Lump sum payment of $500 coming up for AP’s Guild-covered staffers

It’s time for another contractual benefit for AP staffers covered by the News Media Guild.

A lump sum payment of $500 is due as of Sunday, March 1. The Guild will check with AP to find out if staffers should expect that payment in their March 13th paycheck.
Five Hundreds

Lump sum payments of $300 are due on June 1, 2016, and Sept. 1, 2017. Guild-covered staffers received a 2 percent pay raise on Sept. 25, 2014. A 1.75 percent pay raise is due Nov. 15 of this year with a 1.5 percent pay raise due Jan. 1, 2017.