Trans-Pacific Partnership could sabotage the First Amendment

Concerns about a provision that could sabotage the First Amendment rights of our members, especially journalists, have prompted the Pacific Media Workers Guild to oppose U.S. participation in a proposed 12-nation trade agreement called the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

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Chronicle Shopnotes, 21st century version

Shopnotes are back! If about the Chronicle, bring scoops and all the gossip that’s fit to print to Curiouser and Curiouser in the newsroom.

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Friedrichs v. CTA and the case for fair share

Friedrichs v. CTA is about wealthy special interests that want to shift the balance of economic power in their favor, and make it even more difficult for working people to come together, speak up collectively, get ahead and help create an economy that works for everyone, and serve their communities in the best way possible.

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CWA offers candidate info for 2016 race

Which candidates do you think have the best plans for moving our country forward on the issues most important to you and your family?

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Tell your senators to reject TPP fast-track bill

Guild’s vice-president-California, Richard Knee, weighs in about the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

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The Media Guild Pension Plan survives in hostile times

For more than five decades, the Media Guild Pension Plan has paid lifetime pensions to retired participants, chiefly the Guild-covered staff at the San Francisco Chronicle and its ancestors in the once-thriving Bay Area newspaper industry.

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Should the Guild be politically active?

      Your votes on Feb. 21 will matter¬† Dear Guild Brothers and Sisters, You will be asked, at the joint meeting of the Executive Committee, Representative Assembly and General Membership on Feb. 21, to vote on whether our Local should be permitted to take public positions on political …

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Broken Table author says bargaining is wrecked

The Detroit newspaper strike was not only one of the longest and largest strikes in history, it also marked the destruction of the negotiation table, argues Fordham University professor Chris Rhomberg.

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Why the Guild matters today

Good jobs, good benefits and a just society depend on workers acting together.

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Niesha Gates — Our Wonderful President Moves On

Niesha Gates, president of the Pacific Media Workers Guild, has landed a dream job for any former college student. She gets paid to start talking about the teachers.

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