Ep. 136: Writers Guild Beast (Ft. Kim Kelly & Alex Kirshner)
From organizing, to bargaining, to fighting to win! This week we're speaking with two members of Writers Guild of America East (WGAE) about labor organizing in the digital media industry. Kim Kelly, formerly of VICE Media's union and current member of the WGAE's Guild Council, is joined by Alex Kirshner of Vox Media Union's bargaining committee fresh off their victory for a new contract.
If you work at a digital media company and are interested in organizing your workplace, check out WGAE and get connected with an organizer: https://www.wgaeast.org/organize/
If you work *literally* *in* *any* *other* *workplace* and want to join a union, you should do that too: https://aflcio.org/formaunion/contact
And here's that piece we mentioned by Kim Kelly about organizing worker-owned news shops! https://communemag.com/how-to-seize-the-means/
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