Vox Union Deal Offers Minimum Salary of $56,000, Parental Leave

June 14, 2019, 3:25 PM

Employees at Vox Media, owner of the Verge, Eater and SB Nation, will get minimum salary guarantees and four months of paid parental leave as part of their first union contract.

The online publisher’s 350-member editorial staff ratified its first collective bargaining agreement a week after the employees held a one-day walkout to pressure management.

The three-year deal includes $56,000 minimum salaries for exempt employees— workers who aren’t paid overtime—as well as a 3.5% retroactive raise and a commitment to consider a diverse pool of applicants for jobs. It also ensures that if Vox creates programming for Netflix Inc. or ...

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