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Patel, Hughes Elected


Oct. 27, 2017 -- The IAPE Election Committee has been informed by TrueBallot Inc. that a majority of eligible voters have voted to elect Yogita Patel as President of the Independent Association of Publishers' Employees (IAPE), Local 1096 of The NewsGuild-CWA.

Ms. Patel received a total of 364 votes, compared to 197 for Robert Johnson and 51 for Bob Kozma.

Had any candidate finished first without receiving a majority of votes cast by IAPE members, a run-off election would have been necessary. The IAPE Election Committee declares Ms. Patel elected President, having received 59.48% of members' votes.

In the race for Secretary, the Election Committee has been informed Siobhan Hughes defeated Michael Tahmisyan by a count of 517 to 82. The Committee has declared Ms. Hughes elected.

615 of 1119 eligible members voted in this election, for a 54.96% participation rate. 612 members cast votes for the position of President, while 599 members voted for a candidate for Secretary.

These elections round out the remaining positions on the IAPE Board of Directors for the term of office beginning December 1, 2017 and | More

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Updated: Candidate Statements

Sep. 19, 2017 -- This year, for the first time in recent memory, three candidates are running for election for President of IAPE 1096, while two candidates are running for Secretary. The IAPE Election Committee has declared candidates "elected" for all other Union officer and director positions. (Originally, four candidates were in the running for three Location Director - Mid-Atlantic seats. One of those candidates has withdrawn; Nicole Barker, Patricia Corley and Kimberly McDonnell-MacKenzie will be seated as Location Directors for | More

Candidates' Forum

Oct. 4, 2017 -- The IAPE Election Committee will be hosting two sessions to allow members to meet with and ask questions of our three candidates for the post of union president. The first session will take place at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 10 in the Princeton offices of Dow Jones & Company. Session Two will take place Wednesday, Oct. 11 at 1211 Avenue of the Americas in New York. The first session will be held in the Tokyo Room, second floor (building 5) in Princeton. Ellis Island, on the seventh floor at 1211, will be the site for the second session. Refreshments will be served. A call-in line will be available for members to listen | More

Service Awards

Sep. 29, 2017 -- Dow Jones employees who have reached ten, twenty, thirty or forty years of service anniversary dates since July 1st and who are waiting for an invitation to pick out their Dow Jones service award are in for an unpleasant surprise. That's because, unbeknownst to anyone who has not contacted the People Department to inquire about their own award, Dow Jones has unilaterally decided to eliminate the Dow Jones Service Award program. IAPE representatives were informed of this news yesterday during our monthly Labor/Management Committee meeting -- but only after we received | More

2017 Candidates

Sep. 8, 2017 -- In accordance with the rules for the 2017 election of officers, the following members in good standing have been properly nominated, have accepted those nominations, and will stand for election for the following positions: President/CWA Delegate Robert Johnson Robert Kozma Yogita Patel (Note: The nominee who receives the majority of the votes cast shall be declared elected. If no one nominee receives a majority on the first ballot, the vote shall be taken again. The two nominees having the greatest number of votes on the first ballot shall be nominees on the second | More

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