Cohen condemns job-killing corporations

CWA President Larry Cohen condemned job-killing corporations and the government policies that allow them to get away with it during a fiery speech Tuesday in San Francisco’s historic Union Square. Cohen was a keynote speaker during the biennial convention of the California Labor Federation, AFL-CIO. Delegates from throughout California came …

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Health care troubles loom at SF Chronicle — members meet Wednesday

Chronicle employees are facing a critical moment as time runs out to reach an agreement that keeps our current health system operating and brings costs and revenues into balance. Negotiations for a new labor agreement with Hearst Corp. so far have failed to produce a settlement. Health coverage is the …

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Center for Investigative Reporting rejects Guild in close vote

By a narrow margin, journalists at the Center for Investigative Reporting voted against Guild representation during an NLRB election Tuesday. The vote was 10 to 11. One year ago, journalists at The Bay Citizen, a nonprofit news startup based in San Francisco, voted to form a union through Pacific Media …

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GUILD VOICES: Chronicle should end deal with Journatic

by Kat Anderson, Director, Bay News Rising July 18, 2012 Investigations, both internal and outside, have revealed that content outsourcer Journatic supplied fake bylines to its publishing customers which include the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, GateHouse Media and Hearst-owned San Francisco Chronicle and Houston Chronicle. Journatic’s head of editorial production, …

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