The United Media Guild

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Companies that employ union and nonunion workers, work tirelessly to keep the two factions separated.  The last thing they want is everyone hanging out together and their nonunion workers begin to think about organizing ("Hey Boss, how come the union...

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Fight For 15 wins first contract!

Fast Food Organizers, represented by United Media Guild and employed by the National Fast Food Workers Union (an SEIU affiliate) ratified their first contract today.  The three year agreement includes a signing bonus, raises and a very generous benefits package,...

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UMG to hold Local, then Post-Dispatch unit meeting Dec. 12

The United Media Guild will hold a Local Meeting, then a St. Louis Post-Dispatch unit meeting Wednesday, Dec. 12, at its offices in St. Louis 1015 Locust Street, Suite 735. At the Local Meeting at 5:30 p.m., we will seek...

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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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