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Survey says …

Chicago-area freelancers like the freedom to run their own schedules, but they don’t like low pay or having trouble finding work. “(I’m) having difficulty keeping a steady work flow. I’m concerned every month to make ends meet,” one survey respondent … Continue reading

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Working Journalists

On May 30, 2013, Sun-Times Media laid off its entire 28-member photo department staff. Less than a year later, four of the 17 photographers that were protected by the collective bargaining agreement were hired back. What about the 13 Guild-covered … Continue reading

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Support professionally certified interpreters

Any individual going through the court system has the Constitutional right to an interpreter. Cook County Court Interpreters believe individuals going through the system whose native language is not English deserve highly trained, professionally certified interpreters. The issue of interpretation … Continue reading

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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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