So long, Heaney

The newsroom says goodbye to longtime Guild leader and investigative reporter Jim Heaney, whose aggressive leadership and outspoken presence at the Guild bargaining table has helped safeguard the jobs and benefits of those of us who continue to work here. On Thursday, the newsroom paid tribute to Heaney and other Guild members who have accepted … Continue reading So long, Heaney

Investigative Post: ‘It might as well have been Alden’ who bought The Buffalo News

Investigative Post, the Buffalo-based nonprofit news outlet, has taken notice of the recent newsroom cuts imposed by owner Lee Enterprises on The Buffalo News. In a item published Sunday under the headline “The Buffalo News is hemorrhaging journalists,” former News reporter and Buffalo Newspaper Guild member Jim Heaney points out how Lee “is slashing staff … Continue reading Investigative Post: ‘It might as well have been Alden’ who bought The Buffalo News

August 2011 Executive Committee Minutes

Aug. 17, 2011–  President Henry Davis called the meeting to order at 5:38 p.m, Aug. 17, 2011 at The News’ second-floor meeting room.  Motion/Second/Carried Besecker/Tan to accept the minutes from last month’s meeting after the correction of a typographical error (2012 to 2011).  Committee reports: Finances:  Kim Leiser reported on finances.

July 2011 Local Meeting Minutes

Wednesday, July 20, 2011  President Henry Davis called the meeting to order at 5:37 p.m, July 20, 2011 in The News first-floor auditorium.  Motion/Second/Carried Tan/McShea to approve the June executive meeting minutes as published on the Guild website, pending the addition of new members.   Committee Reports Grievance:  Tammy Turnbull provided a grievance update for Phil … Continue reading July 2011 Local Meeting Minutes