Postmedia notified Unifor Local 2000 on November 19, 2020 that it would be reducing salary expenses by 15 percent at the Vancouver Sun and The Province newspapers. The voluntary buyout process resulted in the departure of ten employees: 6 from editorial, 2 from advertising, 1 from business and 1 from IT.

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