Dec 04

Important meeting to discuss election, contract negotiations, and lower dues.

Dec 03

Important meeting to discuss election, contract negotiations, and lower dues.

Guild members will vote on a proposal to lower dues at meetings this Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

The Guild Executive Board wants to reduce dues to help members cope with rising health insurance premiums and stagnant wages.

There will be Guild membership meetings next week to establish the final slate of candidates running for election as Guild officers. The Guild Negotiations Committee will also provide an update on the progress of ongoing talks.

Members of the Waterville unit of the News Guild of Maine today unanimously elected Peter McGuire as unit chairperson.

Pete replaces Travis J. Lazarczyk, who stepped down after seven and a half years in the position.

This is a call for nominations for members interested in running for election as a Guild officer.

Following is the slate of candidates who have declared they are running for election:

The News Guild of Maine today filed an unfair labor practice charge with the National Labor Relations Board against MaineToday Acquisitions Inc.

The Guild Negotiations Committee and company representatives have reached a tentative agreement on grievance and arbitration language.

Thank you for hanging in with us this summer while we rebuilt our dues collection operation following the surprise asset sale of the company.

There will be elections held in November to fill all positions on the Guild Executive Board. The board is looking for three volunteers to form a temporary Elections Committee to oversee the process.

Guild Elections