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A link to the full 2010-2013 contract the Guild holds with the Commercial Appeal company.

No Raises

Two More Tentative Agreements

We'll be distributing a new sticker each day this week. (February 17-21)

Don't Know What to Believe

"Progressive Discipline is Not Required."

The Cormmercial Appeal on Dec. 5 said it will trim 17 employees from the payroll effective Dec. 19, as part of a restructuring to improve content and revenue. Read more >>>

Membership Meeting
Membership Meeting: all member are invited

Day: Monday, November 18
Time: 11pm to 3pm: We will be there all afternoon so every member has an opportunity to come by during their lunch break.
Place: The Renaissance Center

Business Includes:
1. discuss bargaining issues
2. collect nominations of next year’s officers
3. distribute Kroger gift cards

Guild’s persistence wins jobs, back pay for former contractors. The Memphis Newspaper Guild is fighting for fairness.

Bargaining Bulletin #6 gives some details about the bit of progress made, but it doesn't look like we will be running out of thinks to talk about any time soon.

Two days of contract negotiations at FedExForum last week produced positive movement on health care coverage and spirited discussions, but no agreement, on rules governing the company’s ability to discipline and terminate employees.

Bargaining bulletin #4 regarding the negotiations that took place August 21 and 22. The company is not making any strides to be ahead of the curve.

Bargaining Bulletin #3 for the dates of August 7 & 8, 2013. The Company keeps calling it "small stuff" but for us it effects our livelihood.

Agree to Disagree is the catch phrase of these meetings. Though we di have a few minor agreements, we spent a lot of time getting a feel for the reasoning behind the proposals made.

July 24 & 25 have been set as our next bargaining dates. They will be held at the Downtown Marriott Hotel from 9am to 5pm.

Guild & company exchange proposals & set more meetings June 19, 2013--The Memphis Newspaper Guild opened negotiations Wednesday, June 19, 2013 on a new collective bargaining agreement with The Commercial Appeal. Representatives of the guild and Memphis Publishing Co. exchanged initial proposals and scheduled six more bargaining dates through Aug. 22.

The Memphis Newspaper Guild (TNG-CWA Local 33091) and Memphis Publishing Co. have begun negotiations on new contract covering employees at The Commercial Appeal.

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