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Guild

An association of persons with a particular skill or trade. For example, the electricians in an area may form a guild for mutual support, to route business to each other, or for other reasons. A guild contrasts with a union primarily because it includes both employers and employees; it is based on trade, rather than class. Guilds were most common in medieval Europe, but still exist and have a great deal of sway in some industries, notably filmmaking. Bar associations of lawyers and realtor groups may also be considered guilds.
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The guild records thus give only a partial impression of the policies of the patriciate and guilds towards migrants who 'intruded'.
The Guild also introduced several ideas on how its members may be able to help increase circulation.
Looking back it was an act of historical vandalism but he thought he had the best interests of the guild and its memory at heart.
The conclusion Professor Cohen reaches is that by nature the guild system was "a combination of elements reflecting two contradictory concepts," in that they were "a mirror of the prevalent situation wherein government considerations and those of the local society were both involved.
Many writers cite an internal prejudice from both the networks and the guild concerning narrative vs.
The guild made it sound as if they were the United Farm Workers, being handed the most meager of scraps.
For maximum flexibility, the Guild Wars 2 Headset also offers 2 input jacks - one on each side of the headset - which allows for two user options: to choose which side the microphone cable can be plugged into, and the ability to "daisy chain" or plug in another headset so that multiple users can listen to the game at once.
The Guild officers and stewards understand that, for whatever reason,we have members who have not felt comfortable showing their support for the Guild by wearing lanyards or displaying signs on their desks in the newsroom.
The guild filed two unfair labor practice charges with the National Labor Relations Board in December, "alleging the company refused to accept responses or counterproposals to a company offer and declared an illegal impasse," The Journal reported.
SEATTLE -- NCsoft[R], the world's premier publisher and developer of massively multiplayer online games (MMOs), and ArenaNet[R], a wholly owned subsidiary of NCsoft and the acclaimed developer of Guild Wars[R], today announced that on the cusp of its fourth anniversary, the Guild Wars franchise has exceeded six million units sold.
Her knowledge of the guild and the issues facing Hollywood actors will enable her to hit the ground running,'' said Anne-Marie Johnson, SAG's first national vice president and Hollywood board chairwoman.
28) on the Newspaper Guild stated incorrectly that online staff at the Denver Rocky Mountain News and The Denver Post are represented by the Guild.