WGA Members Ratify CBS Contract

CBS News personnnel approve new three-year deal

CBS News personnel represented by the Writers
Guild of America East and West have ratified a new, three-year contract.

The vote was 83% to 17% for the agreement, which
provides for a 2% pay raise in January, and another 2% in April 2012.

The contract covers news writers, writer/producers, editors, desk
assistants, production assistants, graphic artists and promotion writers in New
York, Chicago, Washington and Los Angeles.


AFTRA Members Ratify New Deal

American Federation of Television and Radio Artists members ratified the new three-year primetime-television agreement with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers by a 62.4% margin.