KCBS/San Francisco PAs, Writers, Newsroom Assistants Vote to Join SAG-AFTRA
March 18, 2016 at 12:04 PM (PT)
CBS RADIO News KCBS-A and KFRC-F/SAN FRANCISCO production assistants, writers and newsroom assistants approved SAG-AFTRA as their bargaining unit, joining the union in what SAG-AFTRA called a "nearly unanimous" vote. The staffers will be joining KCBS editors in an existing bargaining unit.
Editor and shop steward JOE ROGERS said, “Our writers, production assistants, and newsroom assistants have shown a lot of courage and determination. Because of their vote for SAG-AFTRA, the entire KCBS news team now stands united at a time when the company is contemplating drastic changes in how this station gathers and reports the news.”