What Unionizing Means For Gawker, Other Digital Operations
Seventy-five percent of Gawker Media employees voted to unionize. Here's what we learned from the outpouring of dramatic commentary that ensued.By Jasmine Bailey | June 4, 2015
Employees of Gawker Media have voted to unionize. It's an interesting step and the first of its kind — implementing an old-school tactic in a digital-first newsroom.
According to Gawker, the Wednesday vote included 107 employees, and 75 percent voted "yes" to forming a union for "the purpose of collective bargaining."
The vote included editorial staff from Gawker Media, which includes Gawker, Jezebel, Deadspin, io9, Gizmodo and more. (Video via Jezebel)