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Postmedia workers at Toronto printing plant officially unionized by CMG

The union, which is a local of CWA Canada, says the Ontario Labour Relations Board approved an application Thursday after workers voted 48 to 18 to join the union.

The union says the printing plant’s workers have endured years of cuts to pay, hours, bonuses, vacation and benefits — including wage cuts introduced since the COVID-19 pandemic began.

The newspaper publisher has said it expects to qualify for at least $20.3 million in federal emergency wage subsidies due to the coronavirus pandemic, but that won’t cover lost revenue.
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