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Meeting of Local 39521 Executive Committee, Representative Assembly, and General Membership

September 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

TO ATTEND THE MEETING

Join by video conference: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89379480495

You can also call in by phone:
Call 408-638-0968
Meeting ID: 893 7948 0495

 

AGENDA

1. Call to order

2. Approve July and August Meeting Minutes

3. Approve Agenda

4. President’s Report

  • a. Contributions
  • b. New Members

5. Treasurer’s Report – August Budget vs Actuals

6. Executive Officer’s Report

  • a. COVID-19 Impact on Members and Local Revenue + Local 39521 Pandemic Hardship Loans
  • b. New Organizing, Mobilization, and Member Training
  • c. Bargaining
  • d. Grievance and Arbitration

7.  Report from Michael Cabanatuan re: International NewsGuild Executive Council Work

8. Report from Legislative/ Political Committee Chair, Richard Knee

  • a. Establishing clear protections for Journalists reporting on protests – Collaboration with RCFP
  • b. California Proposition 15, Tax on Commercial and Industrial Properties for Education and Local Government Funding Initiative (2020)
  • c. Nomination of a local member to serve on the TNG study group re: solutions to the multiple crises we face: hedge fund ownership; media consolidation; a crumbling business model for news

9. Building Corps Report

10. Old Business

11. New Business

a. Review and Approval of Pacific Media Workers Guild Budget, Fiscal Year 2020-2021

12. Closed session

13. Adjourn

 

2020 MEETING SCHEDULE

Local Executive Committee Meetings are held every third Saturday of the month from 10 am-noon at 433 Natoma St. in San Francisco. All members are encouraged to join and listen in. If you can’t make it in person, please call in by video or phone. The Local Representative Assembly and General Membership meet with the EC every other meeting. Agendas and updates will be posted here at mediaworkers.org.

  • January 18 – Executive Committee Meeting
  • February 15 – Meeting of the Executive Committee/ Representative Assembly/ General Membership (EC/RA/GM)
  • March 21 – EC
  • April 18 – EC/RA/GM
  • May 16 – EC
  • Thursday June 18 – EC/RA/GM (Moved to accommodate Father’s Day)
  • July – Summer Break/ No Meeting
  • August 15 – EC
  • September 19 – EC/RA/GM (Annual Membership Meeting)
  • October 17 – EC
  • November 21 – EC/RA/GM
  • December – Holiday Break/ No Meeting

Details

Date:
September 19
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm