Farmworker Justice employees announce Mission Statement

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Farmworker Justice employees announce Mission Statement

We, the staff employees of Farmworker Justice, are asking FJ to voluntarily recognize us as unionized staff under the United Media Guild. We want to improve transparency and communication between management and staff regarding policy changes that impact all of...

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Farmworker Justice Staff Employees Join UMG!

From: Shannon Duffy Sent: Monday, September 12, 2022 2:33 PM To: restrada@farmworkerjustice.org Subject: Union Recognition   Ron Estrada CEO, Farmworker Justice Washington, DC September 12, 2022   Dear Ron, A majority of your staff employees have formed a union and...

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Wear red when you march in the Labor Day Parade this year (this year, we’re eighth in line!).

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Bargaining continues at the Southern Illinoisan

The United Media Guild and Lee Enterprises have been attempting to negotiate a successor agreement at The Southern Illinoisan since March. During that time, we have had five bargaining sessions. There has been some progress made. The Guild and Lee...

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UMG reaches reaches tentative agreement with the St. Louis Review

The United Media Guild has reached a tentative agreement on a one-year contract extension with the St. Louis Review, the newspaper published weekly by the St. Louis Archdiocese.  The Agreement calls for a three percent raise on August 1, one...

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FIGHT FOR 15 – The Year In Review

(Note:  The United Media Guild represents fast food organizers across the United States.) Greetings To All, What a year this has been! This year has been full of organizing, strikes, walkouts, car caravans, and monumental actions in the struggle for...

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NLRB schedules representation election (by mail) for Lawrence Journal-World newsroom employees!

The United States of America National Labor Relations Board has issued a NOTICE OF ELECTION For "All reporters and copy editors employed by the Employer at its facility located at 1035 3rd Street, Suite 101 B, Lawrence, Kansas, who were...

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Lee Enterprises Changes Dependent Care Flex Spending Accounts

Lee Enterprises has announced a change its Dependent Care Flex Spending Account.  From Jan 1, 2021 through March 15, 2021, Lee employees will be able to pay for dependent cares services with money deposited into their accounts in 2020. Many...

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