The News Media Guild on Thursday questioned The Associated Press over its wellness program, saying some employees faced several roadblocks in trying to satisfy the plan’s requirements to avoid paying a $600 penalty. The Guild said several employees received bills … Read More
The Associated Press on Wednesday introduced a revised proposal intended to curtail overtime costs at international events like the Olympics. Last summer, the AP proposed eliminating all overtime for certain international sports events and military maneuvers. The revised proposal introduced … Read More
News Media Guild negotiators on Wednesday gave The Associated Press a petition signed by more than 600 guild-covered staff stating their opposition to some of the company’s proposals. Click here to read the text of the petition.
News Media Guild bargainers met with The Associated Press on Tuesday for further discussions on the company’s job security proposal. The Guild team was joined by the union’s attorney, Barbara Camens, at the table. Though details of the talks were … Read More
Cost-of-living expenses are expected to easily outpace the salary increases proposed by The Associated Press, even before the company’s onerous health insurance increases are factored in. A new cost-of-living calculator, created by Guild member and data journalist Justin Myers, is … Read More