Bay News Rising

Professional and college reporters training collaboratively for the future of Bay Area journalism. Bay News Rising is a project of the Pacific Media Workers Guild made possible by the labor and contributions of its members.

Is the gig up? Contract workers seek security, benefits, vote to unionize

The gig’s up on the gig economy as contract workers vote to unionize By Erasmo Martinez, Bay News Rising staff reporter — Tracey Kelly drives a double decker shuttle bus from South … Continue reading

August 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Bay Area workers cry foul as Staples, US Postal Service team up

By Emilia Rosales, Bay News Rising staff reporter — A quiet deal between the federal government and a chain discount store threatens to end a venerable public service, squash one of … Continue reading

August 13, 2015 · Leave a comment