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Federal tribunal still reviewing impact of CRTC ruling on new media workers

News | 05/04/2000 4:00 am EDT

Last year's ruling by the CRTC to classify most new media as broadcasting has prompted another federal tribunal to determine what impact this decision has on the collective bargaining rights of new media workers. At issue is a piece of federal legislation called The Status of the Artist Act, which protects independent contractors working for broadcast undertakings or federal departments and institutions (CNM, April 15/99).

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