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GateHouse, Gannett merge as the newspaper industry’s consolidation escalates

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GateHouse, Gannett merge as the newspaper industry’s consolidation escalates

The consolidation of the newspaper industry accelerated with the pending merger of GateHouse and Gannett. This deal, when completed within four to six months, will lead to a massive reduction in management and administrative personnel of the combined companies. The...

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UMG files grievance with NFFWU (employer of FightFor15 organizers) over layoffs. Calls it retaliation for complaining about supervisor.

Two fast food organizers employed by the National Fast Food Workers Union (an affiliate of the Service Employees International Union) were recently laid off from their jobs. The United Media Guild organized those NFFWU organizers in 2017 and, following a...

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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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Nominations for UMG Local Officers

Thursday, October 4, United Media Guild, Local 36047 will have two local nomination meetings – at noon and 6:00 p.m. – in the Guild office (1015 Locust St, suite 735) for all Executive Committee officer positions.  The positions are three-year terms...

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Ratification vote scheduled for Friday at KSDK-TV

  Friday, September 28 at 12:00 noon, there will be a Guild unit meeting in the second floor conference room at the station to discuss – and then vote on – the tentative agreement reached last week between the United...

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Come out on Labor Day and march with our CWA sisters and brothers!

This year CWA is THIRD in line because it's our 80th anniversary of marching in this parade! So it's safe to say that we'll be heading out at 9:00 a.m. sharp!  But you'll need to show up earlier than that...

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UMG members, top CWA officers joined Missouri’s fight against “Right to Work”

Members of the United Media Guild were on the front lines of the fight against "Right to Work" in Missouri. Some of our retiree members helped gather signatures the more than 310,000 signatures that forced the issue to a state-wide...

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UMG honors Bill McClellan, top activists

[caption id="attachment_2423" align="alignright" width="300"] Bill McClellan and previous Hughes winner Joel Currier.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_2424" align="alignright" width="300"] Guilder of the Year Joe Holleman addresses his fellow UMG members.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_2425" align="alignright" width="300"] Stanley Jackson accepted the Solidarity Award on behalf of...

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