FT Specialist Guild recognized by company
The Financial Times’ parent company has recognized FT Specialist’s U.S.-based editorial employees who unionized with the Writers Guild of America, East.
Forty-one FT Specialist journalists are part of the guild.
The journalists had joined the union in January. In the letter announcing the movement, the members wrote, “Our union will ensure that editorial employees, thanks to their greater sense of ownership and control, will be empowered to help FT Specialist discover and deploy more efficient and effective tactics to meet its business goals.”
The journalists work for the following FT Specialist publications: Agenda, BoardIQ, Financial Advisor IQ, FundFire, Health Payer Specialist, Ignites, Life Annuity Specialist, MandateWire and P&C Specialist.
They have more than 250,000 paying subscribers.