The WGA East has been recognized voluntarily by CBSN, the digital arm of CBS News.

Kudos to CBS.

CBSN agreed to recognize the union and enter into negotiations for a first-time contract after more than two-thirds of the bargaining unit signed authorization cards saying they wanted to join the guild.

The WGA East (Writers’ Guild of America), has been representing CBS News writers wince 1954.

This step is part of the union’s effects to move into digital newsrooms around the country.

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