When a group of local investors bought the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, the unionized news staff invested, too.
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.
More than 40 people showed up at the Mexican Museum in Fort Mason on Tuesday night to learn about the Leopoldo Méndez prints discovered and restored by the Guild.
For three decades, a set of black-and-white linocuts hung on the exposed brick walls of the Guild office, rarely eliciting more than passing interest. Each bore the signature of Leopoldo Méndez.
On May 27, ten eager Bay News Rising journalism students met with the Guild to negotiate the terms of a collective bargaining agreement. The 9-week long summer program gives students the opportunity to experience freelance writing and to focus on labor reporting.
Ten student journalists began the 2014 edition of the Bay News Rising summer program by organizing their own bargaining unit at Local 39521 in San Francisco.
Save July 8 for a special tribute to the art of Leopoldo Méndez. Méndez was a Mexican artist known for his political and social-justice images, part of a revolutionary arts movement that flourished in Mexico City from the 1930s through the ‘50s.
American Sign Language interpreters struck Purple Communications Inc. on Monday in a lively show of outrage over the company’s latest unfair labor practices.
CFI and our national union leadership can move forward to create a great new local in the TNG-CWA family.
The executive committee of Local 39521 is expected to take steps this week to sever its affiliation with the California Federation of Interpreters.