Protected: EC RA meeting June 20 2015 agenda and materials

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CWA members rally behind Chris Shelton and Sara Steffens at the 75th Convention in Detroit. Photo by Kat Anderson 2015

Our Local’s Sara Steffens elected Sec-Treas of CWA

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.

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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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