Warning: include(navigation.php): failed to open stream: No such file or directory in /home/transgn1/public_html/unitedmediaguild/wp-content/themes/umg/category.php on line 6

Warning: include(navigation.php): failed to open stream: No such file or directory in /home/transgn1/public_html/unitedmediaguild/wp-content/themes/umg/category.php on line 6

Warning: include(): Failed opening 'navigation.php' for inclusion (include_path='.:/usr/lib/php:/usr/local/lib/php') in /home/transgn1/public_html/unitedmediaguild/wp-content/themes/umg/category.php on line 6

ACLU of Kansas staff files for election to join UMG

Announcements

ACLU of Kansas staff files for election to join UMG

ACLU of Kansas workers have solidified their mission of protecting and expanding constitutional rights in their own workplace by unionizing with the United Media Guild, Local 36047. On Tuesday, June 23rd, the workers filed for an election with the National...

Read more

Navigating the Missouri unemployment system during a furlough

United Media Guild VP David Carson has gone through the unemployment compensation process for his first furlough week. Here is the link to the site. Here is David's summary: STEP ONE I just filed for my first week of unemployment...

Read more

Filing unemployment claims during a furlough

  Filing for unemployment in Missouri and Illinois can be done online in fairly straightforward process. A member to who filed in Illinois said it was pretty easy. The Missouri on-line application also does a nice job of guiding you...

Read more

NewsGuild pushes for public assistance for news media industry amid pandemic crisis

News-gathering operations are essential for a well-functioning society, especially in times of crisis. However, many newsrooms have been reduced to skeletal staffs and some have disappeared altogether. Declining advertising revenue, leveraged corporate consolidations, and asset stripping by vulture capitalists have...

Read more

UMG member in “Fight for 15” campaign is suffering from coronavirus

A United Media Guild member who works for the National Fast Food Workers Union has become critically ill with the coronavirus. The Go Fund Me account set up for this individual's crisis has been disabled. We will update this post...

Read more

Hello, Mr. Jones.

Mr. Allen Jones Gannett Missouri Publishing Inc.   December 6, 2020   Mr. Jones,   An overwhelming majority of newsroom employees at the Springfield News-Leader have signed union authorization cards stating that they desire to be represented by the United...

Read more

Springfield (MO) News-Leader organizes!

Read more

UMG to hold Local Meeting and awards ceremony Feb. 6

The United Media Guild will hold a Local Meeting and awards ceremony starting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6 at Lombardo's Restaurant at the Drury Inn Union Station. The meeting is open to all members in good standing. Beverages will...

Read more