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Congratulations to all of our winners!

The following winners represent some of the best and most inspired work in labor communications and are to be congratulated in promoting the highest standards of labor journalism.

Max Steinbock Award
The highest single award for journalistic excellence

People’s World

Veterans’ health care in crosshairs of privatization forces

By Roberta Wood

American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE)

First Place Awards

Electronic Media / Best Use of Social Media / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

2016 Presidential Campaign Rapid Response

AFGE Communications Department

Political Action/Organizing Campaign / Best Collateral / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

You Have an Ally in AFGE – Washington Post Ad

AFGE Communications Department

Visual Communication Awards / Best Front Page/Cover / Newspapers and Newsletters (Print) / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

AFGE Government Standard: May/June 2016

AFGE Communications Department

Visual Communication Awards / Best Photograph / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

Veterans Rally

AFGE Communications Department

Writing Awards / Best Editorial or Column / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

No, the VA is not broken

AFGE Communications Department

Writing Awards / Best Electronic Content / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

AFGE Activist Mobile App

AFGE Communications Department

Second Place Awards

General Excellence / Electronic Publication / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

AFGE Week in Review

AFGE Communications Department

Visual Communication Awards / Best Design / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations / Website, App or Electronic Publication

AFGE Activist Mobile App

AFGE Communications Department

Visual Communication Awards / Best Informational Graphic / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

Definition of a Federal Employee

AFGE Communications Department

Visual Communication Awards / Best Photo Essay or Gallery / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

The Hallowed Grounds of D.C.: A Look into Black History and Civil Rights Through Photos

AFGE Communications Department

Writing Awards / Saul Miller Awards / Political Action / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

VA Staff, Vets Fight Closures at Dozens of Rallies

AFGE Communications Department

Third Place Awards

Electronic Media / Best News Video / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

Labor Day: We Earned it

AFGE Communications Department

General Excellence / Website / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

AFGE National Website

AFGE Communications Department

AFM Local 47

First Place Awards

Visual Communication Awards / Best Design / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations / Magazines (Print)

Overture Magazine

Linda A. Rapka

Writing Awards / Best Electronic Content / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Overture Online

Linda A. Rapka

 

Second Place Awards

General Excellence / Electronic Publication / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

The Local 47 Beat – Email Newsletter

Linda A. Rapka

 Third Place Awards

General Excellence / Electronic Publication / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Overture Online App

Linda A. Rapka

 

AFM Local 802

First Place Awards

General Excellence / Print Publication / Local/Regional/Statewide Labor Unions in one of the following categories based on size / 1,001-10,000

Allegro magazine

Mikael Elsila, editor

AFSCME Council 28/WFSE

First Place Awards

Electronic Media / Best Audio/Podcast/Radio Broadcast / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

WFSE Local 443 Radio Ad Series – Ginger Bernethy

Chuck Bolland, Tim Welch

Electronic Media / Best Use of Social Media / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Baby Jayden

Charles Loeffler, Michael Wilsey, Laura Reisdorph

Visual Communication Awards / Best Informational Graphic / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Raises have not kept up with cost of living

Laura Reisdorph

Writing Awards / Saul Miller Awards / Collective Bargaining / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

31 days that changed our lives

Tim Welch

Third Place Awards

Electronic Media / Best Audio/Podcast/Radio Broadcast / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

WFSE Local 443 Radio Ad Series – Adam Draude

Chuck Bolland, Tim Welch

General Excellence / Blog / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Federation Hotline News

Tim Welch

General Excellence / Single-Issue Publication / Local/Regional/State Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

General Government Gains 2017-2019 Tentative Agreement

Olympia Field Office, Scott Smriga

Visual Communication Awards / Best Design / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations / Newspapers and Newsletters (Print)

Washington State Employee (WSE) – union newspaper

Tim Welch

Honorable mention

 

General Excellence / Single-Issue Publication / Local/Regional/Statewide Labor Unions

WFSE/AFSMCE Planner 2017

Tim Welch, Laura Reisdorph

Writing Awards / Best Electronic Content / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

HOTLINE News Service

Tim Welch

AFSCME Council 37

Third Place Awards

 

Electronic Media / Best Issues/Advocacy Video / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

DC 37 Activists Head to Philadelphia to Get-Out-the-Vote for Clinton

Clarence Elie Rivera and Joseph Lopez

Writing Awards / Saul Miller Awards / Collective Bargaining / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

CUNY campaign

Gregory N. Heires

Honorable mention

General Excellence / Blog / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

DC 37 Blog

DC 37 Communications Department

 

AFSCME Council 5 Minnesota

 

First Place Awards

 

Writing Awards / Best Feature Story / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Plowing straight into a winter white-out: MnDOT drivers brave the ice, read the snow like tea leaves

Lynette Kalsnes

 

Second Place Awards

General Excellence / Print Publication / Local/Regional/Statewide Labor Unions in one of the following categories based on size / 30,001 +

Stepping Up Magazine

Lynette Kalsnes

 

Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA)

 

First Place Awards

General Excellence / Print Publication / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

The Positive Rate, Spring, Summer 2016

Production Coordinator: Michelle Young, Editor: Mary Kennedy, Designer: Kim Agnew (Spring), Mary Ann Walsh (Summer)

General Excellence / Single-Issue Publication / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

The Widget (Delta MEC), Spring 2016

Production Coordinator: Michelle Young, Editor: Gina Leahy, Designer: Mary Ann Walsh

Visual Communication Awards / Best Front Page/Cover / Magazines (Print) / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

Winter Is Coming, 6th Annual Photography Issue

Susan Boulter

Visual Communication Awards / Best Informational Graphic / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

ALPA Pilots Safeguard the Environment on Every Flight

Susan Boulter

Writing Awards / Best Analysis / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

Listening to That Little Voice

Roger Cox

 

Second Place Awards

Electronic Media / Best News Video / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

Aviation Workers Rally to #denyNAI Video

Script: Sharon  Bhagwandin, Editing: Eric Snow

Electronic Media / Best Promotional Video / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

ALPA 2016 Board of Directors Mtg: Powered by Pilots Video

Script: Sharon  Bhagwandin, Camera: Eric Davis, Editing: Eric Snow, Music: Wesley Brandt

Honorable mention

General Excellence / Single-Issue Publication / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

The Wiss-key (ALPA Air Wisconsin MEC)

Production Coordinator: Michelle Young, Editor: Mary Kennedy, Designer: Kim Agnew

Writing Awards / Best Labor History Story / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

Saluting a Man Who Spoke for Pilots When They Needed a Voice

John Perkinson

 

Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU)

 

First Place Awards

Electronic Media / Best Longform Audio / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

Lunch with Labor – WOLB Radio

Amalgamated Transit Union, ATU Local 1300 and Cheryl Fields

Political Action/Organizing Campaign / Best Flyer / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

GOTV Cleveland Indians Flyer

Amalgamated Transit Union International

Political Action/Organizing Campaign / Best Mail Piece / National/International Unions & Allied Organizations

Trump Cliff

Amalgamated Transit union

Political Action/Organizing Campaign / Best Persuasive Message / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

Local 1300 In card

Amalgamated Transit Union International

Visual Communication Awards / Best Cartoon / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

Trump Cliff

Amalgamated Transit Union International and Mike Konopacki

Visual Communication Awards / Best Illustration / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

Trump Dangerous for Public Transit

Amalgamated Transit Union International

Writing Awards / Best Profile / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

ATU Heroes Go Above and Beyond

Amalgamated Transit Union International

Second Place Awards

Political Action/Organizing Campaign / Best Collateral / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

ATU Hillary train t-shirt logo

Amalgamated Transit Union International and Mike Konopacki

Visual Communication Awards / Best Design / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations / Magazines (Print)

In Transit

Amalgamated Transit Union International

Writing Awards / Best Editorial or Column / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

What would Rosa Parks do?

Larry Hanley

Writing Awards / Best Electronic Content / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

ATU Website

Amalgamated Transit Union International

Third Place Awards

Electronic Media / Best Promotional Video / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

ATU International 58th Convention Opening Convention Video

Amalgamated Transit Union International and Jonathan Tasini

General Excellence / Print Publication / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

In Transit

Amalgamated Transit Union International

Newspapers and Newsletters / Magazines

In Transit

Amalgamated Transit Union International

Visual Communication Awards / Best Front Page/Cover / Magazines (Print) / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

In Transit Magazine Has Gone MAD

Amalgamated Transit Union International

Visual Communication Awards / Best Informational Graphic / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

ATU by the Numbers – In Transit Sept/Oct

Amalgamated Transit Union International

 Honorable mention

General Excellence / Electronic Publication / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

ATU Dispatch

Amalgamated Transit Union International

American Federation of Musicians (AFM)

First Place Awards

Writing Awards / Best Feature Story / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

Delfeayo Marsalis: Creating Tomorrow’s Music Through Traditions of the Past

Theresa Litz

 

Honorable mention

General Excellence / Print Publication / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

International Musician, March and April 2016

Managing Editor: Cherie Yurco / Publisher: Sam Folio

Writing Awards / Best News Story / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

Hamilton Local Doubles Its Membership

Cherie Yurco

 American Postal Workers Union

First Place Awards

Writing Awards / Best Labor History Story / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

A Look Back, Paul Robeson: Internationally Acclaimed Performer, Champion of the People

APWU Communications Department

 Second Place Awards

Visual Communication Awards / Best Photograph / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

Staples Rings NASDAQ Bell, Protesters ‘Ruin’ Their Day

APWU Communications Department

 Third Place Awards

Writing Awards / Saul Miller Awards / Collective Bargaining / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

We Have a New Union Contract!

President Mark Dimondstein

Honorable mention

Writing Awards / Best News Story / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

480-481 Local Takes Stand Against Hostile Work Environment

APWU Communications Department

Association of Penn State College & University Faculities (APSCUF)

 

First Place Awards

General Excellence / Electronic Publication / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

APSCUF Update, Oct. 12 and Nov. 2, 2016

Kathryn Morton, Dr. Kenneth M. Mash, Carrie Hillman

Political Action/Organizing Campaign / Best Persuasive Message / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Don’t believe me? Just watch: PA legislators gone wild!

Dr. Kenneth M. Mash, APSCUF president

 

Second Place Awards

Electronic Media / Best Use of Social Media / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

APSCUF faculty strike

Kathryn Morton and Carrie Hillman

Visual Communication Awards / Best Informational Graphic / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Know your by-laws: Strike-authorization process

Kathryn Morton

BCTGM International Union

First Place Awards

Multimedia Award / Best Multimedia Campaign

Fight for American Jobs – Campaign Against Nabisco/Mondel

Ron Baker, Corrina Christensen, Michelle Ellis

 Second Place Awards

General Excellence / Single-Issue Publication / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

Just Born: Not that SWEET (Peeps on Strike)

Matthew Clark & Michelle Ellis

Writing Awards / Best Feature Story / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

Nabisco Layoffs Exemplify America’s Failed Trade Laws

Corrina Christensen

Third Place Awards

General Excellence / Single-Issue Publication / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

Support American Jobs! Check the Label!

Matthew Clark & Michelle Ellis

Visual Communication Awards / Best Design / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations / Magazines (Print)

BCTGM for Clinton/Kaine

Michelle Ellis

 California Federation of Teachers

First Place Awards

General Excellence / Blog / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

President’s Blog

Joshua Pechthalt, CFT President

Political Action/Organizing Campaign / Best Collateral / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Yes on Proposition 55 campaign

CFT Editorial and Design Teams

Political Action/Organizing Campaign / Best Flyer / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Yes on Proposition 55: Keep Education Funded

Jane Hundertmark, Publications Director, and Kajun Design

Writing Awards / Best Labor History Story / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Being there for our students in a time of fear and hate

Emily Wilson, CFT Reporter

 

Second Place Awards

Visual Communication Awards / Best Design / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations / Single-Issue Publication (Print)

CFT Pocket Calendar 2016-17

Jane Hundertmark, Publications Director, and Kajun Design

Third Place Awards

 General Excellence / Single-Issue Publication / Local/Regional/Statewide Labor Unions

CFT Pocket Calendar 2016-17

Jane Hundertmark, Publications Director, and Kajun Design

Visual Communication Awards / Best Design / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations / Website, App or Electronic Publication

www.cft.org

CFT Website Team

Writing Awards / Best Labor History Story / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

The woman who helped California women win the vote

Bill Morgan, CFT Labor in the Schools Committee

Honorable mention

General Excellence / Website / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

www.cft.org

CFT Website Team

California Labor Federation, AFL-CIO

Third Place Awards

Electronic Media / Best Promotional Video / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Unions: Working People Standing Together

California Labor Federation

Visual Communication Awards / Best Informational Graphic / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Blueprint for Victory, California Labor 2016

Jody Ginsberg

Honorable mention

Electronic Media / Best Use of Social Media / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

We Are With Chuck Jones

Steve Smith, Rachel Warino, Jody Ginsberg

California School Employees Association

 First Place Awards

Visual Communication Awards / Best Design / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations / Single-Issue Publication (Print)

CalGen Summit Program

CSEA Communications Staff

Second Place Awards

General Excellence / Single-Issue Publication / Local/Regional/Statewide Labor Unions

25 Years of Value: 2016 Member Benefits Guide

CSEA Communications Staff

General Excellence / Website / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

csea.com

CSEA Communications Staff

Visual Communication Awards / Best Photo Essay or Gallery / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Appreciating Classified Employees

CSEA Communications Staff

Third Place Awards

General Excellence / Print Publication / Local/Regional/State Federations, Central Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations


Focus Magazine

CSEA Communications Staff

Visual Communication Awards / Best Design / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations / Magazines (Print)

Focus Magazine, May/June 2016

CSEA Communications Staff

Visual Communication Awards / Best Front Page/Cover / Magazines (Print) / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Dedicated to Student Safety

CSEA Communications Staff // Photo by Steve Lira

Writing Awards / Best Profile / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Honoring Women who have Served our Country

CSEA Communications Staff // Story by Hugo Jimenez

CWA Local 1180

First Place Awards

Visual Communication Awards / Best Design / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations / Newspapers and Newsletters (Print)

America Has Always Been a Melting Pot

Marci Rosenblum

 Second Place Awards

General Excellence / Print Publication / Local/Regional/Statewide Labor Unions in one of the following categories based on size / 1,001-10,000

Communique

Marci Rosenblum

Writing Awards / Best Analysis / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

America Has Always Been a Melting Pot

Marci Rosenblum

Third Place Awards

Visual Communication Awards / Best Front Page/Cover / Newspapers and Newsletters (Print) / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Communique

Marci Rosenblum

 Heartland Labor Forum

First Place Awards

Electronic Media / Best Longform Audio / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Do Harley’s Dreams of Personal Freedom Extend to Its Workers?

Judy Ancel

Second Place Awards

Electronic Media / Best Audio/Podcast/Radio Broadcast / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Defending Kansas City Missouri Schools

Cris Mann

IAMAW District Lodge 142

Second Place Awards

General Excellence / Print Publication / Local/Regional/Statewide Labor Unions in one of the following categories based on size / 10,001-30,000

Spring – Summer 2016

Dave Supplee

 IBEW Local 1245

First Place Awards

Electronic Media / Best Promotional Video / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Linemen Without Borders

IBEW 1245

General Excellence / Print Publication / Local/Regional/Statewide Labor Unions in one of the following categories based on size / 10,001-30,000

Utility Reporter

Rebecca Band

Newspapers and Newsletters / Magazines

Utility Reporter

Rebecca Band

Second Place Awards

Visual Communication Awards / Best Front Page/Cover / Newspapers and Newsletters (Print) / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Utility Reporter

Rebecca Band

Third Place Awards

General Excellence / Website / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

IBEW 1245 website

Rebecca Band

Political Action/Organizing Campaign / Best Collateral / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Keep Diablo Canyon Open rally sign

Rebecca Band

Writing Awards / Best Electronic Content / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

IBEW 1245 website

Rebecca Band

International Brotherhood of Boilermakers (IBB)

First Place Awards

Electronic Media / Best Promotional Video / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

The Meaning of Boilermaker Brotherhood

Boilermakers History Preservation Department/Wide Awake Films

Visual Communication Awards / Best Design / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations / Newspapers and Newsletters (Print)

The Boilermaker Reporter

Editor-in-Chief, Newton B. Jones; Managing Editor, Mike Linderer; Designer, Mary Echols

Second Place Awards

General Excellence / Website / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

www.formaunion.com

International Brotherhood of Boilermakers; Tim Canon, Webmaster; Mike Linderer, Director of Communications; Mary Echols, Designer

Visual Communication Awards / Best Front Page/Cover / Magazines (Print) / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

The Boilermaker Reporter

Editor-in-Chief, Newton B. Jones; Managing Editor, Mike Linderer; Designer, Mary Echols

Writing Awards / Best Profile / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

Retired Local 169 member finds expression  in poetry

Mike Linderer, Managing Editor

Third Place Awards

Visual Communication Awards / Best Photograph / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

Waterwall

Mike Linderer, photographer

Labor Tribune (St. Louis/Southern Illinois)

Third Place Awards

Writing Awards / Best News Story / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Laborers 110’s business manager shares tragic story of son’s battle with heroin

Sheri Gassaway

Honorable mention

General Excellence / Print Publication / Local/Regional/Statewide Labor Unions in one of the following categories based on size / 30,001+

St. Louis/Southern Illinois Labor Tribune

Labor Tribune Staff

Writing Awards / Best Labor History Story / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Is this the birthplace of the labor movement? Historian thinks it might be

Carl Green

 Los Angeles/Orange Counties Building & Construction Trades Council

 First Place Awards

Writing Awards / Best Profile / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Trades Pitch In to Help One Of Our Own

Robert Buscemi

Writing Awards / Saul Miller Awards / Political Action / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Coalition Fights Anti-Union Plan

Robert Buscemi

 Second Place Awards

Writing Awards / Saul Miller Awards / Organizing / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Ex-Convicts Earn Apprentice Slots At Boot Camp

Mark Edward Nero

Writing Awards / Saul Miller Awards / Political Action / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

We Must Pass Measure M

Ron Miller

 Third Place Awards

Visual Communication Awards / Best Photo Essay or Gallery / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Demolishing A Landmark: Trades Clear The Way For New 6th Street Bridge

Kenneth Johansson, Photographer

Visual Communication Awards / Best Photograph / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Building Trades News November 2016 Issue; Front Page – Buildilng Trades Members in Tunnel

Kenneth Johansson, Photographer

Writing Awards / Best Editorial or Column / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

I’m Not Going To Tell You How To Vote

Ron Miller

Honorable mention

Visual Communication Awards / Best Informational Graphic / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Building Trades News October 2016 Issue – Front Page

Ron Miller, Anne-Marie Otey

Writing Awards / Best News Story / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

We Stand Together

Beige Luciano-Adams

Writing Awards / Best Profile / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Local 5 Insulator Wins Western Contest

Karen Robes Meeks

Writing Awards / Saul Miller Awards / Political Action / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Say No To Building Ban

Anne-Marie Otey

 Metro Washington Council AFL-CIO

Second Place Awards

General Excellence / Blog / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

METRO WASHINGTON COUNCIL AFL-CIO

Chris Garlock

Minneapolis Regional Labor Federation

 Second Place Awards

Writing Awards / Saul Miller Awards / Collective Bargaining / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Day four of strike: Nurses highlighted violence they suffer on job

Steve Share

Honorable mention

General Excellence / Print Publication / Local/Regional/State Federations, Central Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations


Minneapolis Labor Review, November 18, 2016 and December 16, 2016 issues

Steve Share, editor

Visual Communication Awards / Best Design / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations / Newspapers and Newsletters (Print)

Minneapolis Labor Review, November 18, 2016 issue

Steve Share, editor

NYS Public Employees Federation

Second Place Awards

Writing Awards / Best Labor History Story / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Bayard Rustin, an activist driven by passion for equality

Deborah A. Miles

Third Place Awards

Electronic Media / Best Use of Social Media / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Lime Green Envelope – Your Vote, Your Voice Campaign

Mayra Ithier

Honorable mention

Writing Awards / Saul Miller Awards / Collective Bargaining / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Landmark Contract Deal Awaits YOUR Vote

Deborah A. Miles

Oregon School Employees Association (AFT 6732)

Second Place Awards

General Excellence / Print Publication / Local/Regional/State Federations, Central Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations


OSEA Journal

Michael Plett & Jason Cox

Visual Communication Awards / Best Design / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations / Newspapers and Newsletters (Print)

OSEA Journal, Jan-Feb 2016

Michael Plett

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO

First Place Awards

Political Action/Organizing Campaign / Best Mail Piece / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Dan Truitt Has Never Been On Our Side

Mike Johnson

People’s World

First Place Awards

The Max Steinbock Award

Veterans’ health care in crosshairs of privatization forces

Roberta Wood

Visual Communication Awards / Best Photo Essay or Gallery / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

Chicago Teachers Union one-day strike

Teresa Albano

Writing Awards / Best News Story / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

Arkansas poultry workers see wages plucked

C.J. Atkins

Writing Awards / Best Series / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

The Pulse shooting in Orlando

C.J. Atkins, Patrick Foote, Larry Rubin, and John Wojcik

Writing Awards / Saul Miller Awards / Collective Bargaining / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

Covered Bridge potato chip strike ends in “tremendous victory”

C.J. Atkins

Writing Awards / Saul Miller Awards / Organizing / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

Yale graduate teachers petition NLRB for union recognition

Joelle Fishman

Writing Awards / Saul Miller Awards / Political Action / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

Chicago teachers’ strike puts focus on Rauner state budget crisis

Teresa Albano

Second Place Awards

Writing Awards / Best Analysis / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

The labor movement won’t thrive if it doesn’t help Black women to survive

Chauncey K. Robinson

Writing Awards / Best Labor History Story / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

Letter carriers bear a heavy weight for all of us

John Dick

Writing Awards / Best News Story / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

Sofitel hotel workers in LA: Invisible no more

Eric A. Gordon

Writing Awards / Best Series / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

The Flint water crisis

Patrick Foote, Earchiel Johnson, Larry Rubin and Blake Skylar

 Third Place Awards

General Excellence / Electronic Publication / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

www.peoplesworld.org

Peoples World staff and editors

Visual Communication Awards / Best Design / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations / Website, App or Electronic Publication

www.peoplesworld.org

Peoples World staff and editors

Writing Awards / Best Analysis / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

House of labor grapples with jobs vs. environment again

Teresa Albano

Writing Awards / Best Editorial or Column / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

Fascism in the White House: It’s not just Trump

C.J. Atkins

Writing Awards / Best Feature Story / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

From LA to Vegas, door knocking for Clinton

Eric A. Gordon

Writing Awards / Best News Story / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

United flight attendants demonstrate worldwide for a contract

Eric A. Gordon

Writing Awards / Best Series / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

What does Black Lives Matter mean under capitalism?

Chauncey K. Robinson

Writing Awards / Saul Miller Awards / Political Action / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

Hundreds arrested at US Capitol for demanding restoration of democracy

Larry Rubin

Honorable mention

Writing Awards / Best News Story / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

Fight for 15: “McDonalds, take sexual harassment off the menu”

Joelle Fishman

Tenacious Chicago Reader staff buckles in for arduous negotiations

Patrick Foote

Writing Awards / Best Profile / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

Nabisco worker fears her middle class life will slip away

Patrick Foote

Professional Employees Association

First Place Awards

General Excellence / Website / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

The Professional Employees Association website

Brett Harper

Third Place Awards

Writing Awards / Best Labor History Story / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

Paid Parenting, Winning Maternity and Parental Leave Benefits

Ben Isitt

Writing Awards / Best Profile / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

Librarians are our 21st Century Storytellers

Jessica Woollard

Honorable mention

Newspapers and Newsletters / Magazines

The Professional

Brett Harper (Editor)

Visual Communication Awards / Best Design / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations / Magazines (Print)

The Professional

Brett Harper (Editor)

Visual Communication Awards / Best Front Page/Cover / Magazines (Print) / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

The Professional September issue

Brett Harper (Editor)

Writing Awards / Best Analysis / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

If we’re not machines, why are we expected to work like them?

Jackie Wong

 Professional Staff Congress (PSC)

First Place Awards

Visual Communication Awards / Best Photo Essay or Gallery / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

A year of action for contract justice

Photos by Dave Sanders, Erik McGregor and Marty Kerins; Captions by Shomial Ahmad

Visual Communication Awards / Best Photograph / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

CUNY needs a raise

Dave Sanders

Second Place Awards

Electronic Media / Best Use of Social Media / Local Unions

CUNY Strike Authorization Vote #CUNYStrikeAuth

PSC Communications Staff

Multimedia Award / Best Multimedia Campaign

PROFESSIONAL STAFF CONGRESS STRIKE AUTHORIZATION VOTE

PSC Communications Staff

Writing Awards / Best Feature Story / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Muslims want answers on surveillance

Shomial Ahmad

Third Place Awards

General Excellence / Print Publication / Local/Regional/Statewide Labor Unions in one of the following categories based on size / 10,001-30,000

Clarion

Adele M. Stan (Editor), Shomial Ahmad (Associate Editor)

Honorable mention

Visual Communication Awards / Best Design / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations / Single-Issue Publication (Print)

CUNY writers against austerity

Thencasti Paulino

Visual Communication Awards / Best Front Page/Cover / Newspapers and Newsletters (Print) / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

September Issue, Clarion

Margarita Aguilar

Writing Awards / Saul Miller Awards / Organizing / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

41 arrested in CUNY funding protest outside gov’s office

Adele M. Stan and Shomial Ahmad

PTE 17

First Place Awards

General Excellence / Single-Issue Publication / Local/Regional/Statewide Labor Unions

Welcome – New Member Guide

Deidre Girard

Third Place Awards

General Excellence / Print Publication / Local/Regional/Statewide Labor Unions in one of the following categories based on size / 1,001-10,000

Insight Magazine

Deidre Girard

RWDSU

Honorable mention

General Excellence / Website / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

www.rwdsu.org

RWDSU

SAG-AFTRA

First Place Awards

Electronic Media / Best News Video / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

SAG-AFTRA Members Picket at WB Games

SAG-AFTRA Communications & Marketing

General Excellence / Electronic Publication / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

SAG-AFTRA Digital Special Issue 2016

SAG-AFTRA Communications & Marketing

Visual Communication Awards / Best Design / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations / Magazines (Print)

SAG-AFTRA Magazine Fall 2016

SAG-AFTRA Communications & Marketing and Yvette Youssefia

Visual Communication Awards / Best Design / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations / Single-Issue Publication (Print)

President Ken Howard: A Celebration of Life

SAG-AFTRA Communications & Marketing

Second Place Awards

General Excellence / Print Publication / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations 


SAG-AFTRA Magazine

SAG-AFTRA Communications & Marketing

Visual Communication Awards / Best Design / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations / Single-Issue Publication (Print)

SAG-AFTRA Broadcast Members Poster

SAG-AFTRA Communications & Marketing

Writing Awards / Saul Miller Awards / Collective Bargaining / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

Why We Strike

SAG-AFTRA Communications & Marketing and Tom Leupold

Third Place Awards

Electronic Media / Best Issues/Advocacy Video / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

SAG-AFTRA Fights for Fair Wages at Droga5

SAG-AFTRA Communications & Marketing

Electronic Media / Best Longform Video / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

Actor to Actor with Lily Tomlin

SAG-AFTRA Communications & Marketing

Visual Communication Awards / Best Photo Essay or Gallery / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

Celebrating Carol Burnett

SAG-AFTRA Communications & Marketing

Honorable mention

Electronic Media / Best Issues/Advocacy Video / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

Support KNBR Employees

SAG-AFTRA Communications & Marketing

Electronic Media / Best Longform Video / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

Actor to Actor with Carol Burnett

SAG-AFTRA Communications & Marketing

Electronic Media / Best Promotional Video / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

Celebrating Union Members at the SAG Awards (Series)

SAG-AFTRA Communications & Marketing

Visual Communication Awards / Best Design / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations / Website, App or Electronic Publication

SAG-AFTRA Digital Special Issue

SAG-AFTRA Communications & Marketing

Sender’s Communications Group

First Place Awards

General Excellence / Blog / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

Labor 411 Blog

Senders Communications Group, Inc.

General Excellence / Single-Issue Publication / Local/Regional/State Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Los Angeles Labor 411 Directory 2016

Senders Communications Group, Inc.

Second Place Awards

Electronic Media / Best Use of Social Media / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

Best Use of Social Media: Original Facebook Memes/Images

Sahid Fawaz

Honorable mention

Visual Communication Awards / Best Informational Graphic / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

United Teachers of Los Angeles Publication Graphics: September 2016 Issue

Mike Kritzer

Society of Professional Engineers and Employees in Aerospace (SPEEA)/IFPTE 2001

First Place Awards

General Excellence / Print Publication / Local/Regional/State Federations, Central Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

SPEEA Spotlite

Bill Dugovich, SPEEA Communications Director, Karen McLean, SPEEA Publications Editor, Lori Dupuis SPEEA Web and Graphic Designer, Amber Musselman SPEEA Communications Support

St. Paul Regional Labor Federation

Second Place Awards

Writing Awards / Best Editorial or Column / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Missed opportunity 50 years ago offers insight into labor’s current challenges

Dave Kamper

Third Place Awards

Writing Awards / Best Analysis / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Fight for $15 putting upward pressure where it’s needed on wages

Michael Moore

Stew Ransom (ATU Local 726)

 Honorable mention

Electronic Media / Best Longform Video / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

The 100th Anniversary of ATU Local 726

Stewart Ransom

Transport Workers Union

 First Place Awards

Electronic Media / Best Issues/Advocacy Video / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

TWU Local 100 Organizes National Bike Share

Mary Matthews

Electronic Media / Best Longform Video / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

TWU Local 223: 75 Years

Mary Matthews

Second Place Awards

Electronic Media / Best Issues/Advocacy Video / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

TWU Takes on Fast Act

Mary Matthews

Electronic Media / Best Longform Video / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations

TWU Local 556 Takes on Wall Street

Mary Matthews

TWU Local 100

Second Place Awards

Political Action/Organizing Campaign / Best Persuasive Message / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Who Moves NYC?

Designer: Noah Rodriguez

Third Place Awards

Visual Communication Awards / Best Illustration / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Transit Worker a Heroine in New Ghostbusters Movie

Fred Harper

Writing Awards / Saul Miller Awards / Organizing / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

TWU Stands Tall for Pedicabbies in Stand Off with de Blasio

Alan Saly

UFCW Local 1428

Honorable mention

General Excellence / Print Publication / Local/Regional/Statewide Labor Unions in one of the following categories based on size / 1,001-10,000

Fall – Winter 2016-17

Mark Ramos

Visual Communication Awards / Best Front Page/Cover / Magazines (Print) / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Supermarket Contracts Ratified!

Mark Ramos

UFCW Local 1445

First Place Awards

Visual Communication Awards / Best Front Page/Cover / Newspapers and Newsletters (Print) / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

UFCW Local 1445 Union News Fall 2016

Linda Ferrazzara

 Honorable mention

General Excellence / Print Publication / Local/Regional/Statewide Labor Unions in one of the following categories based on size / 10,001-30,000

UFCW Local 1445 Union News

Linda Ferrazzara (editor)

UFCW Local 175 & 633 CANADA

First Place Awards

Visual Communication Awards / Best Design / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations / Website, App or Electronic Publication

UFCW Locals 175 & 633

Jennifer Tunney

Second Place Awards

General Excellence / Single-Issue Publication / Local/Regional/State Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

The #AlteredLivesProject

Jennifer Tunney

Third Place Awards

Visual Communication Awards / Best Design / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations / Single-Issue Publication (Print)

Join Your Union @ Toronto Pride 2016

Jennifer Tunney

Honorable mention

Visual Communication Awards / Best Design / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations / Magazines (Print)

Checkout September 2016

Jennifer Tunney

 UFCW Local 324

 First Place Awards

Visual Communication Awards / Best Cartoon / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Off The Wall    July/August 2016

Chris Aubin

Writing Awards / Best Analysis / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

The Billionaire Bully

Todd Conger

Writing Awards / Best Editorial or Column / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Don’t be Fooled by Management You Aren’t Even on Their Priority List

Greg Conger

Second Place Awards

Writing Awards / Best Profile / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Crews Control: They are Anonymous, Nocturnal and Sometimes Misunderstood

Todd Conger

Honorable mention

Writing Awards / Best Analysis / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Crews Control: They are Anonymous . . .

Todd Conger

Writing Awards / Best Feature Story / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Crews Control: They are Anonymous . . .

Todd Conger

 

UFCW Local 400

First Place Awards

Writing Awards / Best News Story / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Local 400 Members Save Their Stores

Mark P. Federici

Second Place Awards

Newspapers and Newsletters / Magazines

Local 400 Union Leader

Mark P. Federici

Political Action/Organizing Campaign / Best Collateral / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Brewing a Union at Lipton Tea Plant

UFCW Local 400

Political Action/Organizing Campaign / Best Flyer / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Is your future being decided without you?

UFCW Local 400

Visual Communication Awards / Best Illustration / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Calling it ‘right to work’ is like calling drowning ‘right to swim’

Jonathan Williams, UFCW Local 400

Visual Communication Awards / Best Photograph / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Local 400 Kroger associates in Roanoke vote to authorize a strike

UFCW Local 400

 Third Place Awards

 Writing Awards / Saul Miller Awards / Political Action / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

“Right to Work” Rammed Down Throat of WV Workers

Mark P. Federici

UFCW Local 8 – Golden State

 First Place Awards

General Excellence / Print Publication / Local/Regional/Statewide Labor Unions in one of the following categories based on size / 30,001 +

Spring – Summer 2016

Jacques Loveall

Second Place Awards

 

Visual Communication Awards / Best Front Page/Cover / Magazines (Print) / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Winter 2015-16

Jacques Loveall

UFCW Local 99

Second Place Awards

Writing Awards / Best Series / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

UFCW Local 99 Labor History Series

Jim McLaughlin

UFT (AFT Local 2)

First Place Awards

Electronic Media / Best News Video / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

What the anti-union Friedrichs case is really about

Brian Gibbons

Electronic Media / Best Use of Social Media / Local Unions

uftny on Instagram

Ernst Raymond

Second Place Awards

Electronic Media / Best Promotional Video / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Community Learning Schools: A new approach

Brian Gibbons

Writing Awards / Best News Story / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

After long road to classroom, teacher fears deportation

Rachel Nobel

Third Place Awards

General Excellence / Print Publication / Local/Regional/Statewide Labor Unions in one of the following categories based on size / 30,001 +

New York Teacher

Joe LoVerde

Writing Awards / Best Feature Story / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Have art cart, will travel

Christina Cheakalos

Writing Awards / Best Series / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Union Loud and Proud Friedricks Preparation Campaign

Deidre McFadyen

United Mine Workers of America

First Place Awards

Visual Communication Awards / Best Design / National/International Unions, Federations, Councils & Allied Organizations / Website, App or Electronic Publication

United Mine Workers of America

UMWA Communications

 University of Minnesota Labor Education Service

First Place Awards

Electronic Media / Best Issues/Advocacy Video / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

APWU Fighting for Justice

Howard Kling

Electronic Media / Best Longform Video / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

U.S. Labor Delegation to Vietnam 2016: Building Solidarity and Friendship

Howard Kling

General Excellence / Website / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Workday Minnesota

Barb Kucera

Writing Awards / Best Series / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Wage Theft: series of articles and videos launched on February 22, 2016. The collection continuing through 2016 (and to the present)

Barb Kucera, Howard Kling, Randy Croce, Joey Getty

Second Place Awards

Electronic Media / Best Issues/Advocacy Video / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Wage Theft Video Collection

Howard Kling, Randy Croce

Electronic Media / Best News Video / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

$15/Hour – Now Voters Will Decide

Randy Croce

Third Place Awards

Electronic Media / Best News Video / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Minnesota Nurses Begin Open Ended Strike on Labor Day 2016

Howard Kling

Honorable mention

Multimedia Award / Best Multimedia Campaign

Wage Theft Multimedia Campaign

Barb Kucera, Howard Kling, Randy Croce, Josh Keller, Joey Getty

UUP (United University Professions)

First Place Awards

Visual Communication Awards / Best Front Page/Cover / Magazines (Print) / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Rise Up! Dec. 2016/Jan. 2017

Karen L. Mattison

Visual Communication Awards / Best Illustration / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

Dec. 2016/Jan. 2017 cover

Karen L. Mattison

Writing Awards / Saul Miller Awards / Organizing / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

“One membership card at a time”

Darryl McGrath

Second Place Awards

Visual Communication Awards / Best Design / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations / Magazines (Print)

Dec.2016/Jan. 2017

Karen L. Mattison

Visual Communication Awards / Best Design / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations / Website, App or Electronic Publication

UUP Website

Mike Lisi

Writing Awards / Best Electronic Content / Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations

UUP Website

Mike Lisi, Webmaster

Third Place Awards

Multimedia Award / Best Multimedia Campaign

Adjuncts campaign

Mike Lisi