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AP says it wants changes in mileage minimums for photographers, others

A company proposal to eliminate the minimum mileage for Guild-covered employees would also affect weekly minimums for photographers, videographers, video journalists and some hybrid journalists, Associated Press bargainers said Monday.

Last week, the company proposed eliminating the minimum $15 mileage expense. News Media Guild bargainers asked Monday if that would “explode” contract language that gives photographers and others weekly expense of five times the daily minimum. The company said yes and that it expected to have a proposal soon.

The Guild asked the company to provide a cost savings estimate on the proposal. Continue reading