On Thursday, the Guild presented a revised proposal that clarified priorities in the achievement of parity with the San Jose Mercury News contract.
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.
East Bay Guild negotiators pressed the issue of work locations and proposed trying to find ways to reduce commute expenses during the latest round of contract talks Thursday.
Bargaining resumed Thursday in the East Bay after an extended break from contract talks. The Guild committee pressed for a new labor agreement that puts pay and benefits on par with the Bay Area standard for professional journalists.
Employee representatives of the Guild focused on non-economic issues Tuesday in Pleasanton as talks continued. East Bay employees demand equal treatment and an end to disparity of treatment between South Bay and East Bay units. As stated previously, despite business climate difficulties, employees insist that a high-quality regional news operation demands that colleagues work …