Day without a woman

On this International Women’s Day, many are choosing to celebrate by showing people what our world would be like without women. Organizers are calling it, “A Day Without A Woman.”

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Chronicle Pay Equity committee details

The Guild’s Chronicle unit has formed a Pay Equity Committee and has begun work to analyze members’ compensation and discuss solutions with management.

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Unionplus.org is like AAA meets Amazon; discounts galore

Sign up for your benefits from UnionPlus.org. The website is chock full of links to vendors offering great discounts and the variety is amazing.

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The Guild has moved (temporarily)

We have temporary digs in Berkeley:

Pacific Media Workers Guild
c/o UPTE, CWA local 9119
2855 Telegraph Suite 310
Berkeley CA 94705

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Merc and East Bay members hold second combined session with DFM

Guild negotiators from the BANG-East Bay and San Jose Mercury News met with Digital First Media management in a joint session to discuss the company’s proposed consolidation of the two bargaining units.

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Guild ratifies leadership for 2016-2017 term

Guild leadership set in last Saturday’s General Membership meeting. New officers serve for two years beginning Jan. 1.

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‘Tis the season – buy union

As the holidays approach, you may be wondering how to change your purchasing decisions for the better. We suggest patronizing union-friendly businesses and/or buying union-made wherever possible. Here’s the “411” on a website that has many answers for you: Labor411.org

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Calling all nominations for Local and unit leadership

Calling all nominations for Local and unit leadership! Nominations close during the General Membership meeting on Nov. 21.

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Guild leadership nominations open Oct. 17

It’s time to start thinking about who you’d like to nominate for our Local 39521 executive board and unit leadership positions.

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St. Giles teachers review proposal that includes seniority and union security

Your bargaining committee met with St. Giles’ lawyer. The Director remains on maternity leave. However, the Company did offer some “non-economic” proposals that agree with us on some important points, which we hope will make more space to discuss bringing health benefits and pay for all work to our members.

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