UMG bargains financial gains for members at multiple units
August 22, 2019
The past year has been productive for the United Media Guild at the bargaining table. We gained first contracts at the Southern Illinoisan and for the "Fight for 15" fast food organizers employed nationally by SEIU. Since last summer we...
Labor Tribune ratifies new contract
April 29, 2016
The United Media Guild finalized its new collective bargaining agreement with the Labor Tribune, adding to its list of settlements in recent months. The contract featured 3 percent raises this year and next year for the Labor Tribune's one full-time...
Truthout ratifies contract extension
November 13, 2015
Members of the Truthout unit ratified a contract extension through Oct. 31, 2018, during a conference call Wednesday night. Disciplinary procedures were a key issue in the negotiations. The extension introduced assigned steps -- three strikes -- and added a...
April 10, 2012
Um.....okay, actually we didn't. What happened was - Truthout, one of our more progressive employers, sent this message to the office: Hi Shannon, Hope things are well! Just want to let you know that, starting this May,...
Sari Gelzer (unit chair at Truthout) joins TNG-CWA Exective Council
April 10, 2012
and we're so darned proud of her (after all, we knew her when) that we're busting our buttons! Read all about it: http://www.newsguild.org/node/2120
Truthout hiring P/T copy editor
March 29, 2012
The following comes from Truthout: Nonprofit, independent journalism organization is looking for a part-time copy editor to edit articles and other content, write headlines, and work with authors and editors to adhere to high editorial standards. The ideal candidate has...