We are looking for negotiators for the next NBC contract

In preparation for the upcoming negotiations between NABET-CWA and NBC, NABET-CWA Local 31 is looking for negotiators for the next contract. Nomination petitions for Local 31 negotiator are available here, or by calling the NABET Local 31 office, 301-459-4999.

Only members in good standing may run as a negotiator or sign the petition for another member. Daily hire members must have worked at least 20 days since 1/1/16 in order to vote. The petition must have at least 15 valid signatures. The petition must be returned to the Local 31 office no later than 1pm on March 22, 2017 to appear on the ballot. The ballots will be mailed on March 24, 2017 and must be returned to the Local 31 office by 1pm on April 14, 2017.

Martin E. Gerel Memorial Union Scholarship 2017

The MARTIN E. GEREL MEMORIAL UNION SCHOLARSHIP offers an award of $5,000 to study, full-time at the school of the winner’s choice. Applicants should have plans for financial arrangements to cover subsequent years of schooling. Important: To apply, you must be enrolled in a college, university or trade school by Fall 2016 to be eligible for this award.

The deadline for submission is April 21, 2017.

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NABET Sector web site

Local 31 members;
Check out jobs on the NABET Sector web site. Use this link  and click on the job links and internship pages.



Your NABET-CWA Contract Negotiators have concluded negotiations with ABC, Inc. in New York We have tentative agreement on a new contract, subject to ratification by the membership. The current agreement expires in just a few weeks on March 31, 2017. Voting members will be receiving ballots in the coming days. Solidarity forever! Ballots have been mailed to members on Friday, March 24.

Virginians, Support HB 2419!

Ask your legislator to sign on and support HB 2419, a bill to help keep our call center jobs in the State!
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Job Listings

New Job Listings are posted below:
  1. Sports Multimedia Journalist 
  2. Managing Web Editor 
  3. Photojournalist 
  4. Associate Producer
  5. News Production Assistant
  6. Acount Executive - News Channel 8
  7. Local Sales Manager - WJLA-TV

Job Posting

Job info from our brother Jim Nolan Local 16 NYC:

Achille Raspantini is looking for some workers. His company (tech-ops) is looking to hire 3 people for a broadcast project in DC. He is looking for smag / engineering types.

Anyone that is interested should call him at 212-465-1318 or email Be sure to mention Jim's name.


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