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NMG members discuss job security, evaluations

AP reporters from single-staffer offices at bargaining table, Dec. 2, 2010. Photo by Don Ryan

Three correspondents in one-person bureaus came to the bargaining table Thursday to tell the Associated Press that their seniority should count somewhere in the company.

News Media Guild members Vicki Smith of Morgantown, W.Va.; Michael Rubinkam of Allentown, Pa,; and Geoff Mulvihill of Mount Laurel, N.J., told AP that they were surprised to learn when the company laid off staffers in November 2009 that their years of service didn’t count anywhere. Continue reading