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MSNBC Votes to Unionize in Latest Media Victory for Labor

  • Writers Guild won election among about 300 employees
  • The Writers Guild has swelled its ranks in recent years
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MSNBC employees, including writers, producers and fact-checkers, voted to unionize in a government-supervised election, part of a labor-organizing push sweeping the media industry. 

The mail-in ballot election, held by the National Labor Relations Board, covered about 300 staff, according to the Writers Guild of America, East. The vote was 141-to-58.