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Lessons from a little English newsroom
9 months ago

Lessons from a little English newsroom

By Jessica Caparini for University of King’s College The Signal

Peter Morse didn’t learn that his office was shutting down from a man in a suit, but from… Continue Reading Lessons from a little English newsroom

Postmedia plans to lay off 54 staff at Vancouver Sun and The Province
9 months ago

Postmedia plans to lay off 54 staff at Vancouver Sun and The Province

By  •  News, Labour

By H.G. Watson, Associate Editor

Postmedia has announced that they plan to lay off 54 staff at the Vancouver Sun and The Province by early April.

A memo… Continue Reading Postmedia plans to lay off 54 staff at Vancouver Sun and The Province

Postmedia cuts non-unionized staff benefits
9 months ago

Postmedia cuts non-unionized staff benefits

By H.G. Watson, Associate Editor

Postmedia has made substantial cuts to non-unionized employee benefits, including axing its employment assistance program and eliminating maternity and parental leave top-up payments.

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Memo: Upcoming Changes to HR Programs at Postmedia
9 months ago

Memo: Upcoming Changes to HR Programs at Postmedia

By  •  News, Labour

The following memo was sent to all Postmedia staff on Mar. 9, 2017.

Across Postmedia we currently have numerous and varied benefit programs, pension plans and other human resources policies… Continue Reading Memo: Upcoming Changes to HR Programs at Postmedia

Postmedia issues layoff notices
11 months ago

Postmedia issues layoff notices

Union says nine layoff notices issued at Montreal Gazette; six at Ottawa Citizen.

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New CBC opinion section provides more paid writing opportunities for freelancers
12 months ago

New CBC opinion section provides more paid writing opportunities for freelancers

By  •  Work, Labour

Canadian freelance writers have one more potential way to earn money: by selling their ideas to the new opinion section being featured on CBCNews.ca.
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Here are the confirmed Globe and Mail staff who took buyouts
1 year ago

Here are the confirmed Globe and Mail staff who took buyouts

By H.G. Watson, Associate Editor

On Nov. 18, a select number of Globe and Mail staff members packed up their belongings and left the newspaper’s offices at 444… Continue Reading Here are the confirmed Globe and Mail staff who took buyouts