Vanguard Radio April 8: Reporter Loses Job for Organizing Union


April 8, 2009 show – Sara Steffens was a reporter working for the Contra Costa Times.  She began organizing to form a union to protect workers and reporters from layoffs and other labor issues.  Suddenly she found herself on the end of harassment and intimidation.  She would succeed in helping to unionize the Times but at the cost of her own job.


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About The Author

David Greenwald is the founder, editor, and executive director of the Davis Vanguard. He founded the Vanguard in 2006. David Greenwald moved to Davis in 1996 to attend Graduate School at UC Davis in Political Science. He lives in South Davis with his wife Cecilia Escamilla Greenwald and three children.

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