Guild presses BANG management for pay raises and sane commutes

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.

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Hearst’s health plan proposal costs more and kills Guild H&W trust

The Guild team crunched numbers provided by Hearst and determined that the Company’s own proposal would cost it about $600,000 more per year than our current system.

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Valentine’s day sweet for Fresno Bee members

In a Valentine’s Day vote, Guild members at the Fresno Bee unanimously approved the tentative agreement on this year’s contract re-opener.

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Chronicle management wants members to endure burdensome health care costs

The Guild raised new cost issues concerning Hearst Corp.’s proposal.

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Chronicle guild members push for health plan alternatives

Guild bargainers met with Chronicle representatives Monday to resume negotiations, calling on the management to reach an agreement by the end of February that protects affordable health care.

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Bay Area News Group – East Bay talks resume; fair pay sought

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.

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CFI addresses Judicial Council over video remote proceedings

CFI President Michael Ferreira highlighted language access concerns on Thursday over a Judicial Council plan to let courts carry out remote video proceedings.

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Health Care 2013 – will the Chronicle be fair?

Chronicle worker can’t afford higher health care costs and helping daughter in college at the same time.

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New staffing for interpreter members

Officers of the Pacific Media Workers Guild announced a new staff lineup Tuesday for the Guild’s California Federation of Interpreters (CFI) unit.

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Interpreters emerging as TNG-CWA focus

Interpreters are emerging as one of the focal points for the future of The Newspaper Guild-CWA, officials from CFI’s parent union said during the Western District Council meeting this weekend.

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