Monthly Archives: October 2010

Pacifica to Cut More than a Quarter of KPFA Staff – Picket Called for Thursday, November 4th

KPFA’s parent network Pacifica appears to be moving ahead with layoffs of more than a quarter of the station’s union staff. The Morning Show, Against the Grain, Hard Knock Radio and the Evening News seem slated for severe program changes … Continue reading

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Cuts Loom for KPFA — Pacifica Committee Rejects “Sustainable KPFA” Budget Measures

On Tuesday, October 19, the finance committee of the Pacifica National Board rejected all budget proposals that KPFA’s union staff had advanced as alternatives to layoffs. KPFA’s local management and its local station board had both supported the union’s cost-cutting … Continue reading

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A Sustainable Budget for KPFA Saves $250,000

KPFA’s workers are advocating for a “sustainable budget” that would net over $250,000 worth of cost-saving measures for KPFA and Pacifica, and which can be instituted instead of staff cuts. Read the specifics here. In negotiations this week, KPFA management … Continue reading

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Alameda Labor Council supports KPFA workers

The Alameda Labor Council, AFL-CIO, has passed a resolution unanimously condemning the Pacifica National Board for its blatant anti-union actions, including targetting workers for layoff.

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KPFA’s Union Responds to the Pacifica National Board

CWA Local 9415 has always avoided any involvement in KPFA/Pacifica Foundation governance issues. That is not our purview. Our relationship is strictly maintained within the scope of the management of KPFA and the Executive Director of Pacifica. As such, those … Continue reading

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