Workers at the Daily Beast electronic news service will have the same benefits and pay as some of their new co-workers at Newsweek after the two companies merged last month.
Under a framework agreement with the workers’ new union, The Newspaper Guild/CWA (TNG/CWA), non-supervisory editorial employees who produce the Daily Beast will be covered by the same union contract that now covers many of Newsweek’s journalists.
New York Newspaper Guild President Bill O’Meara says:
Newsweek’s Guild members are proud to be part of this exciting new venture that will combine the journalistic resources of a venerable news magazine and a cutting-edge news website in an editorial workplace in which all employees will have a voice.
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