• Providing In-Person Language Interpretation is a Health Equity Consideration

    In September 2020, the following letter to CEO Jennifer DeCubellis was signed by over 450 healthcare providers/employees at Hennepin Healthcare. Dear Jennifer, We, the undersigned medical and mental health providers of Hennepin Healthcare, are writing to you with serious concern

  • Why do Interpreters Wear Red on Wednesdays?

    As a union, Interpreters at Hennepin Healthcare wear Red on Wednesdays to highlight the issues we have been experiencing at the hospital. We must remember the patients we serve at Hennepin are some of the most vulnerable and the most

  • MN Guild Calls on HHS to PRIORITIZE In-Person Interpreting During and After the Pandemic

    VIDEO: What it’s Like to Interpret in the Pandemic and the Importance of In-Person Interpreting During the Pandemic: https://www.newsy.com/stories/what-it-s-like-to-be-a-medical-interpreter-amid-the-pandemic/ Hospitals use interpreters to give voice to patients with limited English skills. They’re still showing up amid the pandemic.

  • NewsGuild Wins Prestigious President’s ‘Hat’ Award for Organizing at CWA Convention – The NewsGuild – CWA

    July 31, 2019 – The NewsGuild won the prestigious President’s “Hat” Award, which honors outstanding achievements in organizing, at the CWA convention on July 31. The award is named for CWA’s founding president, Joe Beirne, and is the union’s highest

  • A pre-emptive concern for the racial impact of HCMC layoffs

    Opinion piece in Star Tribune: http://www.startribune.com/a-pre-emptive-concern-for-the-racial-impact-of-hcmc-layoffs/413352223/ A pre-emptive concern for the racial impact of HCMC layoffs Efforts to reduce costs have historically fallen on positions held disproportionately by people of color and on services that help that population. By Tressa

  • For sale: One embattled, but scrappy, newspaper

    Hello everyone, The Guild’s own, Mike Mullen, at City Pages wrote a wonderful story this week about our valiant members at the St. Paul Pioneer Press who are working hard to find a buyer for the state’s oldest newspaper. Here’s