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WGA Members Ratify CBS Contract

CBS News personnel represented by the Writers
Guild of America East and West have ratified a new, three-year contract.

The vote was 83% to 17% for the agreement, which
provides for a 2% pay raise in January, and another 2% in April 2012.

The contract covers news writers, writer/producers, editors, desk
assistants, production assistants, graphic artists and promotion writers in New
York, Chicago, Washington and Los Angeles.