Category Archives: Labor Community

Bay News Rising flourishes in its 3rd year

A project of Pacific Media Workers Guild At a time when freelancers and temps comprise more than one-third of the workforce, the Pacific Media Workers Guild is reaching out to the next generation of journalists. Our goal:  Prepare them for … Continue Reading

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Monterey seeks a fair shake

By Richard Knee Vice President, California Pacific Media Workers Guild   Smaller paychecks, a bigger share of health care costs, and fewer writers and editors in the newsroom. That’s been the story at the Monterey Herald for too long, but … Continue Reading

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We Love Our Work: Paul Burton

San Mateo Labor editor shows labor journalism is not a lost art.  By Tim Simmers When Paul Burton was a teenager, he got an old-school education about organized labor that stuck.    It began when he worked with his father, a … Continue Reading

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