Thursday, October 29, 2009

LA PRESSE AGREES WITH FOUR UNIONS, BUT FOUR MORE TO GO

Montreal’s La Presse has reached an agreement-in-principle with half of its eight unions, although a shutdown threat still looms over the newspaper.

North America’s biggest French-language broadsheet is threatening to close its doors Dec. 1 unless it reaches contract deals with its unions.

The paper announced Wednesday it has reached an agreement with four of its unions, representing one-third of its employees.


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