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Showing “Linotype: the Film” at the Guild: all invited

Come see “Linotype” on June 13, 11:30 am to 3 pm, including light lunch. RSVP by June 8.

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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. Art by Harry Lyons date unknown.

Basement beat: from the Hawaii Newspaper Guild archives

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.

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Sunset in Honolulu after a long day of bargaining with Oahu Publications Inc., new owners of the Hawaii Tribune-Herald.  (Photo: Media Workers Guild 2015)

Guild, OPI progress toward new Hawaii Tribune-Herald contract

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.

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Derek Moore new head of the Guild

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.

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Victory for video interpreters: first contract

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.

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Time to apply for Guild scholarships and student aid

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 …

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Guild executive officer Carl Hall welcomes new San Francisco Chronicle unit members during a lunch at the Guild HQ on Wednesday.  (Photo: Media Workers staff 2015.)

New Chronicle unit members visit the Guild

On Wednesday, the Guild treated new Chronicle bargaining unit members to lunch and an orientation at its 433 Natoma offices.

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Monterey Herald unit members, Phil Molnar and Dave Royal, are pictured here covering a massive controlled burn on Fort Ord in summer 2013.  Molnar and Royal's work has been recognized in the 2014 California Newspaper Publishers Association Better Newspaper Contest!  Awards night is May 9.  (Photo courtesy Phil Molnar.)

Monterey Herald members to receive awards from CA Newspaper Publishers

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.

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