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Bloomberg is reporting that 55 members of the staff at Crooked Media, the podcast network behind Pod Save America and Lovett or Leave It, have unionized through the Writers Guild of America.
In a letter to management that Bloomberg obtained, staff say they’re looking for a more “equitable” workplace that provides transparency around promotion requirements and salary, as well as prioritizing diversity in hiring. They also told Bloomberg that return-to-office requirements haven’t applied to all staff equally, which they’d like to see change.
A Crooked Media spokesperson told Bloomberg the company has “consistently supported and amplified the power of organized labor and welcome our employees’ efforts to unionize. We look forward to working together on the request for recognition and starting the collective bargaining process."
Read the full Bloomberg story HERE