Navy jet mechanics’ bargaining strategy soared

Navy jet mechanics, members of IUE-CWA Local 89119, won a 5-year contract by hanging tough. CWA members across the country celebrate with them.

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Ken Prairie, longtime Typo rep, dead at 86

Ken Prairie (left), a veteran California-based CWA staff representative who helped newspaper printers through strikes, mergers and technology upheavals, died at his home on Sunday. He was 86.

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Deadline extended for Guild scholarships

Apply for a Guild Scholarship. New deadline is June 30, 2014. Click on photo for details and app.

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Lunzer and Steffens promise open process for new CFI

In consultation with CWA, the former CFI board and others, TNG will work to create the framework of a new, independent local for CFI. This process includes drafting new bylaws and electing new leadership.

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A Statement to Local 39521 Members: Time for CFI to Depart

CFI and our national union leadership can move forward to create a great new local in the TNG-CWA family.

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A Statement to Local 39521 Members from TNG Leadership

The executive committee of Local 39521 is expected to take steps this week to sever its affiliation with the California Federation of Interpreters.

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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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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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CFI to JC: Interpreters do it better in person

About two dozen interpreters filled up the Judicial Council gallery Friday to push for extending language services to court users in civil matters and caution against the misuse of Video Remote Interpreting.

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Guild receives CWA organizing award for Purple Communications

At the CWA convention in Pittsburgh, our guild received a special organizing award for our recent addition of Purple Communications, a large multi-state unit of sign language interpreters.

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