Tag Archives: Medical Plan

EFE Continues Press For Wage Cuts

MIAMI, Jan. 25, 2013  — EFE News Services continued its press for wage cuts as bargaining resumed this week, saying the Madrid-based news organization is in a financial “crisis” which requires sacrifice.

The Guild has requested books and records to support economic necessity and the Company agreed to quickly assemble information for the Union’s review. The Guild represents U.S. editorial and administrative employees. Continue reading

AP Seeks Pension, Medical Concessions

NEW YORK — The Associated Press has proposed freezing the pension plans for editorial and technology staffers covered by the News Media Guild contract, bringing swift reactions from those employees.

The proposal came Tuesday, the second day of bargaining between the NMG and the AP. The contract expires Nov. 30.  The AP also proposed steep increases in health insurance. Continue reading