Delegates Say: Certified Interpreters and Translators Only


September 2017 – Delegates to The NewsGuild-CWA sector conference this summer endorsed a resolution declaring that only certified interpreters and translators should be utilized in our nation’s courts, hospitals and government institutions. Continue reading “Delegates Say: Certified Interpreters and Translators Only”

Guild Embraces ‘Fight Forward’ Human Rights Campaign


September 2017 – NewsGuild members are actively involved in a CWA human rights campaign, Fight Forward, which seeks to train union activists to fight on behalf of women and people of color. Continue reading “Guild Embraces ‘Fight Forward’ Human Rights Campaign”

After 565-Day Strike, Halifax Journalists Ratify Contract

Strikers braved the cold Canadian winter. Photo courtesy of Christian Laforce

September 2017 – “It was an endurance test of almost 19 months, but the Halifax Typographical Union stood its ground on the key issue of job security.”

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Bargaining & Settlements – Bytes & bits: Milwaukee

Milwaukee Guild Ratifies MOA

September 2017 – Members of the Milwaukee Guild ratified a Memorandum of Agreement in July that permits the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (MJS) to use content generated by a suburban weekly, Community News (CN), and awards union representation of CN employees to the Guild. Prior to the agreement, CN employees were not represented by a union. Continue reading “Bargaining & Settlements – Bytes & bits: Milwaukee”