During the latest round of bargaining, Purple Communications negotiators said the company is unwilling to pay video interpreters higher wages. Video Interpreters gear up on campaign for a fair contract.Read More
Why are you withdrawing your proposal?
Bargaining Bulletin #9 San Francisco Chronicle Unit Hearst Corp’s pay proposal turned out to have the shelf life of a flounder on a sidewalk on a sunny day in San Jose. On Thursday, Hearst lawyers offered a pay raise of 1.5% in each year of a three-year contract, effective July 1, 2012, 2013 and 2014. […]Read More
Hearst offers next to nothing in Chronicle talks
Bargaining Bulletin #8 San Francisco Chronicle Unit Hearst Corp. finally offered its first detailed contract proposal Thursday, four months after bargaining started, suggesting all we need is a 1.5 percent pay raise in each of the next three years to solve all our problems. The proposed 1.5 percent annual pay raises would generate about $800,000 […]Read More
Hearst shifts to an even slower gear — reverse — in talks Thursday
Bargaining Bulletin #7 San Francisco Chronicle Unit Guild negotiators offered Hearst Corp. a new proposal Thursday to resolve our controversy over health care financing. We said we would simply agree to lock in the current contract commitment and shift further debate about health care to where it belongs: our jointly run health plan board of […]Read More