UC Berkeley Labor Center weighs in about Guild future

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.

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ASL VIs testify about union busting before NLRB

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.

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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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High profile labor action sends message to Hearst: Fair contract now!

Guild members, workers-in-solidarity, labor leaders, and public officials gathered outside the Chronicle today to send a message to the Hearst Corp: Fair contract now! In the fifth month of collective bargaining, Hearst has yet to make an offer to which the Guild can respond.  Rather, Hearst has said “no” to …

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Interpreters stand in solidarity with striking court workers

by Anabelle Garay July 16, 2012 Interpreters supported striking court employees Monday as a walkout by clerks closed most courtrooms in San Francisco. Court interpreters were told to remain in the courthouse and available to work despite the stoppage in various departments. Some members of the California Federation of Interpreters …

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