Dear Crosscut supporters,

Almost two years ago, the journalists and producers of Crosscut and KCTS9 unionized. We did so in response to worries over staff churn and wages that did not keep up with experience levels and skyrocketing living costs. We’re currently in the final stages of negotiating our first contract. But wages and benefits — including more mental health resources — continue to be a major sticking point.

Earlier this month, Cascade Public Media management offered an insultingly thin proposal. It included zero increases in vacation or sick leave; a pitiful increase in our Employee Assistance Program for mental…

Crosscut Union

Official account of the journalists at Crosscut and KCTS 9. We are represented by the Pacific Northwest Newspaper Guild and part of the News Guild of CWA.

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