AFTRA Ratifies Contract With ABC, CBS News

Ibarra, Sergio
March 2008
Television Week;3/24/2008, Vol. 27 Issue 9, p4
Trade Publication
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.


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