TITLE

AFTRA Ratifies Contract With ABC, CBS News

AUTHOR(S)
Ibarra, Sergio
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Television Week;3/24/2008, Vol. 27 Issue 9, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists ratified a new contract with ABC and CBS for its network journalists, including anchors, correspondents and reporters. The deal includes pay increases for network staff newspersons, fee increases for freelance correspondents, pension coverage improvements and coverage for work done in new-media platforms. The new two-year contract takes effect May 16, 2008, the day after the current contract ends.
ACCESSION #
31572053

 

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