Bargaining on August 6 and 7 led to a flurry of agreements on language for articles to be contained in a first contract between Purple and CWA’s Pacific Media Workers Guild.
Workers at the Hawaii Tribune-Herald voted Thursday to ratify a new two-year contract that includes modest pay raises but higher health insurance premiums and subcontracting that will likely lead to job losses.
Video Interpreters met with Federal Communications Commission officials for the first time recently during a meeting arranged by CWA in response to proposed reforms to the video relay system.
After a 16-month battle with the Hearst Corp. that focused mainly on economics and health benefits, the San Francisco Chronicle Guild Bargaining Committee is recommending members ratify a new 5-year contract.
Your Guild bargaining unit offered a new approach Thursday on some of the core issues in our negotiations for a new labor agreement with the Bay Area News Group.
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.
The Guild joined a chorus of groups in a successful effort to keep the mandatory aspect of California Public Records Act compliance intact.
Union represented ASL interpreters and Purple Communications came to an agreement on two more key building blocks for a contract during the latest bargaining session.
My enduring memory of Russ doesn’t directly relate to the decades of Guild service he rendered as an organizer, local president, or international vice president.
Four ASL video interpreters provided evidence at an NLRB hearing of how far Purple Communications was willing to go to block workers from exercising their right to form a union.