Providence Journal Unit

The Providence Newspaper Guild was founded to represent workers from several departments at the Providence Journal.
The newspaper was sold to GateHouse Media in September 2014, at which time negotiations for a new contract got under way.
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As some of our union leaders fight for those laid off and those remaining in negotiations, others are working with members to fight on the ground level with a progression of mobilization efforts and visual events to show how important ALL OF US are to Projo and Rhode Island.

As some of our union leaders fight for those laid off and those remaining in negotiations, others are working with members to fight on the ground level with a progression of mobilization efforts and visual events to show how important ALL OF US are to Projo and Rhode Island.

GateHouse talks begin

Read about the commencement of bargaining with GateHouse, new owners of the Providence Journal, in the Sept. 12 Guild Leader Read more…

Providence layoffs come down; Unit meets Sept. 4

22 people laid off in anticipation of sale from Belo to GateHouse.

Providence staff gets its licks in with ice cream street action

 About 80 of the Providence Journal’s writers, copy editors, advertisers, photographers and others — the staff that makes the newspaper and Read more…