The News Media Guild discussed leaves of absence Friday, asking The Associated Press to increase the paid time off for parental leave and the number of compassionate days off.
The News Media Guild and The Associated Press agreed to close nine contract articles with few or no changes, including the one on severance pay. The two sides also agreed Thursday to close eight other articles: payroll information, military service, … Read More
The Associated Press outlined its training priorities for staff during a bargaining session Thursday with the News Media Guild. The News Media Guild had asked the AP to provide its top three training priorities because the bargainers know that training … Read More
The News Media Guild on Tuesday proposed changes to the contract for technicians at The Associated Press, including the same 6 percent annual pay raise sought for editorial unit employees and more certifications for which the techs could earn more … Read More
The News Media Guild proposed Monday the adoption of a duration and renewal clause, which calls for the contract with The Associated Press being made retroactive to the Nov. 30, 2010, expiration date if an agreement isn’t reached by then. … Read More