Monthly Archives: April 2020

Covid-19 Resources

The COVID-19 pandemic has touched everyone in some way, and thousands of people directly. We know that includes members of our own News Guild local. People may be under economic stress from business furloughs and layoffs (including those who need help … Continue reading

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The News Guild 9-Point Plan

Monday night, the Chicago News Guild Executive Committee— with representatives from the Sun-Times, The Reader, Pioneer Press, and non-newspaper units we represent—  voted unanimously to support TNG’s effort, and our local staff and member volunteers, like Local President Grace Catania, will … Continue reading

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Resolution of Support

Whereas, the public health crisis posed by COVID-19 has had unprecedented effects on the global economy, which have struck hard at the revenues that support the operations of newspapers and other news organizations in Chicago and across the world. Whereas, … Continue reading

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Chicago News Guild resolutions

WHEREAS, the World Health Organization has declared the novel Coronavirus a pandemic and public health emergency; and WHEREAS, both the U.S. and Illinois governments have declared states of emergency and Governor Pritzker has issued a “Shelter in Place” order; and … Continue reading

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