NewsGuild urges establishment of coronavirus protocols

March 10, 2020 – The NewsGuild-CWA is urging locals and staff to ensure that employers have established protocols to protect workers and prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on the job.

“Our first priority is that employees we represent are safe to do their jobs and will not be penalized for getting sick,” said Jon Schleuss, NewsGuild president. “Employers must create an environment that encourages open communication, where employees can ask questions and make decisions to prioritize their health and safety.”   More