Former Bay Area newspaper reporter Sara Steffens was elected secretary-treasurer Monday of the Communications Workers of America, second in command at one of the biggest labor unions in the country.
Community activists gathered from across the Bay Area to protest the status of safety conditions and labor rights, outside the annual shareholders meeting on Tuesday at the GAP headquarters in San Francisco.
In consultation with CWA, the former CFI board and others, TNG will work to create the framework of a new, independent local for CFI. This process includes drafting new bylaws and electing new leadership.
CFI and our national union leadership can move forward to create a great new local in the TNG-CWA family.
The executive committee of Local 39521 is expected to take steps this week to sever its affiliation with the California Federation of Interpreters.
The Guild and Sacramento Bee management reached an agreement that will transition Modesto Bee copydesk personnel to the new Sacramento consolidated production center, govern labor and wages at the new center and extend the contract for existing Sacramento Bee newsroom and advertising employees covered by the guild.