Category Archives: Guild News

CNG passes new resolution

Chicago Newspaper Guild’s executive board unanimously passed a resolution at the March 12 meeting supporting Communication Workers of America Next Generation Network. Next Generation Network promotes and supports younger activists to help engage union members. The goal is to get … Continue reading

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New Guild e-mail

Chicago Newspaper Guild can now be reached at chiguild@yahoo.com. The former e-mail address loc71@flash.net no longer works. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Retirement for Rothman

Crises brought them together twice—first in 2011 when Chicago Newspaper Guild (CNG) fell behind in dues payments and again in summer of 2013 after all the photographers were fired. Both times, Secretary-Treasurer of The Newspaper Guild-CWA Carol Rothman of Philadelphia … Continue reading

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New contract ratified

All five Chicago Newspaper Guild (CNG) bargaining units voted to ratify the Contract Extension Agreement reached with Sun-Times Media management. The three-year contract was reached after 15 months of negotiations. Four of the 17 photographers protected by Chicago Newspaper Guild … Continue reading

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Photo Fiasco

Rapper Lupe Fiasco apparently has a better eye for photography than the 29 Sun-Times Media photojournalists who were laid off earlier this year. On Tuesday night, the same owners who abolished their photography department purchased a series of costly photos from … Continue reading

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Chicago Journalists of the Year

Almost exactly four months after getting fired, several of the fired Sun-Times Media photographers (STM29) returned to the same building where they fired to receive accolades as Chicago Journalists of the Year by Chicago Journalists Association (CJA). “This room is … Continue reading

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