BARGAINING: Guild advances counter-proposals on wages, health care

The News Media Guild on Wednesday introduced a revised wages proposal that calls for four consecutive annual raises, beginning in 2018 through 2021. The Guild bargaining committee told The Associated Press that its members must have a contract that leaves … Read More

EFE Proposal is “Take and Take”

MIAMI, May 1, 2013 – EFE News Services Inc. introduced a new set of economic proposals this week calling for large increases in employee out-of-pocket monthly health insurance payments and cutting its retirement contribution by 25 percent. The Guild also questioned … Read More

Job Security Agreement with AP

The News Media Guild and the Associated Press tentatively agreed Tuesday to new contract language that provides better job security for single-person correspondents, improved recall rights for laid-off employees and eliminates what the union viewed as a “double probationary” period … Read More