Members voted down a tentative agreement last week
Unlike its U.S. counterpart, the Canadian union includes more than just the News team
Former staff describe the lengths that management went to to keep the newsroom from unionizing
“They’re not foot soldiers for a particular editorial stance, and that’s what we wanted to be clarified. He wasn’t prepared to do that, so we were.”
Do media unions protect journalists at the expense of journalism? Do they make it impossible for struggling news orgs to survive? Do they protect older workers at the expense of the younger generation? Nora Loreto, author and union activist, talks about what place organized labour might have in today’s media.
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