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Bargaining Update

Indianapolis News Guild Wins Greater Labor Protections in New Contract

Last week, members of the Indianapolis News Guild (TNG-CWA Local 34070), which represents journalists and photographers with the Indianapolis Star newspaper, reached an agreement with parent company Gannett. The deal, which took three years of negotiations, will raise base salaries and includes annual across-the-board pay increases. The bargaining team also negotiated guidelines for the use of artificial intelligence as well as commitments from the company for diversity, equity, and inclusion.

“The biggest win is our economics package, which will benefit every member of our bargaining unit," said veteran photographer and TNG-CWA Local 34070 President Jenna Watson.


Arizona Republic Workers Ratify New Contract

After four years of negotiations, members of the Arizona Republic Guild (TNG-CWA Local 39213) are celebrating a victory. Last week, members ratified a contract with parent company Gannett, which will result in higher wages and secure retirement and health benefits for staff. This win comes after deep cuts to staffing, which left workers in fear for their jobs.

Arizona Republic Bargaining 
Members of the Arizona Republic Guild bargaining team ratified an agreement with parent company Gannett.