Union representing Globe staff files grievance

As reported previously, editors at the Globe and Mail asked staff—and freelancers, though it’s not clear how many—not to write for Toronto Life and Chatelaine, claiming that they are competing publications (though we suspect it may have more to do with this). Now a rep from SONG, the union that represents Globe staff, has confirmed […]

Posted on February 23, 2011 at 6:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , ,

New Globe and Mail policy affects freelancers

John Stackhouse, executive editor at the Globe and Mail, has reportedly told Globe staffers they can no longer freelance for Toronto Life  and Chatelaine because the magazines are now considered “competitors.” What’s more, the same policy applies may soon apply to freelancers who contribute to the paper, most of whom don’t earn enough from the Globe to […]