Guild Reporter

Manchester Members to Rally Sunday at Company Banquet

Manchester Guild members at The New Hampshire Union Leader will take to the streets of downtown Manchester on Sunday to protest a contract "Final Offer" from the newspaper that is one of the cruelest contract proposals ever, the local says in a news release today. Guild members will hold an informational picket and will leaflet outside the Union Leader’s annual sports banquet, “The Leaders: A Celebration of New Hampshire Sports Champions,” beginning at 11:15 a.m. Meanwhile, the local continues a 10-day byline strike that began Wednesday. 

DATE: Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014
TIME: 11:15 AM
WHERE: Radisson Center, Elm Street, downtown Manchester, N.H.

A Guild Member and Her Granddaughter Take on the TPP

It's likely you've seen it on Facebook or a union website: A photo of a small, solemn girl holding a sign that reads, "I am old enough to work in Vietnam. Stop TPP." Grace Catania, chair of the Chicago Newspaper Guild's interpreters unit, had no idea that teaching her granddaughter about the dire effects of the pending Trans-Pacific Partnership would go viral. But that's exactly what's happened since she snapped the photo over New Year's and sent it to the CWA DIstrict 4 office. She hopes it's helping to humanize a harmful trade deal that too few Americans understand.

 

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