StarMetro Vancouver Has A Union, But Not A Contract
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StarMetro Vancouver Has A Union, But Not A Contract
Members voted down a tentative agreement last week

A band of reporters at the StarMetro Vancouver newsroom have unionized, and wages are a sticking point in negotiations with parent company Torstar.

A group of 12 reporters at the free daily quietly unionized with Unifor Local 2000 in June of 2018, just two months after the Metro (R.I.P.) tabloids in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, and Halifax were rebranded as StarMetro, and the editions in Winnipeg and Ottawa were shut down.

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