Lee Enterprises will plunder your Medical Retirement Account

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Lee Enterprises will plunder your Medical Retirement Account

Say, remember when we alerted our Post-Dispatch members about money they might have sitting in Medical Retirement Accounts? [caption id="attachment_2213" align="alignright" width="212"] Astrid Garcia[/caption] Never mind. Rather than merely hope that people forgot about those MRAs and never accessed them,...

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About those Medical Retirement Accounts at the Post-Dispatch

The United Media Guild asked our benefits consultant, Jack Alheim, to explain the Medical Retirement Account that many of our members have gained through their insurance at the Post-Dispatch. Here is his disclaimer, then his report: Following is a summary...

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UMG to hold Local Meeting Jan. 28

The United Media Guild will hold its quarterly Local Meeting and Annual Awards Presentation Jan. 28 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m at Lombardo's Trattoria, 201 South 20th St. in downtown St. Louis (in the Drury Inn next to Union...

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UMG mourns loss of sports columnist

Once again the United Media Guild is mourning the loss of a prominent sports columnist at its Post-Dispatch unit. Joe Strauss lost his battle to cancer Sunday at the age of 54. He was a member of the UMG since...

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Post-Dispatch unit ratifies contract extension

The Post-Dispatch unit of the United Media Guild approved a three-year contract extension by a 71-23 vote Tuesday afternoon at the newspaper's downtown building. The extension -- the result of expedited bargaining earlier this month -- will take effect immediately...

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UMG votes Tuesday on contract extension

United Media Guild members will meet to discuss the proposed contract extension at noon and 3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 18 in Rooms 206 at the Post-Dispatch building at 900 North Tucker Blvd. After the contract is explained and discussed, members...

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Nine UMG members collect Post-Dispatch severance

As expected, several long-time United Media Guild members volunteered to accept lay-offs in place of the four reporters and one copy editor originally targeted. The company made this announcement: Under the terms of the United Media Guild's collective bargaining agreement,...

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UMG members step up for laid-off co-workers

The Post-Dispatch laid off several United Media Guild members last Thursday, including four reporters and one full-time copy editor. As of Tuesday afternoon, four of our members had volunteered to take the place of the laid-off reporters. Also, one copy...

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