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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Memories of Brother Russ Cain

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.

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Assembly OKs Guild-backed bill to boost transparency in politics

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.

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May 1 is International Workers’ Day

We organize and fight for just treatment of all working people, for better opportunities, for better standards.

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Guild honors UFW leader Cesar Chavez

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.

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Guild member Jeremy Hay on battling mental health issues

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.

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The Balancing Act: Politics, Journalism and the Guild

Growing up with a dad who was managing editor of our city’s newspaper taught me a couple of things: The “Guild” — whatever that was exactly — meant I couldn’t play at being a kid reporter and see my stories in print, at least not in The Eugene Register-Guard. It …

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