BARGAINING: AP proposes steep increases in health care premiums

The Associated Press introduced a health-insurance proposal Tuesday that would increase employees’ monthly contributions for premiums for the medical plan next year by 52 percent while also increasing deductibles and out-of-pocket maximums and decreasing the premium plan coinsurance percentage paid by … Read More

AP says it wants changes in mileage minimums for photographers, others

A company proposal to eliminate the minimum mileage for Guild-covered employees would also affect weekly minimums for photographers, videographers, video journalists and some hybrid journalists, Associated Press bargainers said Monday. Last week, the company proposed eliminating the minimum $15 mileage … Read More