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Gizmodo and Jalopnik among G/O Media sites on strike

March 1, 2022

Posted by Chris Roush

Tech news site Gizmodo and auto news site Jalopnik are among the G/O Media sites that went on strike on Tuesday, reports Thom Geier of The Wrap.

Geier reports, “The newsroom workers for six sites, including The Root, Lifehacker, Kotaku, and Jalopnik, plan to picket outside G/O Media’s offices in New York City on Tuesday after talks broke down between the company and the Writers Guild of America East.

“The union has been in negotiations for a month seeking to maintain its cap on health care costs and add WPATH-compliant Trans-inclusive health coverage, maintain parental leave, and secure guaranteed minimum wage increases.

“A rep for G/O Media did not immediately respond to a request for comment.”

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