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.”
The Guild’s Chronicle unit has formed a Pay Equity Committee and has begun work to analyze members’ compensation and discuss solutions with management.
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.
We have temporary digs in Berkeley:
Pacific Media Workers Guild
c/o UPTE, CWA local 9119
2855 Telegraph Suite 310
Berkeley CA 94705
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.
Guild leadership set in last Saturday’s General Membership meeting. New officers serve for two years beginning Jan. 1.
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
Calling all nominations for Local and unit leadership! Nominations close during the General Membership meeting on Nov. 21.
It’s time to start thinking about who you’d like to nominate for our Local 39521 executive board and unit leadership positions.
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.