Mar 24, 2017 | News Story

Thrillist Staff Overwhelmingly Votes to Join Writers Guild of America, East

On Wednesday, Writers Guild of America, East, announced that content creators at Thrillist had voted to join the union. After weeks of refusing to recognize the staff’s union, management agreed to collectively bargain following a 24-hour online vote. 95% of the 65-person bargaining unit voted to join. The Thrillist Organizing Committee celebrated their victory: “As new members of the WGA East, we look forward to good-faith contract negotiations with management. And we will continue working hard to ensure the Thrillist video, edit, and distribution teams have a voice in a constantly evolving industry.”