The Trentonian has 28 active Guild members. Judi Mauro is the Unit Chair. We represent editorial, advertising, circulation, maintenance and the art department.
The newsroom unit was an independent union that merged into our local in 2013. The Trentonian itself was an independent union that affiliated and became part of our local in 2010. Our first negotiated contract was in 2010, with the newsroom unit coming in 2013.
There has been no wage increases in six years. Through layoffs, buyouts and retirements, Guild membership has been reduced over the years by 50 percent.