With more than 1,200 members in the U.S. and Canada, our committees offer an important gateway between rank-and-file members and IAPE leaders. Working with other IAPE members, you can help gain a better understanding of important protections afforded to our members and strengthen the union’s presence at Dow Jones.
Responsible for polling membership to determine priorities for collective bargaining
Negotiates contract on behalf of union members
Mobilization and Membership
Connect with new members
Organize member meetings in your department
Work with IAPE leadership to plan membership trainings and information sessions
Help members understand proposals from bargaining committee during negotiations
Contribute to IAPE @ Work newsletter and the IAPE website
Foster lines of communication between your colleagues and union leadership
Help bring awareness of workplace issues to broader membership
Take photos at member events, create posters/flyers and suggest designs for T-shirts and IAPE swag in preparation for bargaining.
Labor Management & Grievance
Present member issues in monthly meeting with DJ representatives
Serve as point person in your office or location to make sure member issues are added to the agenda and receive proper follow up
Make recommendations to IAPE leadership on workplace issues that need union action
Contact: IAPE.LaborManagement-Committee@iape1096.org or IAPE.Grievance-Committee@iape1096.org
Help with pay study follow up
Host a Diversity Talk in your office or for your department
Report concerns about diversity and pay to committee chairs
Chairs: Lillian Rizzo (New York) and Louise Radnofsky (Washington DC)
Meet regularly with other news-side colleagues to monitor and discuss issues affecting the newsroom
Help formulate response to management on areas of significant concern to newsroom members
*Open to members working in News only.
Join regular meeting with IAPE directors from sales to discuss incentive plans and department concerns
*Open to members in sales only.