Guild Leader Index

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2014

September 3, 2014 22 layoffs in Unit as Belo prepares to sell
August 14, 2014 Sale impact bargaining with Belo begins

2013

September, 20, 2013 Buyouts offered, layoffs possible

2012

November 8, 2012  Company lays off 16

November 5, 2012 Layoff Process Frequently Asked Questions

October 15, 2012 What’s Next? (The Layoff Situation)   

May 29, 2012 Brockton Merger Goes to Member Vote

2011
December 3, 2011 Journal offers 8 buyouts

June 8, 2011 Can you help?

June 2, 201111 lose jobs in advertising

March 25, 2011 ProJo pension payments made; voting for sector VP

2009
April 14, 2009 Guild offers to trade pay rollback for job protections
April 9, 2009 Guild asks members to report problems with parking changes
April 7, 2009 PNG Administrator Tim Schick to take Guild national staff job
April 6, 2009 AH Belo seeks pay cuts
March 19, 2009 Journal asks to delay pension transition payments
March 2, 2009 Bumping: A Painful, Difficult Process
February 24, 2009 Journal to Lay Off 52 from Guild
February17, 2009 The layoff wait continues: What We Know, What We Don’t
January 30, 2009 A.H. Belo to Slash 500 Jobs; ProJo Cuts Undetermined; 401k Match Suspended

2008
October 24, 2008 Wage Freeze Does Not Apply to Guild Workers
October 9, 2008 Final Count: ProJo Cuts 31 Workers
September 24, 2008 Journal to Lay Off 30 News Employees
September 10, 2008 Guild-ProJo Agree on Severance Options for Laid-Off Workers
September 5, 2008 ProJo Layoff Q&A: What We Do and Don’t Know
September 4, 2008 ProJo Layoffs Loom; Worcester, Pawtucket & Woonsocket Announce Job Cuts
August 21, 2008 22 Sign up for Projo Buyouts
August 13, 2008 State: Unemployment Doubtful for Members Taking Buyout
July 28, 2008 (second edition) AH Belo Eyes Sale of Providence Real Estate, a Smaller Paper, On-Line Growth and Lower Dividends
July 28, 2008 Journal Offers Buyouts To Cut Up To 54 Guild Positions
May 8, 2008 International election concludes, Local election set to begin
Jan. 4, 2008 Leadership Urges Yes Vote on Contract

2007
Feb. 23, 2007 Pension-Parking Change Approved; Members Next Vote on Merger
Feb. 8, 2007 Pension Vote Reset to Feb.20
Feb. 5, 2007 ProJo:Pension Data Expected Within a Week; Providence to Host Guild’s 2008 International Sector Conference
Jan.25, 2007 Pawtucket, Woonsocket Guild Locals Seek Merger with PNG
Jan.22, 2007 Members to vote on Pension Changes, Deal Includes Parking for all Part-timers
Jan.18, 2007Copy Desk Staff Cuts Squeeze Workers

2006
Nov. 15, 2006 Pension Freeze Q&A
Nov. 6, 2006 Belo Freezing Pension Plan
Aug. 15, 2006 New Ad Dept. Rules
Attack Employees, Violate Contract; Belo Considering Freezing Pension Plan

May 16, 2006 Last Minute Schedule Changes Limited by Contract
April 14, 2006 Guild Seeks Members’ Help Identifying Blue Cross Problems; Executive Committee, Unit Council Nominees Uncontested

2005
Sept. 8, 2005 Blue Cross Returns to ProJo; Nominations Sought of Executive Committee

2004
April 28, 2004 Meet the candidates; Unit Council seats uncontested in Providence, Worcester
April 27, 2004 Hill, Malik face off in vote for PNG president; Retirement Questions?
March 10, 2004 New parking program starts March 22; Next change: Retirement plans
February 5, 2004 Friday is Retro Day;Benefit forms due Feb.10
January 30, 2004 NLRB Approves ProJo Contract Settlement; Raise, retro to be paid February;Worcester Contract Approved 67-16
January 8, 2004 Guild members to get 3% raise for 2004

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2003
December 16, 2003 Tentative Agreement Reached; Voting set December 11, 2003 Journal Agrees to Resume Negotiations
December 1, 2003 Guild takes to the airwaves
October 17, 2003 Guild questions new restrictions on outside work
October 10, 2003 Dues Settlement Reached
September 8, 2003 Children are allowed at Journal; Advertiser leafleting elicits differing responses ; Vote!
September 4, 2003 Judge upholds Guild on dues; Guild reaches more advertisers;Parking fee complaint settled; Teddy Bear Tuesday
August 29, 2003 Do Guild members deserve a fair contract? Pride Auto Group says: Absolutely!!!
August 28, 2003 Double Standard? Belo rejects Guild ethics complaint Letter from Guy Kerr of Belo
August 18, 2003 Double Standard? Belo rejects Guild ethics complaint Letter from Guy Kerr of Belo
July 29, 2003 Guild files ethics complaint against Sutton, Ryan
July 24, 2003 Rally to protest new fees: Journal makes money by charging fees for news items; Guild members still
without raises and retro pay
July 3, 2003 Member Survey: Retro pay, NLRB issue top priorities; members comment; Guild files 9 new NLRB charges
June 27, 2003 Company refuses to talk
June 17, 2003 Guild asks company to bargain; Member survey mailed; rally set for tomorrow; Candidates for President; June 12, 2003 CONTRACT REJECTED:No 160,Yes 109 ;More than $25,000 in back dues collected at the door
June 2, 2003 Contract vote set; board urges ‘no’Company’s contract offer
May 23, 2003 Guild mourns ‘Jag’; Memorial fund established to help late reporter’s widow; Nominations for new president set for June; Rally for a fair contract
May 14, 2003 Guild challenges Belo on law breaking; At annual meeting, Kohring reminds Decherd of ethics rule Journal appeals ruling — again;Latest NLRB case now goes to Washington
April 15, 2003 Judge:Ziner was illegally punished, must be returned to day shift; Heslin called ‘not credible’; Judge Kocol’s decision
April 14, 2003 (Again)
April 8, 2003 ProJo, Guild Discuss Procedure for Release of Contract Details; Guild tells ProJo it must bargain over ethics policy; Guild Membership Meeting: April 23
March 25, 2003Contract Talks Stall
Jan. 27, 2003Contract Talks Continue;Notice
of Quarterly Membership Meeting

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2002
Dec. 20, 2002 Bargaining Continues;Come join the Follies!;Guild moves to collect dues
Nov. 18, 2002 1st NLRB Case Heads to Washington on Appeal
Oct. 24, 2002 Bargaining Set for Monday; Details
of Trial Testimony about Features Department
Oct.
24, 2002
Heslin, McDonough
testify Heslin: Night job was for young but ‘proven’ state staffers; McDonough: Monti’s leave was unauthorized
Oct. 23, 2002 Reporter Ziner takes the stand; Tells of award-winning career and transfer to ‘night cops’;Guild and management witnesses testify on trial’s 2nd day
Oct. 22, 2002
Journal denies retaliation
Oct.21, 2002 Second NLRB trial
starts tomorrow; Journal faces 20 charges of violating labor law;Testimony
to reveal human toll of anti-union tactics
Oct.
2, 2002
Members Ask Company to Talk;Unanimous vote calls for ‘immediate’ return to
bargaining; Administrator’s contract unanimously
approved; New health options accepted by
overwhelming vote;
Sept.
26, 2002
Results of Limited Talks: Guild Members to Vote Wednesday on Health Plan Changes;Membership Meeting October 2
Sept. 17, 2002 Judge: Back Pay & Compensation Due to Guild Members
Sept. 16, 2002 GUILTY! Journal found guilty on every major charge by the National Labor Relations Board
August 23, 2002Journal says union dues are mandatory
August 1, 2002 NLRB Lodges 11 New Unfair Labor Practice Counts; Contract Offer Called ‘Regressive’
July 26, 2002 Q & A: More about the Guild dues and membership arbitration ruling
July 25, 2002 Ruling: Dues Mandatory; Arbitrator Says Projo Misled Employees; Orders Newspaper To Reimburse The Guild
June 10, 2002Byline Strike deferred till June 20
June 6, 2002 Byline Strike Set for June 13
May 30, 2002 Guild Accepts
‘Holiday’ on Insurance Premiums
May 24, 2002 Delay Avoided:ProJo Agrees to Separate Trial on New NLRB ChargesJournal Charged with New Violations of Law
May 9, 2002 Decherd Dodges Guild Members at Belo Shareholders Meeting Membership Meeting Update
April 18, 2002 Offer worse than before Company Benefit Proposal
April 11, 2002 Outside reps warn: New ad rules hurting sales
March 3, 2002 Analysis:
Prosecution to rest case tomorrow Last week’s testimony detailed 46 violations of labor law
January 28, 2002 Hearing to begin Feb. 25: Guild readies for NLRB trial

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2001

December 10, 2001 52 in Guild Take the Buyout
November 20, 2001 ProJo suffers 3rd court loss; drops round in ‘Pre-Pub 6’case
November 15, 2001 Appeals court boots Journal parking ploy
November
8, 2001 thwarts the Journal’s attempt to delay dues case; Guild
plans second United Way donor drive
November
2, 2001
Rally
draws friends from near and far; New
talks set for Nov. 14
October
16, 2001
Guild delays boycott vote, cites ProJo buyout effects
October 15, 2001The boycott debate: MacKay, yes; Patinkin, no.
October 11, 2001 Guild board approves offering buyout plan; ProJo Pulls
2002 Wage Offer as Belo Announces One-Year Freeze
October 9, 2001 ‘YES’ for a boycott
October 4, 2001 COMPANY OFFERS
BUYOUTS; 79 IN GUILD MAY BE ELIGIBLE
October 2, 2001 BOYCOTT VOTE SET, Guild calls for new talks; Feds issue 11 new counts; hearings Feb. 25
September 21, 2001 Federal court orders arbitration of dues case; Judge also rules contract clause requiring dues payments is still in effect; NLRB set to issue new charges against Journal; February hearing date eyed
September 17, 2001 Pulling together: The Guild produces historic papers, sustains 1-week byline strike; The big deal about bylines
September 5, 2001Week-long byline strike starts Sept. 10
August 21, 2001Individual byline strikes continue at the Journal ;’Wildcatters’: Who’s withholding bylines and credits from work produced for The Journal; Guild to march on Labor Day
August 10, 2001 On guard at the Journal
August 4, 2001 Contract sticking points; A long dispute about pensions
February 2002
123 have left the Providence Journal in 2 1/2 years. Among these names
were some of The Journal’s most distinguished and promising journalists
2001
52 in Guild Take the Buyout
July 3, 2001 EXODUS, PART II
New York Times reporter cites poor morale at Providence Journal… June 17, 2001: ProJo exodus continues
July 24, 2001 Report To Guild Members;Fight Journal lawlessness: Support the Pre-pub Six; Where do we stand?; Chart: Contract Sticking Points
July 19, 2001 New Federal suit seeks pay, bonus for 6 pre-pub workers;Car trouble, again
July 3, 2001 EXODUS, PART II; New York Times reporter cites poor morale at Providence Journal; 3 more staffers to go; AJR has story; N.Y. Times reporter Chris Chivers’ letter to Belo chief Robert Decherd ; Guild seeks tougher building security
June 27, 2001 Pressmen agree to 8-year pact
June 25, 2001 Talks ‘constructive’on 3 issues, Guild says
June 20, 2001 Session June 21: to talk about
guard removal, intern program;Be well-prepared; then don’t hold back, Seattle strike vet tells Providence Guild; Rally!
June 12, 2001 Seattle striker to speak at Thursday meeting; 130 get more me-too wages; Black Thursday every Thursday
June 6, 2001 Company plants new work on porters, sows scorn on Guild
June 4, 2001Hearings postponed after NLRB lawyer suffers back injury; Robbery heightens concern: Guild demands company restore security guard
May 25, 2001 6 New Unfair Charges Lodged Against Journal; Were you shortchanged on back pay? Six Flags, anyone?
May 16, 2001 Projo Makes ‘Me-Too’ Wage Payout
May 14, 2001 Belo censors Guild In shareholder webcast:CueCat: Sent to Corporate Doghouse?;Arbitrator rules against Guild in D.C. columnist pay case
May 10, 2001‘MESSAGE RECEIVED’: Belo stockholders learn of troubles in Providence at annual meeting; Guild leaders give 3 public speeches, confer privately with Decherd and other company brass
May 1, 2001 Mr. Chairman! What’s Happening Up In Providence?: Two Guild members to attend Belo stockholders May 9 confab in Dallas; Guild wins reduction in worker’s suspension ;Black Thursday
April 19, 2001 Guild Asks Court To Make Journal Pay “Me-Too” Raise Guild leadership team set for a new one-year term ; Letter from Ellen Liberman
April 16, 2001 ProJo exodus continues;So Long… ;Why they left
March 30, 2001 Guild wins key new-technology ruling ;Status report
March 22, 2001 NLRB postpones Guild hearings, probes new charges against Company;Status report;Dear Providence
Journal…;
March 20, 2001 Guild, company resolve key dispute over words
March 12, 2001 Let’s get together… For a POTLUCK SUPPER!;Status report;Guild leaflets; Projo gabfest
March 8, 2001 Company spurns guild’s proposal for new talks;Kennedy’s Follies act prompts rash of news stories
March 2, 2001 NLRB lodges 10 new unfair labor practice counts against Journal; all charges to be heard April 2; Status report;First Guild United Way campaign draws 63 donors
February 19, 2001 Arbitrator sets terms for ‘me-too’ wage hike;Wage hike estimates;
February 12, 2001 The Journal ducks a frank discussion of ‘union-busting’ What is the ‘Profit Performance Bonus’ the company says it will pay this week?;Bargaining session scheduled;
February 9,2001 Belo Reports ‘Top-Tier Revenue Growth Rates’ Status report
February 5, 2001 Guild challenges ProJo to show it’s not out to break the union ;Says reduced wage offer widens contract gap and forces union to continue boycott preparation; calls for continued negotiations; suggests steps that could help settlement and make boycott plans unnecessary.
January 31, 2001 Why is the Guild considering a reader boycott?
January 29, 2001 Guild expects bonus, pay hike & back wages; Concern about boycott letter An executive board member replies
January 24, 2001 Union ‘Disappointed’ Too; Guild
renews proposal for Journal-union open forum; counters paper’s threats with new unfair labor charges;Status report;The John Kiffney Award
January 22, 2001 Why does the company’s current offer threaten the Guild’s future?;Remember the United Way!
January 18 , 2001 Guild boycott plans prompt new threats; Company rejects contract forum;”Stay steadfast,” TNG tells members
January 15, 2001 Why is Projo holding back benefits from the Guild?;Protest today; More lunches
January 12, 2001 Noon protests to air unfair labor counts; Don’t miss out: Free food; plenty of talk ;We need to hear
from you!
Guild Member Comment Form
January 11, 2001 What’s Not to Like About the ‘Free Parking’ Proposal?; Have lunch with the Guild: Membership meeting
January 17, 2001
January 10, 2001 JOURNAL – GUILD
FORUM PROPOSED; Darrell West would moderate;Free lunch!
January 9, 2001What’s the real story about Belo pensions?;Free lunch! Guild briefs
January 5 , 2001 ASK THE GUILD: How will recent unfair labor charges affect negotiations? Follies!United Way

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2000

December 28, 2000 Negotiations status report;Support the United Way!A CHRISTMAS STORY: The final chapter
December 21, 2000 Extra: NLRB
CHARGES PROJO WITH ILLEGAL TACTICS;APRIL TRIAL SET ON MORE THAN 20 UNFAIR LABOR PRACTICES;Additional charges still under investigation
December 21, 2000 HOWARD HAILED AS HOLIDAY HUMBUG:Journal Publisher Sutton voted Scrooge of the Year
December 19, 2000 UNITED WAY PLEDGES DUE DEC. 29;SUTTON IN RUNNING FOR KEY R. I. HONOR: Scrooge of the Year
December
15, 2000
‘What’s our next step?;FOLLIES TIME!;Work-to-rule: Taxi
Story Continues For Reporters Not Using Cars
December 13, 2000 CIANCI BYPASSES
SUTTON LUNCH, TAKES GUILD PROTEST TO HEART;GUILD LOSES VACATION
ARBITRATION CASE
December 6 , 2000 RALLY DEC. 12 AGAINST
PROJO HEARTLESSNESS;Sutton to get ‘Gold Heart’ from respected RI group; Guild rally to note lack of heart in negotiations;ASK THE GUILD:
‘Can we settle some pending issues?’;Tales from Belo: YOU WANT A WHAT?
November 29, 2000 BOYCOTT PREPARATIONS
CONTINUE;ST. JEAN ELECTED TO EXECUTIVE BOARD; STRIKE IN SEATTLE
November 20, 2000 GUILD SPONSORS
ITS FIRST UNITED WAY CAMPAIGN;GUILD DEMANDS PAPER
RETURN PROJO.COM WORK; Internet video is union work, Guild tells company• Managers halt on-line tasks, threaten to hire outsiders;LEADERSHIP?;At a luncheon honoring his so-called “leadership” qualities, ProJo publisher
Howard Sutton kept a wall of security personnel between him and a group
of his own Providence Journal employees.;LET’S TALK: Join the Guild’s e-mail discussion forum
November 6, 2000 CO. HALTS SOME
ON-LINE WORK; Video, sound packages for projo.com stopped after Guild outlines concerns; union mystified by halt; notes welcome for new processes;The Guild’s Letter
November 3, 2000 ARBITRATOR SPEEDS UP GUILD’S WAGE HIKE CASE; He says ‘no’ to company’s request to stall payout with time-consuming hearings; instead, he orders written arguments handed in next month;FAMILY PLAN MEDICAL RATES JUMP UP TO 25%;A HEART FOR HOWARD; Medical Miracle? Or Fairy tale? Heart Assn. to Honor Publisher with’Gold Heart’ Award
October 27, 2000 MEMBERS TO VOTE
ON BOYCOTT; STRIKE VETS WILL HELP EFFORT; Keane, Becker to lay boycott groundwork; membership will be asked for green light at start; INDUSTRY TRENDS: ARE CUTBACKS AHEAD FOR THE JOURNAL?
October 20, 2000 QUALITY TAKES A HIKE; WHERE’S WALT?;Sunday column critical of ‘DigitalConvergence’ disappearsWas ProJo news judgment skewed by business, marketing concerns?; KID’S STUFF;A story by an editor’s teenage son gets top billing in Monday paper; Paper did not disclose family relationship; ethics issues raised;DEBATE: Do Digital Duties Detract Or Develop New Skills?;CAUTION: Cunning CueCats Can Compromise Privacy
October 18, 2000 JOURNAL CIRCULATION PLUMMETS; Belo boasts of Journal’s revenues but skips over labor, sales troubles; IN OUR OWN WORDS: NOT JUST A FIGHT FOR THIS YEAR, IT IS A FIGHT FOR THE NEXT DECADE By John Hill
October 16, 2000 SUTTON BANTERS WITH GUILD PROTESTERS; Publisher encounters union leafleters at Westin event, insists that he won’t “negotiate in a driveway”De Paul; GUILD WILL TELL UNITED WAY ABOUT NEW POLICY;
October 11, 2000KENNEDY SAYS PROJO MAKING ‘CLASSIC’ ANTI-UNION ATTACK;NEW GUILD POLICY:GIVE TO UNITED WAY; DON’T LET JOURNAL TAKE THE CREDIT;HONORING HOWARD;When the VCRI honors Sutton with its 2000 Award for Outstanding Commitment to Volunteerism, the Guild will be there.
October 9, 2000KENNEDY TO ADDRESS GUILD The congressman has worked to advance Guild bargaining, legal moves. Negotiations, boycott plans and special electionalso on meeting agenda.; IN OUR OWN WORDS: Guild members speak;WHY WE NEED AN EFFECTIVE BOYCOTT By Brian Jones;THE BOYCOTT: A DISSENTING OPINION By Mark Patinkin
September 19, 2000 COMPANY GOES BACK
TO COURT After losing parking case; Newshounds dodge company potholes enroute to primary; Business reporter told to take a bus to where no buses go; Editor says reporter “less valuable” if he won’t use car
September 11, 2000GUILD, PROJO REACH
SETTLEMENT ON SHORT-CHANGED VACATION PAY; Reporter denied a ride to Johnston; candidate forced to come to Journal
September 7, 2000 KENNEDY HITS PROJO
BLOCKADE;R.I. congressman talks with Belo chairman and Journal publisherKennedy also asks federal labor officials to speed unfair charges;THE REAL MCCOY: JOURNAL UNFAIR TO ITS WORKERS ;CJR HURLS A ‘DART’AT THE JOURNAL FOR ‘DOUBLE STANDARD’ COVERAGE
August 3, 2000 GUILD SEEKS SPEEDY ARBITRATION PAYOUT;How pay could be affected; WORK-TO-RULE IS THREE WEEKS OLD;PRE-PUBLISHING GUIDE TO WORK-TO-RULE
August 1, 2000 GUILD SCORES KEY
ROUND IN ‘POOR LOSER’ COURT CASE;U.S. MAGISTRATE SUPPORTS GUILD’S WIN IN 1998 PARKING ARBITRATION CASE; more Coming About Wage Arbitration Win
July 17, 2000 GUILD WINS ‘ME
TOO’ ARBITRATION; Back Pay Award Could Top $320,000
July 10, 2000WORK-TO-RULE: Q& A ;Building cleaning guide to Work-To-Rule;A BANNER MORNING FOR THE GUILD
July 6, 2000A GUILD GUIDE FOR WORK-TO-RULE
July 5, 2000;WORK-TO-RULE BEGINS JULY 10; Talks Next Week; ProJo Back in Court
June 28, 2000DELIVERY REPS VOTE NO, 53 to 37;COMPANY OFFERS TO RESUME TALKS
June 19, 2000 GUILD RALLY BOLSTERED BY RI UNIONS
June 14, 2000 RALLY FOR NEW GUILD
MEMBERS; RALLY FOR OUR NEGOTIATIORS;MAIL BALLOTING
HAS BEGUN FOR CIRCULATION DEPT.; GUILD RALLY BOLSTERED BY RI UNIONS
June 13, 2000 23 GRIEVANCES PENDING UNFAIR LABOR PRACTICE CHARGES
June 12, 2000 NO BYLINES SPARK PUBLIC INTEREST IN GUILD CAUSE; Rally set; Election results
June 2, 2000 WEEK-LONG BYLINE STRIKE STARTS JUNE 5
May 31, 2000 ProJo Dodges Contract Talks, Continues Anti-Union Efforts;Point by Point: The Guild/Company Issues
May 26, 2000 COMPANY REJECTS MAY 3 CONTRACT OFFER;The Guild Goes to A Ball; Spreads Word of Unstately ProJo Anti-Union Tactics
May 18, 2000 NLRB orders guild
vote in circulation;Cost-cutting tales: In pursuit of profits, The Journal hijacks $6.29-a-day from an Editorial Assistant
May 11, 2000 GUILD WINS AGAIN IN WORCESTER
May 9, 2000 Guild Exec. Board Waits for ProJo Contract Response;Dues Reminder;Discount tickets to Six Flags
May 5, 2000 Exec Board meets Monday on talks;Key Guild Contract Changes
April 27, 2000 Work-to-rule authorized by membership
April 25, 2000 MEMBERSHIP VOTES TOMORROW ON WORK ACTION;WORK-TO-RULE: QUESTIONS & ANSWERS
April 24, 2000 An Advertising Guide for Work-to-Rule;TALKS WILL DETERMINE WORK-TO-RULE SCHEDULE;FINAL WORK-TO-RULE LUNCH
April 21, 2000 PROJO CIRCULATION WORKERS
BID TO JOIN PROVIDENCE GUILD;MORE WORK-TO-RULE LUNCHES
April 19, 2000 A Visuals Guide for Work-to-Rule;Work-to-rule Pre-vote Lunches Begin Today;Company walks out of grievance
meeting;MUSINGS ON WORK-TO-RULE
April 17, 2000 GUILD LUNCHES PLANNED FOR UPCOMING VOTE;A Reporter’s Guide For Work-to-Rule;UNION ACTIVIST REASSIGNED
April 13, 2000 NEXT TALKS SET FOR MAY 3;Guild Seeks Election to Represent 26 More at Worcester Paper;Letter to Editor and Publisher: Drawing Conclusions
April 12, 2000 Journal Sues Guild – Again;Lesson from New York: A paper apologizes to Rhode Island readers
April 11, 2000 Work-to-Rule Vote Scheduled
for April 26
March 31, 2000 COMPANY REFUSES PENSION INFO;
SAYS BENEFITS “NOT BEING OFFERED”;PETTY CASH
March 29, 2000 Slanted ProJo Coverage Continues
in Guild dispute;An Analysis: A TRAP AVOIDED
March 27, 2000 GUILD BLOCKS FORUM; JOURNAL
SKEWS STORY;The Whole Song’;Paper Downplays Story; Continues Unfair Coverage
March 20, 2000 NEW BELO PENSION UNVEILED;Side-by-side comparison of 401K plans;VICTORY IN WORCESTER
March 14, 2000 NEW TALKS SET FOR FRIDAY;First Bargaining Since Jan. 24; Co. Asks Mediator for Session;DUES STILL DUE;UNION PIN GOES CYBER
March 13, 2000 Ad Incentives Disappoint Guild;But Non-union Directors Make Out;Sutton Drawing Flowers Briefly, But Wilts Under Editor’s Gaze
March 9, 2000 PJ LEVELS NEW THREATS Retroactivity — again BELO BENEFITS: 1997 and NOW;THE OTHER ISSUES
March 6, 2000 GUILD VISITS HOME SHOW TO
PUBLICIZE PROJO TACTICS Weekend Leafleting Continues Efforts to Tell of Bad Faith Talks;Dues plan: Write the Uniona Check; Send the Journal a Message
March 1, 2000 CARTOON TRAGEDY A light-hearted caricature of Publisher Howard Sutton brings harsh sanctions against three of the newspaper’s top staffers.
February 28, 2000 GUILD LEAFLETS PJ CONFAB Sutton, Hamblett Receive Hand-delivered Copies;Great work, Guild members A Week to Remember
February 21,2000 NO BONUS FOR GUILD;RALLY!
February 18,2000 RALLY! Fountain Street protest set ;POOR LOSERS: PROJO APPEALS GUILD’S ARBITRATION AWARD;TNG-CWA TO BACK LEGAL COSTS
February 11, 2000 Message from the President: Now It’s Time for Patience & Action
February 10,2000 Questions & Answers: Where We Stand
February 8,2000 Contract Fight Escalates:ProJo Attempts to Scare Guild Members
February 4,2000 RECORD GUILD VOTE REJECTS CO. OFFER, 354 TO 28
February 3,2000 LAST DAY TO VOTE Two-day balloting ends at 5 p.m.Exec. board, negotiators: `vote no’;A view from the Guild’s Washington office;The John Kiffney Award
February 3,2000 Detailed comparison of Company and Guild proposals
February 2,2000 VOTE TODAY;CONTRACT ISSUES: Company wants to toss grievances, unfair charges;The John Kiffney Award;Guild on the Web
February 1, 2000 Contract Vote Tomorrow;IN OUR OWN WORDS;Cafeteria Chats
January 31, 2000 Contract questions?;Cafeteria Chats Set for Monday and Tuesday; Membership meeting and voting details;IN OUR OWN WORDS
January 28, 2000 Contract issues: Questions
& Answers;IN OUR OWN WORDS
January 27, 2000 Contract issuesFREE PARKING?;IN OUR OWN WORDS
January 26, 2000 VOTE SET ON PROJO OFFER; Why You Should Vote NO
January 21, 2000 ProJo `Take-backs’ Cost Money & Time
January 20, 2000 401k: ProJo Holds back the Money
January 19, 2000 Pensions: Belo’s is Richer
January 18, 2000Work-to-rule Vote Set;Health Insurance: Will it Eat Your Raise?
January 14, 2000 Friday at Noon: Take a Moment
to Reflect;Tell Us Your Horror Stories
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January 13, 2000 Membership Seeks Vote to Begin
Work-to-Rule
January 12, 2000 >Don’t Use Your Cars!
January 11, 2000 It’s Time to Send the Boss
a Message;Talking Points for Letters to Management
January 10, 2000 Bandaids: The Company’s Health
Care;Guild SWAT Team Delivers the Goods;Guild Wins Extra Money for Intern

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