local-wide office

The United Media Guild is accepting nominations for its Local-wide offices of president, vice president, second vice president, treasurer and secretary through Oct. 5. To nominate a fellow member in good standing, please e-mail Business Representative Shannon Duffy at sduffy@unitedmediaguild.org....

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