The executive committee of Local 39521 is expected to take steps this week to sever its affiliation with the California Federation of Interpreters.
To celebrate the 80th anniversary of this Local’s first meeting – which occurred on March 4, 1934, we publish a scanned copy of this petition – the “Hearst Manifesto,” our originating document.
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.
Thousands of non-union fast food workers across the U.S. have taken to the streets demanding higher pay. Media reporting on this fledgling labor movement is instructive.
What sense does it make to train incoming court interpreters if the trainers themselves aren’t certified court interpreters? The Hawai’i Interpreter Action Network asks this in a letter to the Hon. Mark Recktenwald, chief justice of the Hawai’i Supreme Court.
After months of study and meetings, consultant Paul Krissel, a veteran union leader and adjunct faculty member at the UC Berkeley Labor Center, produced a thoughtful and detailed report about the history and current state of Local 39521.
The Pacific Media Workers Guild Election Committee has determined that the complaint or protest regarding the membership status of ASL interpreters working for Purple Communications is without merit, and that those workers are members in good standing. As such, they do have the right to vote or run for office …
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.
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.
San Jose Mercury News guild members today ratified an extension of our contract through October 1, 2014. The agreement passed by a 2 to 1 margin.