News

“Arresting a CNN correspondent and crew while they were doing their jobs to inform the American public about the protests in Minneapolis is completely unacceptable,” said NABET-CWA President Charlie Braico.
Working people are desperate for our leaders to put partisanship aside and do what is right for our health, our economy and our country. The HEROES Act is a major step forward.
The deadline and rules for application have been changed for the NABET-CWA Memorial Scholarships.

As most of you have heard, CBS offered a buyout pkg for their employees if their age + years of service = 80 or higher. At KCNC-TV Denver, 11 people total took the buyout offer. 7 of those employees are Bargaining Unit Members. I'm happy to report that CBS is replacing those positions and creating new ones!

Stan Stiffler has been with the company for 39 years. He's survived the loss of video tape, audio operations, original TD job functions and, most recently, MCR Operations. Stan has been a long  time member of NABET Local 52 as well as a LEB Member. He will be missed. 

Three percent (3%) wage increase and ratification bonus for eligible represented members working under the terms of the NABET-CWA/NBCU Master Agreement.
Wall Street’s pursuit of profit at any cost has taken over our economy, enriching the wealthy few while the rest of us have to get by with less and less.
The Journalist Protection Act makes it a federal crime to intentionally cause bodily injury to a journalist affecting interstate or foreign commerce in the course of reporting or in a manner designed to intimidate him or her from newsgathering for a media organization.

Local 52 President, Gil Maestas has accepted and been sworn in as the Interim Region Six Vice President. He will serve out the remaining time that was previously held by Bill Wachenswantz.

Gil was sworn into office on Dec 12, 2018 by Charlie Braico, President of NABET-CWA. Gil's term will run until June 30th, 2019. He will then determine if he will run again for the next term.  

Please welcome Gil into his new role as "RVP" for Region 6!

The past few weeks have had heat waves and high humidity, with some days reaching 100 degrees. In weather like this, everyone should take precautions to protect themselves.