Officers of the Pacific Media Workers Guild announced a new staff lineup Tuesday for the Guild’s California Federation of Interpreters (CFI) unit.
Guild interpreters (CFI) are leading the push to expand interpreter services and enhance language access in California courts. CFI has detailed hundreds of instances of court users going without quality language services.
After more than 50 years serving the financial needs of San Francisco news workers, the Bay Media Federal Credit Union is calling it quits as an independent institution.
Bargaining resumed Wednesday for a new Guild contract at the San Francisco Chronicle, where Guild representatives pressed for answers to questions surrounding a proposed transition of union members into the Hearst-run health care program.
The National Interpreter Action Network is an organization created by and for interpreters dedicated to advocating for the profession. It is backed by The Newspaper Guild-CWA.
Owners of the Orange County Register are doing an industry about-face: hiring scads of journalists and raising subscriptions fees on the premise that readers want quality news reporting and are willing to pay for it.
The guild freelancers created a special slot for former Washington Post investigative reporter, Rick Redfern, a Doonesbury character who lost his job in a reduction in force in 2008 and who has been freelancing ever since.
More than 225 certified American Sign Language interpreters employed at Purple Communications call centers in California, Arizona and Colorado voted Wednesday to unionize, becoming the first video relay service providers to do so.
CFI Representatives had a historic meeting with state Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye to discuss interpreter services and language access in California.
Interpreters are emerging as one of the focal points for the future of The Newspaper Guild-CWA, officials from CFI’s parent union said during the Western District Council meeting this weekend.