Dear Guild Members: The Guild met with the OCJ and has come to a tentative verbal agreement on the following: The OCJ and the Chicago News Guild for a duration of 30 days agree to the following, which may be … Continue reading
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Click here to fill out the form to be considered for a Beirne Foundation scholarship. Final deadline for applications is 11:59 p.m., EDT, April 30, 2020.
Last weekend, the Guild hosted a successful steward training workshop. A big thank you goes out to CWA District 4 VP Linda Hinton for sending staff reps Jane Philips and Celia Cody.
SOUTH BEND, Indiana — The award-winning newsroom staff of the South Bend Tribune took a major step Wednesday toward forming a union to give a voice in the workplace to journalists who keep the community informed and who hold local … Continue reading
Get Awarded up to $4,000 for College with the 2020 Union Plus ScholarshipCould you use up to $4,000 to help pay for your college education? If so, then don’t delay — there’s still time to apply for the 2020 Union … Continue reading
Unionized editorial workers at the Chicago Reader are intensifying their campaign to convince management that higher wages and strategic investments will keep the publication viable. The campaign, using the slogan “Save the Reader,” is expanding to include advertising and a … Continue reading
By Ben Joravsky on behalf of the Chicago News Guild bargaining unit As much as I may not like to admit it, I’m the old guy on the Reader staff. And so I’m writing on behalf of all the … Continue reading
Find Save the Chicago Reader on Facebook, where you can sign our petition. Or access the petition at actionnetwork.org/petitions/save-the-chicago-reader. Call Bruce Sagan, Wrapports board member who oversees the Reader, at 312-321-3127. Email him at email@example.com. Attend our rally at noon … Continue reading
May 2012 Wrapports LLC, a private group of investors, purchases the Reader from Atalaya Capital Management for slightly less than $3 million. Wrapports is the brainchild of Michael Ferro Jr., chairman and CEO of private equity firm Merrick Ventures. Serving … Continue reading