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CEP union questions motives of new pro-public broadcasting organization

News | 01/30/2003 5:00 am EST

The Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada (CEP) is worried that a new pro-public broadcasting advocacy organization officially launched last week is a pawn in an ongoing battle with another union representing a different segment of Canadian Broadcasting Corp. (CBC) employees. The new organization, called Our Public Airwaves, is being financially supported by the Canadian Media Guild, which is affiliated with the U.S.-based union Communications Workers of America (CWA).

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