Pacific Northwest Newspaper Guild Updates

Update October 22, 2020

CPM and the Pacific Northwest Newspaper Guild sat (virtually, due to social distancing) for a negotiation session on October 22, 2020.

Proposals discussed were:

  • Management proposal on Hiring
  • New Guild proposal on Employee Integrity
  • New Guild proposal on Events and Marketing Materials

Status and Outcomes:

  • Tentative Agreement on Hiring

Next Steps:

  • Next bargaining session scheduled for November 12, 2020​

Update September 30, 2020

CPM and the Pacific Northwest Newspaper Guild sat (virtually, due to social distancing) for a negotiation session on September 30, 2020.

Proposals discussed were:

  • Guild accepts latest Management language on Layoffs and Recall
  • Guild counter proposal on Transfers and Promotions
  • Guild counter proposal on Hiring 
  • Management counter proposal (after caucus) on Transfers and Promotions
  • Management counter proposal (after caucus) on Hiring

Status and Outcomes:

Update September 18, 2020

CPM and the Pacific Northwest Newspaper Guild sat (virtually, due to social distancing) for a negotiation session on September 18, 2020.

Proposals discussed were:

  • Guild counter proposal on Layoff and Recall
  • Guild counter proposal on Hiring
  • Management response to Syndication
  • Management counter proposal on Transfers and Promotions
  • Management counter proposal (after caucus) on Layoff and Recall
  • Management counter proposal (after caucus) on Hiring

Status and Outcomes:

Update September 2, 2020

CPM and the Pacific Northwest Newspaper Guild sat (virtually, due to social distancing) for a negotiation session on September 2, 2020.

Proposals discussed were:

Update August 20, 2020

CPM and the Pacific Northwest Newspaper Guild sat (virtually, due to social distancing) for a negotiation session on August 20, 2020.

Proposals discussed were:

  • Guild counter proposal on Outside Activity
  • Management counter proposal on Leaves of Absence
  • Management counter proposal Layoff and Recall
  • Management counter proposal on Transportation and Parking 

Status and Outcomes:

  • Tentative Agreement reached on Outside Activity

Next Steps:

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