Vox Media Agrees to Recognize Labor Union

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Vox Media's New York offices Chris Leonard, courtesy of Gensler

Reprinted from The New York Post by Keith Kelly on January 11, 2017.

Vox Media is the latest digital publishing company to agree to bargain with unionized editorial workers.

About 400 creative professionals employed on the company’s online publications will be covered by a collective bargaining agreement to be hammered out with the Writers Guild of America East, the union said Thursday.

The sites include Curbed, Eater, Recode, SB Nation, Racked, Polygon, The Verge and Vox.com.

“The company decision affirms what we have known since the start of our campaign,” wrote the Vox Media Union Organizing Committee. “Across eight verticals, our colleagues overwhelmingly want the benefits and protections that come from union membership.”…

NY Post 1/11

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