Thursday, September 3, 2009

La Presse Threatens Union With Closure

La Presse newspaper employees talk during preparations for a meeting for employees at the Palais des congres in June 2009. Photograph by: File, The Gazette

From The Montreal Gazette:

MONTREAL - The newspaper La Presse will cease all operations on Dec. 1 unless an agreement is made with its union to radically change its business model, Les Affaires is reporting.

An internal memo sent to staff by publisher Guy Crevier said the paper and its website,, will simply not be able to continue with the current cost structure.

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