The Chronicle Herald’s newsroom union votes to strike


The newsroom union for Canada’s largest independently-owned newspaper has voted overwhelmingly in favour of striking should a collective agreement not be reached next week.

The Halifax Typographical Union, which represents 61 newsroom employees at the Chronicle Herald, now can walk off the job as of 12:01 a.m. Jan. 23

Union members met Saturday afternoon in the Nova Scotia Government Employees Union offices for the vote. The union announced on Twitter 98.3 per cent voted for “strike action if necessary to secure a fair contract.”

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Source: CBC News – Nova Scotia
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