Category Archives: Negotiations

Shellshocked

The Dec. 20 negotiating session between the Guild and the Company in Skokie was brief, undertaken with the reverberations of the explosion Jim Kirk set off only minutes before our meeting still shaking the room. If we were shell-shocked by … Continue reading

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Zero, Zero, Zero

Representatives of the Chicago Newspaper Guild met Friday Dec. 14 with negotiators for Wrapports/Sun Times Media in a bargaining session at which the parties officially presented contract offers to each other. We have met since August in a series of … Continue reading

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No More Closed Doors

From: Chicago Newspaper Guild <loc71@flash.net> Subject: No More Closed Doors To: loc71@flash.net Date: Saturday, December 8, 2012, 10:55 AM The first open-door negotiation between your representatives on the Chicago Newspaper Guild and Sun-Times Media Group is Friday, Dec. 14, starting at … Continue reading

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Negotiations update

The Chicago Newspaper Guild and the Chicago Sun-Times Media Group concluded the modified traditional bargaining phase this past Wednesday, November 28. The parties were able to reach a tentative agreement for all five bargaining units on outside activities and several … Continue reading

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International Rep. Nelson Helps Guild With Negotiations

Bruce Nelson, TNG International Representative, will be assisting the Sun-Times Media Group’s bargaining committee. Nelson has a wealth of labor relations experience. He has served as an International Representative since January, 1984. Prior to serving as a TNG International Representative, … Continue reading

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Cook County and Guild Discuss Certification of Court Interpreters

By Grace Catania Recently the Chicago Newspaper Guild and the Cook County Interpreters’ Office began discussing the issue of higher pay for certified court interpreters. A certified interpreter is one who has taken and passed an examination administered by a recognized authority. … Continue reading

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