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NewsHour staff looks to unionize

Management says it will voluntarily recognize effort

Posted 7/29/22

About 75 producers, editors and other content creators at PBS NewsHour who are seeking clarity on pay equity, additional staffers and greater diversity said they intend to unionize with SAG-AFTRA. 

About 70 percent of content staff at the long-running evening news program, produced by WETA-TV in Washington, D.C, recently signed a unionization petition.

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