Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Union response to Metroland layoffs

he foundation of our democracy is being steadily eroded with yet another announcement of layoffs at a newspaper chain, says Brad Honywill, president of the Local union representing unionized newspaper employees in Ontario. ...

"Combined with the number of employees who recently took voluntary severance packages at Metroland, this represents a major cut to news operations serving readers in southern Ontario," said Honywill, president of Local 87-M of the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union (CEP).

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