Contract info: Detroit Fress Press, CBA Detroit News
Posted:December 20, 2016

Detroit Free Press Contract 2016
Detroit News CBA 2016

New contract for Observer & Eccentric
Posted: June 16, 2016

Congratulations to our brothers and sisters at the Observer and Eccentric and Hometown Life on your new contract.


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Posted: May 19, 2016

Please come out and support our CWA brothers and sisters who work for Verizon. An Injury to One is an Injury to All.

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Contract Ratified
Posted: April 24, 2016

Detroit Newspaper Workers ratify 3 year contracts.

Tentative Agreement
Posted: April 17, 2016

After many, many hours of difficult discussions and decisions the Free Press and Detroit News have a tentative agreement.

Fair Contract Now!
Posted: April 1, 2016

Extra, Extra, read all about it. Detroit Free Press and Detroit news editorial staff have been without a contract for 1 week! Click to view images.


Bargaining Updates
Posted: March 24, 2016

Thank you for all your support. Check out our latest bargaining bulletin to get more on our labor dispute at The Detroit News and Free Press.

Guild Bargaining Bulletin The Guild had two more joint bargaining sessions with the Free Press, News and O&E on March 15 and 16, in addition to the sessions on March 3 and 4.

Guild Bargaining Bulletin The Newspaper Guild of Detroit had negotiation sessions on March 3 and 4 regarding new collective bargaining
agreements for Free Press, Detroit News and Observer & Eccentric employees.

Informational Picket The Journalist at the Detroit Free Press and Detroit News are working without a contract. The company refuses to extend because it “does not benefit them.”

Gannett retracts buyout offer at Detroit Free Press
Posted: March 9, 2016

In late August, Gannett announced that it was offering a voluntary buyout plan to staffers 55 and over with at least 15 years service, part of an effort to “better align our structure to become a next generation media company.” More...

Digital First Media workers unite to fight for fair contracts
posted: January 13, 2016

Today we are launching a national, coordinated campaign to win fair contracts with wage increases for the nearly 1,000 Guild-represented employees of Digital First Media. More from Digital First Media Workers

Labor Day 2015
posted: August 8, 2015

Click to view images of the 2015 Labor Day parade held in Detroit, MI

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