Management failed to address our core concerns, rejecting at least for now Guild proposals to enhance pay, vacations and retirement. The company also showed little interest in capping health premiums or paying bonuses to help employees maintain decent take-home pay and quality health care for their families.
CCSF’s Labor and Community Studies Program faces cutbacks and consolidation stemming from the institution’s financial troubles.
A North Bay investment group bought the Press Democrat after guaranteeing no layoffs for three years and promising to focus on high-quality community journalism.
The California Federation of Interpreters is among the groups elated about the defeat of Prop. 32, a measure that sought to prevent unions from using member dues for political purposes.
Negotiations between the Hawaii Tribune-Herald bargaining committee and the company produced an offer from the company for a one-year extension of the collective bargaining agreement with significant modifications.
Guild members at The Press Democrat read today’s sale announcement with great interest and optimism.
Hearst offered its first significant move toward settling the SF Chronicle Guild contract, proposing a four-year deal that would nudge pay higher each year while changing the health care structure.
Guild members, workers-in-solidarity, labor leaders, and public officials gathered outside the Chronicle today to send a message to the Hearst Corp: Fair contract now! In the fifth month of collective bargaining, Hearst has yet to make an offer to which the Guild can respond. Rather, Hearst has said “no” to …
SAN FRANCISCO _ Representatives from the California Federation of Interpreters highlighed the urgent need to clarify that funds are indeed available to provide interpreters for domestic violence victims during a Judicial Council meeting Thursday. CFI legislative committee member Mary Lou Aranguren urged Judicial Council members to correct the misinformation that has …
Guild members and their allies will gather Thursday outside the Chronicle building in downtown San Francisco to protest the New York-based Hearst Corp.’s attack on quality health care at the newspaper. Detailed flyer here. It will be one of the first public demonstrations by San Francisco media workers since the newspaper business …