BuzzFeed Is Unionizing In Canada, And It's Giving Us All The Feels
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BuzzFeed Is Unionizing In Canada, And It’s Giving Us All The Feels
Unlike its U.S. counterpart, the Canadian union includes more than just the News team

Just after 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, the U.S. staff of BuzzFeed News declared they were joining the NewsGuild of New York, and called on management to voluntarily recognize their new union. As one of the last big American online news outlets that had yet to organize — and following a recent round of layoffs the union euphemistically describes as “not handled great” — the move was welcomed but far from surprising.

Less expected, however, was that BuzzFeed’s Toronto office would immediately follow suit, announcing minutes later that its members had joined the Canadian Media Guild and were calling for similar recognition.

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