Au revoir, Rue Frontenac?

  Rue Frontenac launched in winter 2009 as website for locked-out workers at the Journal de Montreal, offering union information on the conflict between the paper and its unionized workers that began in January 2009. The site also posts general news, offering those locked-out journalists an outlet for their work. A print edition of Rue […]

Posted on May 19, 2011 at 2:05 pm by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , , , ,

Two years of shame at Journal de Montreal

Two hundred and fifty-three  Journal de Montréal workers marked their second anniversary on the picket line today. They were locked out by their employer, media giant Quebecor, on January 24, 2009, after employees refused to accept concessions. The paper has continued to publish, although many, many freelancers have heeded the call to stop contributing. The locked-out workers’ […]

Posted on January 24, 2011 at 6:19 pm by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , ,