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Meagan Gillmore | Chronicle Herald workers who were on strike for 19 months have mixed feelings about the eight-year deal that passed with 94 per cent approval from the Halifax Typographical Union.
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Meagan Gillmore | Ontario's Changing Workplaces Review doesn't do enough to recommend protections for the collective rights of workers in the reality TV industry, the Canadian Media Guild (CMG) says.
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Meagan Gillmore | Workers in reality TV often work in unsafe and unhealthy environments, contributing to professional and personal drama that can rival the action on the shows they create. And, for now, it's legal.
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Andrew Biro | The Chronicle Herald strike shows how labour disputes are often about struggles over expertise and authority in the work process. And it shows the importance of responsible journalism for a democracy.
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Stephen Kimber | Chronicle Herald publisher Sarah Dennis was contrite. Under the headline, "We Have Listened And Will Learn From This," she wrote about her newspaper's mishandling of a now infamously viral story.
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Ralph Surette | In the midst of a labour dispute, the good news is the Chronicle Herald is a rare "independent" and thus far better placed than most to do what a newspaper is supposed to do in a democratic society.
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Wayne MacPhail | Last week the news broke that CHCH, a TV station in Hamilton, was slashing its local coverage and firing most of its staff. Was it due to the availability of free alternatives? Not a chance.
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H.G. Watson | In part three of this special feature on precarious workers, H.G. Watson looks at organizations attempting sectoral and geographic approaches to organizing.
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H.G. Watson | Why are Canadian media unions concerned about the potential watering down of CRTC regulations? Why, they're worried about protecting jobs of course!
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Errol Salamon | The role of media workers in the fight against neoliberal austerity politics is often overlooked. Yet labour activists could learn from them to resist capitalist assaults.