Purple gets an earful during ULP strike

American Sign Language interpreters struck Purple Communications Inc. on Monday in a lively show of outrage over the company’s latest unfair labor practices.

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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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Talks begin for new Purple Communications ASL interpreter unit

In an historic first, representatives of Purple Communications met with a Pacific Media Workers Guild Local 39521 bargaining team in a San Francisco hotel yesterday. The meeting kicked off negotiations for a labor agreement to cover Purple’s Video Interpreters in the Arizona, Denver, Oakland and San Diego centers.

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