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Post-Dispatch members ratify new agreement

By a tally of 78-4, Post-Dispatch members ratified a new three-year agreement which will run through September 30, 2021.  The new agreement calls for 2% wage increases in the first and third years, free parking (which had suddenly become important...

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UMG extends voting at the Post-Dispatch

Due to the Thursday's snowpocalypse that disrupted the lives of so many of our members, the United Media Guild will extend voting on the company's contract offer to a second day. Voting will begin as originally scheduled at 5 p.m....

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UMG reaches tentative agreement at Post-Dispatch

The United Media Guild's expedited bargaining with the Post-Dispatch produced a three-year contract proposal. We will vote on this Thursday, Nov. 15, at 5 p.m. in Room 205 at the Post-Dispatch. Here are the basics of the proposal: We Get...

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Springfield, Rockford units ratify first contracts with GateHouse

Our members at the State Journal-Register in Springfield, Ill, and the Rockford Register Star unanimously ratified first contracts with GateHouse Media in separate votes this week. The Springfield unit voted to join the Guild in 2012 and Rockford followed in...

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Retiree Luncheon to be held Nov. 1

The United Media Guild will hold its annual retiree luncheon at noon on Thursday, Nov. 1, at Lombardo's Trattoria at 201 South 20th Street in downtown St. Louis. The restaurant is located inside the Drury Inn Union Station and it offers...

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New Officers Announced

This past Thursday, at noon and 6 pm, a nomination meeting for Local Officers was held at the Guild Office, located at 1015 Locust St.  Members could show up and nominate someone for local office or, if they preferred, they...

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KSDK-TV ratifies new three-year agreement

On September 28, at a noon bargaining unit meeting in conference room two at the KSDK Television Station, KSDK-TV Guild membership unanimously ratified a new three year agreement.  As previously reported, there are few changes in the agreement.  It includes...

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Post-Dispatch unit meetings scheduled for Oct. 10

United Media Guild unit chair Joe Holleman and other local leaders will be available to meet with Post-Dispatch unit members twice on Oct. 10 to discuss contract bargaining. The meetings will be held at noon and again after work at...

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