Fourteen Buffalo Newspaper Guild and family members took part in Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper’s annual “Spring Sweep” on April 23. We take part in the annual clean-up to honor the late John “Jay” Bonfatti, a longtime environmental reporter for The Buffalo News and dedicated Guild officer. This year, the Guild team was assigned to clean along … Continue reading Guild participates in Waterkeeper’s ‘Spring Sweep’ cleanup
Volunteers needed for annual John “Jay” Bonfatti shoreline cleanup
In honor of our late News colleague John “Jay” Bonfatti, Guild members will once again participate in the annual Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper Spring Shoreline Sweep. The Shoreline Sweep will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 25. Every year, Guild members help clean up the Ohio Street Boat Launch and Father Conway Park … Continue reading Volunteers needed for annual John “Jay” Bonfatti shoreline cleanup
Holiday party closes out 2019 with cheer
Members of the Guild, retirees and family members, gathered at Templeton Landing on Friday, Dec. 6 for the annual holiday party. The Lonnie Hudgins Memorial Singers performed modified carols again this year and members of the Typographical Union No. 9 joined Guild members for the first time. Here are some photos from the party.
Cast your Guild vote Tuesday
Vote from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the fifth-floor cafeteria Earlier this year, The NewsGuild held a contested unionwide election for president. Incumbent candidate Bernie Lunzer faced a challenge from Los Angeles’ Jon Schleuss. Based on several election challenges, The NewsGuild must re-run the election. Lunzer is the current president of The NewsGuild. He … Continue reading Cast your Guild vote Tuesday
Guild’s Holiday Party set for Dec. 6
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Welcome event for Typographical Union merger Nov. 6
Mark your calendars! To welcome the two dozen Buffalo News employees previously represented by the Typographical Union, the Guild will host a welcome event on the second floor at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6 for all Guild members. More details to come.
Guild Executive Committee approves Buffalo-Niagara Typographical Union merger
It’s official! The Buffalo Newspaper Guild Executive Committee unanimously voted to approve the merger agreement with the Buffalo-Niagara Typographical Union No. 9, CWA Local 14148. Typographical Union President Harold Rehm and Guild President Sandy Tan signed the merger agreement Tuesday, which was immediately ratified by the Executive Committee. Additional paperwork to gain official News Guild … Continue reading Guild Executive Committee approves Buffalo-Niagara Typographical Union merger
NewsGuild re-running presidential election Nov. 12
Earlier this year, The NewsGuild held a hotly contested unionwide election for president. Incumbent candidate Bernie Lunzer faced a challenge from Los Angeles’ Jon Schleuss. Schleuss and others challenged the results of the election, and a review from the Sector Election and Referendum Committee showed major problems with the way ballots were distributed, particularly to … Continue reading NewsGuild re-running presidential election Nov. 12
Guild members march in Labor Day Parade
Buffalo Newspaper Guild members marched with other CWA members at the Labor Day Parade in South Buffalo this year. Here are some photos from the event.
March in the Labor Day Parade
Guild members called to show solidarity in face of mounting challenges Aug. 27, 2019 – It’s been yet another challenging year, but the members of the Buffalo Newspaper Guild have stood strong. We remain committed to our mission. We’ve continued to produce, edit and distribute excellent journalism, even in an era of shrinking resources. And … Continue reading March in the Labor Day Parade