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Remembering "Hy Climber" Fred Gaboury

One day in 1953 Fred Gaboury invited me to come to work with him so I could witness first hand his skill in rigging a spar tree high in the foothills of the Olympic Mountains. I eagerly accepted.

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People’s World editor elected VP of labor journalist group

"Wojcik brings to the board years of dedication and experience as a labor journalist committed to the goals of our organization."

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Stories about vulnerable kids take top journalism awards

Stories about some of the world's most vulnerable children, in Afghanistan and Los Angeles, were among the winners of top prizes in The News Guild's annual Heywood Broun Awards competition.

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Dark day for journalism: Sun Times “deletes” photo department

Twenty-eight photojournalists were out the door in a blink; it was as if they pushed a button and deleted a whole culture.

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Labor urges "virtual picket" around Huffington Post

The Huffington Post, labor says, makes millions off its so-called "citizen journalists" - without paying them a dime.

Labor journalists gather in Washington

Journalists who cover the labor movement, labor leaders and even a U.S. Department of Labor top official attended the International Labor Communication Association's annual awards ceremony here Nov. 19.

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Newspaper guild protests benefit cuts

"Lee Enterprises is cutting retirees' health care, not because they are losing money, but because they want more profits," said Shannon Duffy, business manager for the St. Louis Newspaper Guild.

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Festive crowd greets annual Philadelphia PW awards banquet

A crowd of 90 supporters turned out for the annual People's World banquet here to honor United Steelworkers Local 404 as well as longtime People's  World supporter Lou Incognito.