A letter to members about Local 39521

We will negotiate with CFI leadership and TNG during the next two weeks with the singular goal of keeping our Local intact.

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Election Committee certifies results

The Guild’s Local Election Committee has certified the results of last month’s election, finding that there were no procedural or substantive grounds for setting the results aside.

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Rebuilding effort starts with new year

The Unity Slate wins Guild election. Winners were declared at 7:32 am this morning at the Guild office by Local Election Committee members.

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State Fed workers mull agreement with 5% increase

Staff members of the California Labor Federation, AFL-CIO, represented by the Pacific Media Workers Guild have a tentative agreement for a new two-year contract.

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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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Court interpreters plan pickets. Join us.

Our California Federation of Interpreters unit is planning three pickets in the coming days as part of a strong push for fair terms in their next contract in Region 2 (Bay Area).

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A Dispatch from the Western District Council President

The Western District Council of The Newspaper Guild (TNG) met over the weekend in Santa Fe Springs to discuss the challenges they face and the strategies they have utilized to maintain a stable work environment despite difficult times.

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Scholarship, memorial honor beloved Guild veteran

Tech-savvy Guild leader Russ Cain was the union’s main database expert and one-man help desk for years. When he died recently, staff members wondered how they could possibly manage without him.

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Artfully organizing with Design Action talent

CWA and Pacific Media Workers Guild staffers Sara Steffens and Autumn Grace join SF Labor Council Executive Director Tim Paulson at a labor action in San Francisco. The “End the Gridlock Now” posters were designed and printed by Guild union shop Design Action Collective.

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Bay News Rising student union reaches agreement with the Guild

The Bay News Rising Student Union and the Pacific Media Workers Guild reached a collective bargaining agreement Tuesday after an hour of negotiations.

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