About 30 Guild members and photographers gathered outside Chicago Sun-Times building July 30 to honor the work of photographers on the two-month anniversary of the day they were fired. ABC 7 and Chicago Tribune covered the event, which was … Continue reading →
“I don’t know.” That was the response Sun-Times negotiators gave during the latest bargaining session to several questions Chicago Newspaper Guild’s bargaining committee had asked. The bargaining committee submitted a 35-question list July 15 asking Sun-Times Media about the following … Continue reading →
Last week, the Guild met with the Office of Interpreter Services in its second negotiating session. Cook County is attempting to impose the cookie cutter approach on all unions – require county employees to expand the work week to 40 … Continue reading →
Sun-Times Media Group is moving more jobs overseas. A company representative verified reports this week that advertising production employees were told recently that up to dozen advertisement layout positions could be “affected” when their work is outsourced this year to … Continue reading →
Beth Kramer, a reporter at the Lake County News-Sun, is now working as the Chicago Newspaper Guild’s full-time communications director.
Photojournalists are the eyes that capture the news as it happens. When Chicago Photography Center Board President Karen Egerer learned that Sun-Times Media eliminated virtually its entire photojournalist staff, she wanted to support the photographers. “I think it’s tragic that … Continue reading →
How would you like to put in 18-hour days, seven days a week for 96 cents per hour? Workers cannot count on compensation from the government when they are injured in a fire or other disaster. That is the struggle … Continue reading →
Members of the Chicago Newspaper Guild took to the streets on the north side of Chicago during Sunday’s Pride Parade. It was part of an ongoing initiative to inform and educate the diverse makeup of Chicago and surrounding communities about … Continue reading →