In a vote of 16 to 5, teachers from St. Giles International in San Francisco, an English language school, voted Tuesday for Guild representation.
Former Bay Area newspaper reporter Sara Steffens was elected secretary-treasurer Monday of the Communications Workers of America, second in command at one of the biggest labor unions in the country.
This cartoon by Harry Lyons was pinned to the Hawaii Newspaper Guild bulletin board for many years. The Hawaii and California Newspaper Guilds merged to form Pacific Media Workers Guild, our current Local.
Your Guild bargaining committee reached or confirmed agreements with OPI this week on a grievance procedure, a fair standard for discipline, union shop, dues deduction, and leaves of absence.
Derek Moore, a reporter at The Press Democrat and chair of the Guild unit in Santa Rosa, has been appointed interim President of the Pacific Media Workers Guild following the resignation of Rebecca Rosen Lum.
All four ASLIU centers have voted to ratify contracts with Purple Communications. The union contracts are the first in the nation for American Sign Language video interpreters.
Every spring Local 39521 encourages graduating high school students and those transitioning to graduate studies to apply for a Guild scholarship. Eligible applicants potentially may receive grants that range from $100 to $500. Most of the funds come from generous donations by our retired members, many of whom have been …
On Wednesday, the Guild treated new Chronicle bargaining unit members to lunch and an orientation at its 433 Natoma offices.
Two of our Monterey Herald unit members are winners in the 2014 CNPA Better Newspaper Contest. Each of these entries has won 1st or 2nd place in its category among papers of the Herald’s size.