|Memphis Newspaper Guild|
A link to the full 2010-2013 contract the Guild holds with the Commercial Appeal company.
Click here to download the full text of the new contract and to read a comparison between the old and new contracts.
Hang in there!
The following is a message from Memphis Newspaper Guild President Mark Watson, who starts a new job in Houston on May 4. He attended his last bargaining session on April 28.
Some talk, little change
On April 27-28, the Guild met with representatives of Memphis Publishing Company for collective bargaining and reached a tentative agreement to include in the new contract existing language that would allow the Guild to arbitrate whether a dismissal labeled as a reduction in force by the company is, in fact, a reduction in force.
A deal on some contract issues
Again talk of layoffs, pension & mediation
Talk of layoffs, pension & mediation
Plenty of talk, no deals
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