Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Guild-Represented Bargaining Unit at Jersey Journal Now On Facebook

Jersey Journal Vice Unit Chair Mike Conte surveys the the Jersey City landscape from high atop the Jersey Journal building. (Photo by John Phillips)

The Newspaper Guild at The Jersey Journal The Newspaper Guild of New York, CWA Local 31006 represents the writers, reporters, and photographers at The Jersey Journal. The collective bargaining agreement between the Guild and the Jersey Journal expires on December 31,2012. Management has offered a 1 year contract with zero (0) percent wage increase after having given Guild-represented employees no wage increase in any of the past 4 years.

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The Jersey Journal is a newspaper published from Monday through Saturday, covering news and events throughout Hudson County, New Jersey. The headquarters in Jersey City are at Journal Square which was named after the newspaper. It is a sister paper to The Star-Ledger of Newark, New Jersey, The Times of Trenton and the Staten Island Advance, all of which are owned by Advance Publications, which bought the paper in 1945.

We will be utilizing this social media page for our mobilization efforts in this important contract campaign and to facilitate communication between The Guild-represented employees at The Jersey Journal, the media, labor community, and the public at large. Together we can get a fair contract with fair wages, benefits, and working conditions at The Jersey Journal.

In Solidarity,

Bob D


Robert R. Daraio
Local Representative
The Newspaper Guild of New York
1501 Broadway, Suite 708,  NYC 10036
914-774-2646 Cell 212-575-1507 Office
212.730.1531 Fax 914-944-9626 Home

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