Cases & Deals

Bloomberg BNA negotiates new agreement with Washington-Baltimore News Guild

Clients Bloomberg L.P.

Jones Day negotiated a new three-year agreement for Bloomberg BNA with the Washington-Baltimore News Guild that eliminated legacy contract provisions and replaced them with strong management rights and operational flexibility provisions. The new contract provides BBNA with wide discretion in the areas of insurance plan design, subcontracting, work assignments, use of contingent staff, employee evaluations, and merit pay, and limits the Guild's ability to challenge discretionary management decisions through arbitrations or mid-term bargaining demands.