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.
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 …
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.
Good jobs, good benefits and a just society depend on workers acting together.
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.
My enduring memory of Russ doesn’t directly relate to the decades of Guild service he rendered as an organizer, local president, or international vice president.
Guild-supported legislation that would require petitions for state and local initiatives, referenda and recalls to include a list of their top funders is before the state Senate after getting the Assembly’s nod.
We organize and fight for just treatment of all working people, for better opportunities, for better standards.
All our members can find a way to honor the memory of the United Farm Workers founder. He was a longtime ally of the Guild who joined in our marches and supported our struggles as we supported his.
Jeremy Hay, a staff writer at The Press Democrat and a Guild member, shares his struggle with a mental disorder, and notes the positive role of a union contract which provided support amid his challenges with severe mental illness.