Fresno Bee unit ratifies raises and virtual transfer of copy desk

Guild members voted unanimously Tuesday to approve the tentative agreement reached by the bargaining team and management. This language includes: – A 2% merit pool (raises). – Makes a small change so that a review date stays the same when a short leave of absence is taken. – Adds language …

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Fresno Bee members ratify a 3-year contract

After six months of bargaining, Fresno Bee Guild members voted Thursday to approve a new three-year contract. A huge thank you goes out to all of you who participated at the bargaining table or gave feedback on the social media policy and other issues.

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Fresno Bee members and management move toward agreement

Guild negotiators moved closer to a tentative agreement on a three-year contract with the Fresno Bee on Wednesday. Management presented a comprehensive, final offer, but agreed to address several Guild concerns.

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Valentine’s day sweet for Fresno Bee members

In a Valentine’s Day vote, Guild members at the Fresno Bee unanimously approved the tentative agreement on this year’s contract re-opener.

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Fresno Bee members face furloughs; Guild urges them to say “no” to free overtime

Management wants the right to do two furloughs in 2013, threatening to take away raises if the workers do not approve. As the company acts to diminish workers’ earnings, Guild members are reminded to put in for their over-time pay.

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