Friday, Feb. 17 editions of The Globe and Mail and the Toronto Star. The Globe's David Walmsley and Michael Cooke of the Star are both backing proposed changes to legislation that would increase protections for journalists and sources.

Editors from some of the largest news organizations in the country, many of whose newsrooms Unifor Local 87-M represents, are asking the Senate to support a bill that would help protect journalists from police spying.

Representatives from The Globe and Mail, the Toronto Star and other...

Vice Media reporter Ben Makuch addresses media and supporters outside Osgoode Hall on Monday, Feb 6, 2017.  Credit: Emina Gamulin/Local 87-M

Unifor Local 87-M representatives were outside Osgoode Hall in Toronto on Monday, Feb. 6 to support a journalist being forced to share information on a source suspected of terrorism.

Vice Media is challenging an earlier Ontario Superior Court ruling that ordered reporter Ben Makuch hand...

Unionized members of Huffington Post US are now the largest group of digital news site workers to be covered by a collective agreement.

Unifor 87-M is thrilled that unionized Huffington Post workers in the U.S. have got their first collective contract. 

On Monday, Jan. 30, Huffington Post workers became the largest digital news site to ratify a deal with their employer when they voted nearly unanimously to accept the...

Unifor media members meet Liberal MP Filomena Tassi (Hamilton West-Ancaster-Dundas) in Ottawa to discuss the importance of supporting news and journalism in a time of crisis for the media industry. From left, Jackie McIntosh, Pat Darrah, Stephen Hawkins, Filomena Tassi, Paul Morse, Ron Tupper.

Representatives of Unifor media locals, including 87-M, were in Ottawa for five days until Feb. 3 to lobby federal MPs to make sure that quality journalism will survive and thrive in a media landscape that is rapidly losing money, increasingly digital and littered with clickbait and even fake...


Spying on journalists should never be easy, says Unifor's Jerry Dias


TORONTO, Nov. 10, 2016 /CNW/ - The country's top media union is calling for strict measures to restrict the ability of police to put journalists...