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Sector News

The Sector News is the official publication of the Printing, Publishing and Media Workers Sector-CWA.



Mar 04, 2019

In This Issue:

  • CWA Local 14164 Ratifies Contract Extension at ACCO
  • BLS Will No Longer Track Commercial Printing, Screen Printing in Employment Statistics Database
  • Union, New Era Reach Severance Agreement
  • Representative Report
  • Republicans Introduce National Right-to-Work Legislation, Again
  • Union Printers Home Foundation

Download: Sector News Spring 2019 low1.pdf

Jan 02, 2019


In This Issue:

  • New Era Cap to Close Derby Manufacturing Plant
  • Buffalo Mailers Local M-81 Expects Tough Negotiations with Buffalo News in 2019
  • Court Split on Local Right-to-Work
    Laws; May Head to Supreme Court
  • Unions Win ULP Against
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
  • Privatization of the United States Postal Service
    Would Hurt Average Americans
  • Representative Report

Download: Sector News Winter 2018 adjusted3.pdf

Oct 17, 2018

In This Issue:

Trade Commission Rescinds Newsprint Tariffs; Printers Still Face Increased Costs from Tariffs on Aluminum

Framed Photo of Delegates to the 1927 ITU Convention Donated to Printing Sector Headquarters

Judge Sides, in Part, with Unions on Trump’s Executive Orders

Negotiations Still Stalled with Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Missouri Working Families Overwhelmingly Defeat Right-to-Work in Ballot Referendum


Download: Sector News fall 2018.pdf

Jun 28, 2018

In This Issue:

  • President's Report
  • Member from DTU #18 Takes Home Beirne Scholarship
  • Representative Report

Download: Sector News Summer 2018 final.pdf

Apr 30, 2018

In This Issue:

  • Las Vegas Local Nearly Doubles in Size
  • Trump Administration Slaps Tariffs on Canadian Groundwood Paper
  • Janus v. AFSCME Decision Could Destroy Public Sector Unions
  • Millennials Make Up the Largest Percentage of New Union Members
  • Labor Candidates Running for Office
  • Representative Report

Download: Sector News Spring 2018(2).pdf

Dec 21, 2017

In This Issue:

  • Post-Gazette Hires Union Busting Firm to Head Negotiations
  • Supreme Court to Hear New Union Dues Case

  • CWA President at AFL-CIO Convention:
    ‘American Unionism is In Crisis’

  • AFL-CIO Convention Resolutions Call for Workers Bill of Rights, Health Care, Postal Banking

  • CWA Joe Beirne Scholarship Foundation Now Accepting Applications

  • Is Your CWA Label Shop Listed on the CWAPrintshops.com Website?

  • GPO Director Vance-Cooks Departs, Bradley Assumes Position as Acting Director

  • Can You Help NPP Locate These Participants?


Download: Sector News Winter 2017.pdf

Nov 20, 2017

Sector News Fall 2017

In This Issue:

  • 28th Sector Conference Celebrates Longevity, Honors Former Staff
  • Representative Report
  • U.S. Labor Union Approval Rating Highest in a Decade
  • CWA Families Need Our Help
  • Can You Help NPP Locate These Participants?


Download: Sector News FALL 2017 edited.pdf

Mar 20, 2017

In This Issue:

President's Report…Page 1

Representative's Report…Page 3

Pittsburgh Typographical & Pittsburgh Mailers 22
to Begin Negotiations with Pittsburgh Post-Gazette … Page 4

Morris-Cooley to retire June 30 … Page 4


Download: Sector News Second Quarter 2017(2).pdf

Jan 08, 2017

In This Issue:

  • Buffalo Mailers Reach New Three-Year Agreement at Buffalo News
  • Dues Notice Reminder
  • Representative Report
  • ITU History Uncovered in Wall of Union Printers Home
  • Pittsburgh Typo No. 7 Ratifies New Agreement with Art Printing
  • PPMWS Welcomes New Staff

Download: Sector News 12-16.pdf

Sep 30, 2016

Sector News--Third Quarter 2016

In This Issue:

  • As Company Demands Concessions PPMWS-CWA Local 1170 Stands United
  • After Sale UPH Still Supporting Its Members in the Printing Industry
  • Representative Reports
  • Atlanta Mailers Working to Rebuild Local


Download: Sector News 9-2016 final2.pdf

Jun 02, 2016

In This Issue:

  • St. Louis Mailers Join CWA's Fight for $15
    • CWA on Strike at Verizon
    • Annual WestTab Council Regional Meeting Gives Union Locals Chance to Exchange Ideas, Prep for Future
    • Representative Reports


Download: Sector News 5-2016 lowres.pdf

Mar 10, 2016