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Striking Chronicle Herald workers mark oneyear anniversary of labour dispute

HALIFAX – The union representing striking workers at the Halifax Chronicle Herald are holding rallies throughout Nova Scotia Monday to mark the one-year anniversary of the labour dispute.The Halifax Typographical Union, which went on strike last Jan. 23, is holding pickets and rallies in various locations.Sixty-one newsroom staff walked off the job over a contract that included wage rollbacks and other cuts.The company announced last week that an unfair labour practice complaint against it was adjourned and would be heard by the Nova Scotia Labour Board on Feb. 8.The union said they are seeking to renew negotiations after lawyers from both sides met for informal discussions.Ian Scott, the Herald’s chief operating officer, said the company and the union last met for conciliation on Nov. 4. Striking Chronicle Herald workers mark one-year anniversary of labour dispute A sign for the Halifax Chronicle Herald is seen as members of the newsroom union picket outside the newspaper’s office after walking off the job in Halifax on Saturday, January 23, 2016. The union representing striking workers at the Halifax Chronicle Herald are holding rallies throughout Nova Scotia Monday to mark the one-year anniversary of the labour dispute. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese by The Canadian Press Posted Jan 23, 2017 9:52 am MDT Last Updated Jan 23, 2017 at 10:40 am MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email read more