BuzzFeed Journalists Vote to Unionize in Wake of Layoffs

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BuzzFeed Inc.’s U.S. journalists agreed to unionize, saying they would seek better benefits and fair pay after seeing some colleagues lose their jobs last month.

An overwhelming majority of workers were in favor of the decision to join NewsGuild, the labor union that’s part of the Communications Workers of America, according to a person familiar with the matter, who asked not to be identified discussing details of the decision.

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One thought on “BuzzFeed Journalists Vote to Unionize in Wake of Layoffs

  • February 13, 2019 at 9:56 am
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    Who needs unions when employment is great? However, when employment becomes uncertain, turning to an advocate is a natural reaction but unions cannot prevent reductions in the workforce.

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