News

Nearly 50,000 Auto Workers go on strike after years of tirelessly helping General Motors reach record-level profits.
Three percent (3%) wage increase and ratification bonus for eligible represented members working under the terms of the NABET-CWA/NBCU Master Agreement.
NABET-CWA has tabulated the votes for the NBCUniversal Master Agreement ratification balloting.

Gil Maestas, President, Local 52-Denver, CO, has been appointed Interim Vice President for NABET-CWA Region Six, effective December 12, 2018. Maestas’ appointment comes in the wake of the unexpected and tragic passing of former Region Six Vice President Bill Wachenschwanz.

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. 

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.
The NABET-CWA Network Negotiating Committee has reached an overall tentative agreement with NBC Universal on a new contract.

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!