Toronto Star

Toronto Star

January 19, 2008 15:42 ET

Toronto Star Reaches Tentative Agreements With Unions

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 19, 2008) - The Toronto Star reached a tentative contract agreement today with the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada, which represents unionized staff in areas including editorial, advertising, circulation and pre-publishing.

"We are pleased that we could come together in an historic agreement that reflects the constructive relationship between the Star and its staff," said Jagoda Pike, publisher of the Star. "I thank both the company and union bargaining teams for their outstanding work and perseverance in the face of significant challenges."

Details of the agreement will remain confidential, pending a ratification vote by the union, which is expected in the coming days.

About the Toronto Star

The Toronto Star, founded in 1892, is read in print and online (thestar.com) by 2.9 million readers every week. The Toronto Star is a division of Star Media Group, which includes Toronto.com, Torstar Syndication Services, Shop TV, Eye Weekly, Sway Magazine, Real Estate News, Desi Life and The Canadian Immigrant. Star Media Group also includes the jointly owned Metro free daily newspapers in Toronto, Ottawa, Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton, the Chinese language newspaper Sing Tao, and LiveDeal.ca. Star Media Group is a division of Toronto Star Newspapers Limited, which is a subsidiary of Torstar Corporation.

Contact Information

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    Bob Hepburn
    Director, Community Relations and Communications
    (416) 869-4947
    Email: bhepburn@thestar.ca