Striking Radio Employees Close to 18 Months On The Picket Lines

As all of my broadcast school teachers told me, “you don’t make money in radio unless you’re in a major market,” and from what I’ve witnessed, they’re right. With that, some radio hosts decided to do something about it 18 monthes ago, and now they have the record for longest federal sector strike in Canada.

So what are they asking for? A living wage, but so far their employer MBS Radio has only tabled one deal, according to the strikers.

Working in the media can be a tough gig, with little pay, but I hope these guys get the wages they deserve.

-The Copy Writer-

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2 thoughts on “Striking Radio Employees Close to 18 Months On The Picket Lines

    • 100% my friend. What I found bizarre about this story is how little attention it is getting. This summer, when I was unemployed and looking for a job anywhere across Canada (which is common in this industry), there is a chance I could’ve applied there. But there is no way I would’ve crossed that picket. No matter how hard I was. They are fighting a good fight, and if I was in the area, I’d picket with them. What there employer is doing should be criminal.

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