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Toronto Public Health investigating possible transmission of tuberculosis at Postmedia Place
5 years ago

Toronto Public Health investigating possible transmission of tuberculosis at Postmedia Place

By  •  News
By H.G. Watson, Managing Editor Toronto Public Health officials are investigating three cases of tuberculosis at an office tower in Toronto that houses National Post and Postmedia staff. Dr. Elizabeth Rea, an associate medical officer of health with the tuberculosis…
‘Nationalize’ Postmedia? That’s just the first step
5 years ago

‘Nationalize’ Postmedia? That’s just the first step

By Crawford Kilian, for The Tyee Canadian newspapers have gone through convulsive changes since the 1990s, largely thanks to the Internet. Their corporate owners appear to have shifted business plans. First they tried to save their papers by cutting costs,…
Postmedia plans to lay off 54 staff at Vancouver Sun and The Province
5 years 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 posted by Financial Post media reporter Sean Craig on Twitter outlined details…
Postmedia cuts non-unionized staff benefits
5 years 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. A memo released on March 9 details the changes for both full-time…
Memo: Upcoming Changes to HR Programs at Postmedia
5 years 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 like vacation that apply to various employee groups. In order…
National Post memo details departures from newsroom, newsroom reorganization
5 years ago

National Post memo details departures from newsroom, newsroom reorganization

By  •  Business, Memos
By H.G. Watson, Associate Editor A memo sent to National Post staff on Nov. 18 by editor-in-chief Anne Marie Owens details 20 newsroom departures, most the result of a round of buyouts aimed at reducing salary costs at Postmedia by…
Unions demand Postmedia executives reject $2.3 million in bonuses
5 years ago

Unions demand Postmedia executives reject $2.3 million in bonuses

By The Canadian Press Unions representing Canadian journalists want five Postmedia executives to reject bonuses totalling $2.275 million as the struggling newspaper chain continues staff reductions. The company awarded Postmedia president and CEO Paul Godfrey $900,000, CFO Doug Lamb $450,000,…
Postmedia moving majority of local content to A section in four newspapers
5 years ago

Postmedia moving majority of local content to A section in four newspapers

By  •  Business
By H.G. Watson, Associate Editor Postmedia editors across Canada have announced plans to move most local coverage to the A section of the print editions in similar editors’ notes that ran in four newspapers on Monday. The move comes just…
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